Ohio Philanthropy News - September 3, 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021

New Albany Community Foundation surpassed $18M in grants.
The Van Wert County Foundation announced the establishment of the Wilson G. Duprey Fund.
Dave Abbott, president of The George Gund Foundation, commented on the next era of the city’s history with the many retirements announced this year in both the public and private sector.
The Raymond John Wean Foundation is inviting groups from Warren and Youngstown to apply for the fall round of Neighborhood SUCCESS grants.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation recently received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability.
The Ohio Association of Foodbanks was awarded over $1.9M from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Knox County Foundation, the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County will offer outdoor meeting space in its west parking lot and present programs under sturdy canvas tents this fall.
The Cleveland Clinic, The Cleveland Orchestra and India Pierce Lee of The Cleveland Foundation will receive the Sam Miller Goodness Award.
The Dayton Foundation’s Del Mar Encore Fellows Initiative selected five people as the newest Fellows.
Coshocton Collaborative received $375K from the Coshocton Foundation.
With a desire to advance racial equity in the region, the Columbus Foundation announced that it will invest $500K in the Columbus Urban League.

Medical Mutual awarded $1M to the Lorain County Community College Foundation.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati awarded nearly $1M to dozens of Black-led programs in the region.
The Columbiana Community Foundation donated $14K to the Crestview Music Program and $15K to the Crestview Drama Program for musical instruments and equipment.
The City of Galion partnered with United Way of North Central Ohio to administer the remaining CARES Act dollars to fund utility assistance.  
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland launched its 2022 Campaign for Jewish Needs.

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