Ohio Philanthropy News - October 9, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

Richland County Foundation marks their 75th anniversary.
 
The new Miami County courthouse plaza dedication activities and program were sponsored by the Robinson Fund, Kettering Health Network/Troy Hospital, The Troy Foundation and Premier Health/Upper Valley Medical Center.
 
Seven Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown each received $1K grants from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland to help people in the Mahoning Valley most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Ottawa County Community Foundation named Nancy Heller as the interim executive director.
 
The Hospice of North Central Ohio received a COVID-19 Relief Grant through the joint venture of Ashland Community Foundation and United Way of Ashland County.
 
Coconis Furniture, Genesis HealthCare Center, Muskingum County Community Foundation and the WHIZ Media Group are teaming up to help provide mammograms to women in need.
 
Settlers Bank assisted Marietta Community Foundation in their fundraising goal.
 
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio partnered with Facebook and T-Mobile to provide mobile hotspots.
 
The Raymond John Wean Foundation received the Michael G. Shinn Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Philanthropy from Philanthropy Ohio.
 
The Hine Memorial Fund of The Youngstown Foundation announced the appointment of Shari Buchmann as the Operation Search & Help Caseworker.
 

Greater Columbus Arts Council announced visual artist Queen Brooks as the 12th recipient of the Raymond J. Hanley Award; the $15,000 award that accompanies the distinction comes from the Raymond J. Hanley Fund at the Columbus Foundation.
 
The Youngstown City School District is joining the Cleveland Browns Foundation’s Get 2 School, Stay in the Game! Network to encourage student attendance.
 
The Defiance Area Foundation held its annual meeting via Zoom.
 
The Scioto Foundation presented a progress report for the 12th year of the University/College Access Network program.
 
The Ohio Collaborative for Educating Remotely & Transforming Schools fund awarded the New Philadelphia City School District with a $125K grant that will allow a unique and powerful partnership between New Philadelphia City School District and the Quaker Digital Academy.

 A second round of COVID-19 relief funding is available to Meigs County organizations through the Sisters Health Foundation and the Meigs County Community Fund, a community fund of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
 
Ohio State Bar Foundation named Katrina Thompson as the recipient of the Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under.
 
TCN Behavioral Health was nominated by CoverLink Insurance to receive a $10K grant from the Westfield Insurance Foundation to help provide food and shelter to domestic violence victims and survivors as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program.
 
The Oxford Community Foundation and the United Way Oxford announced a second round of funding via the federal government’s Emergency Community Support Fund that has been earmarked for Oxford County.

 The United Way of Central Ohio is midway through its Rally for Recovery campaign.
 
A $25K check from the Middletown Community Foundation kicked off a campaign to connect families with school age children to the internet.
 
HealthFirst for Clinton County announced the organization’s next grant cycle.
 
The LeBron James Family Foundation is starting a new initiative in Akron called 'I Promise Huddle.’
 
Greater Alliance Foundation named a new donor director.
 
Foundation for the Tri-State Community announced a new CEO and a new president.
 
The Lorain Public Library partnered with the United Way of Greater Lorain County on a new initiative. 

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