Ohio Philanthropy News - September 18, 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020

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Foundation for Appalachian Ohio supports digital connectivity with a grant to Buckeye Hills Foundation.

The Cleveland Foundation announced the 5th annual Cleveland Book Week schedule with the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award presentation to air on WVIZ/PB.
The Raymond John Wean Foundation looks to do more than advocate for change.
Deaconess Foundation named Cathy Belk as president and CEO.
The Dayton Foundation’s fellow launched a solution to help displaced hospitality workers.
The Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley awarded $15K to the Robinson-Shuba statue project.
The Bengals raised $34K for the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and several other organizations by filling the stadium with cardboard cutouts.          
Greater Toledo Community Foundation announced grants to help 11 nonprofits better serve residents during pandemic.

The United Way and The Cleveland Foundation worked with 25 community partners to create “Academic Learning Pods,” which will serve students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Marietta Community Foundation is close to their goal in the campaign for schools for virus-related issues.

A group has partnered with the Marion Community Foundation to create a fund for the renovations for the Prospect SUNSWIM Pool.

Community West Foundation announced $564K in grants.
The Shelby Foundation’s fundraiser goes virtual.
Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $215K to Ohio schools, libraries and literacy organizations.

Middletown Arts Center, supported by the Middletown Community Foundation Fondersmith Fund for Youth, brings classes to under-served groups.

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