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Ohio Philanthropy News - September 9, 2022

Thanks to a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, the Miami University Art Museum can circulate the content of the 2018 exhibition, Telling A People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature.

Ohio Philanthropy News

Thanks to a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, the Miami University Art Museum can circulate the content of the 2018 exhibition, Telling A People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature. 

Alumni from classes celebrating their 50th reunions give graduating seniors scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 in partnership with the Yellow Springs Community Foundation

The Scioto Foundation created the Southern Ohio Folklife Endowment Fund, an organizational fund to benefit the new nonprofit’s efforts to embrace the rich folklife of 11 counties in Appalachian Ohio.

In 1996, the Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities and the Coshocton Foundation collaborated to launch the OneMeal program which has provided more than 50.5 million meals to kids in 34 countries.

OhioHealth received a $25,000 donation from the Sisters Health Foundation to expand its efforts to support children and teens grieving the death of a significant person in their lives.

The Granville Historical Society Museum has three new information panels highlighting aspects of Granville’s early history that were made possible with a grant from the Granville Community Foundation.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County received a $1,000 grant award from The Community Foundation of Shelby County and the Roscoe Beanblossom Fund. 

Ninth graders from the Norton School District received a grant from GAR Foundation allowing them to create the Pathway to Peace, a half-mile-long path at Columbia Woods Park.

The Canfield Fair Board received a $1 million gift from the Youngstown Foundation on behalf of the Kusalaba Family Fund to underwrite phase 2 of the Canfield Fair Junior Fair event center.

The Chair of the Women’s Giving Circle, a program and fund of the Fairfield County Foundation, cites Amy Eyman, executive director, and Sarah Stoughton, donor services Officer, for their help establishing the female-focused effort.

A gift from the Charles D. Berry Foundation was significant enough to green-light the new satellite location in downtown Dayton for radio station WYSO.

The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville and the Rocky Community Improvement Fund announced their 2022 fall grant cycle funding partnership with funding priorities for programs providing healthy food access, educational opportunities for youth, behavioral health services and programs for older adults.

Lakeland Community College received a Fenn Educational Fund grant from the Cleveland Foundation to establish a career mentoring program for adult learners.

Marion Community Foundation provides TEACH grants that aim to assist local teachers' initiatives to make local classrooms engaging, stimulating and beneficial for children.

Stark Library used a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation to drive a bookmobile to inner-city Canton neighborhoods for the second straight summer. new website. 

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