Ohio Philanthropy News - September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Study, funded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and the George Gund Foundation, looks to connect local rail-trails.
 
KeyBank makes large donation to Hope Center for Families.
 
Columbus-based Point app connects volunteers with local nonprofits, raises $200K in funding, with a contribution from the Columbus Foundation.
 
Western Reserve Fire Museum dedicates Jack and Lilyan Mandel Gallery; The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation was an early supporter of the efforts to establish a first-class regional museum and education center in Cleveland.
 
United Way of Greater Cleveland CEO says racism must be addressed in fight against poverty.
 
Lake Erie College receives a $90,000 grant from Cleveland Foundation Fenn Educational Fund.

Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance awarded 40K to connect Towpath Trail to transportation infrastructure with grants from the Knight Foundation and the Akron Civic Commons.
 
Vermilion’s Skate Spot provides outlet for youth, supported by $19,000 in grants from the Parks and Recreation Board, Erie Metro Parks and Community Foundation of Lorain County.
 
Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond; The Nord Family Foundation hosted an event that was designed to teach employers how to identify and treat employees with substance use problems.
 
Chamber recognizes business standouts, including this year’s “Young Professional,” Megan Evans from the Licking County Foundation.
 
People's Liberty names 2019 Globe Grant winners.

Shelby Foundation awards $50,000 to local fire department.
 
Hale Farm & Village plans expansion to welcome center with help from state of Ohio, Mary Jane Hartwell estate, Lehner Family Foundation, Ohio & Erie Canalway Association and Sisler McFawn Foundation.
 
$10 million gift from Roe Green Foundation to Case Western Reserve will support Maltz Performing Arts Center renovations.
 
JumpStart commits cash to Canton’s innovation district; the Stark Community Foundation also pledged $40,000 a year.


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