Ohio Philanthropy News - September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Columbus Foundation grants top $213 million in 2017.
 
Funding approved from the Ariel Foundation and the city to correct drainage issues.
 
First phase of Sauder's 1920s project complete, soon ready for viewing, thanks to a grant from the Bryan Area Foundation.
 
Raymond John Wean Foundation small grant program pays big dividends in Valley.
 
Gund Foundation photographic project in annual report encourages artistic activism.
 
How Columbus lawyers have joined the effort to stem evictions with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus funded from the Columbus Foundation, Moritz College of Law and the Ohio State Bar Association, the United Way of Central Ohio and others.
 
New downtown Akron fresh-food market sets October opening has received funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
 
Project turns outdoor basketball court into playable work of art with the help of a local grantmaker People’s Liberty.

Cleveland Fed announces members of its inaugural Community Advisory Council, including Eric Avner, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Keith Burwell, Toledo Community Foundation, Bryan Kieler, IFF, Augie Napoli, United Way of Greater Cleveland, and more.
 
NEOMED exceeds fundraising goal, raises $44 million, including grants from Peg’s Foundation and the Cleveland Foundation.
 
Cuyahoga County Council awards $1 million for sweeping worker-training initiative; the private-public partnership includes the City of Cleveland, Cleveland Foundation, Deaconess Foundation, Fund for Our Economic Future, Greater Cleveland Partnership, The George Gund Foundation, Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development Board, TeamNEO and United Way of Greater Cleveland.
 
YES brings culture closer with help from a grant from the Community Foundation Mount Vernon and Knox County.

University of Akron to serve as 'sister university' to three Akron Public Schools; strategic partners include the GAR Foundation, the United Way of Summit County, ConxusNEO, the Summit Education Initiative and the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce.
 
Husky Lima Refinery donates $100K to area nonprofits.
 
PPG Foundation invests nearly $150,000 in northeastern Ohio educational, community programs.
 
River Valley Health Foundation awards grant.
 
Volunteers stock food pantry in Oberlin with the help of The Lorain County Volunteer Connection, the United of Greater Lorain County and the Neighborhood Alliance.


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