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Ohio Philanthropy News - June 1, 2018

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06/01/2018

NEOMED Department of Psychiatry receives $7.5 million grant
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"I am grateful for the impact this partnership is having locally and across the state," said Rick Kellar, president of Peg's Foundation.

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Education News Update - May 15, 2018

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05/15/2018

P-12 Education

2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments
Key findings from the Nation’s Report Card, including Ohio results are here.

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Health Policy News - May 8, 2018

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05/08/2018

Researchers from Wake Forest published a study in The Foundation Review last month on how health conversion foundations can better address the social determinants of health. Interact for Health, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Saint Luke’s Foundation were interviewed for the study, titled “Becoming Strategic: Finding Leverage Over the Social and Economic Determinants of Health.”

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Equity Summit leader calls for “radical imagination"

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04/26/2018

Angela Glover Blackwell, who is stepping down from her leadership of PolicyLink (the organization she founded 20 years ago), exclaimed that it will take “radical imagination” to solve our most critical problems, during her opening keynote at the Equity Summit in Chicago this month. Deborah Aubert Thomas, Laura Smith and I were fortunate to be among 70 Ohioans attending the summit.

Ohio Philanthropy News - April 20, 2018

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04/20/2018

Three Westlake teachers picked as Fund for Teachers fellows
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Since 2001, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation’s Fund for Teachers has invested nearly $30 million in nearly 8,000 teachers.

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Health Policy News - April 2, 2018

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04/02/2018

A study published last month found that lead exposure may be responsible for up to 10 times more deaths in the U.S. than previously thought. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Public Health, concluded about 400,000 deaths per year can be attributed to lead, a much higher number than previously reported.

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Education Policy News - April 2, 2018

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04/02/2018

Ohio Senate Oks K-12 Deregulation and More
The chamber unanimously backed Sen. Matt Huffman's education deregulation legislation, Senate Bill 216, lifting numerous mandates on school districts and making it easier to comply with others, such as by consolidating the numerous reports schools are required to submit.

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Education News Alert - March 6, 2018

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03/06/2018

Philanthropy Ohio and the State Board of Education encourage educators, funders, parents, students and community members to engage in community conversations to provide input on Ohio’s Draft Strategic Education Plan, which will create a unified system that results in success for each student.

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Philanthropy Ohio comments on proposed regulations

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03/05/2018

On Monday, Philanthropy Ohio submitted comments in response to Notice 2017-73 that addresses the use of donor advised funds (DAFs), on behalf of our 48 community foundation members. Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide membership association serving private and community foundations, corporate giving programs, government agencies, United Ways and other public charity grantmakers as well as individual philanthropists.

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Why racial equity?

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02/23/2018

We believe that greater diversity, equity and inclusion is a matter of fairness and effectiveness in our profession. To have real impact in a diverse and complex world, organized philanthropy must effectively include these voices and draw upon them to intentionally engage issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in an authentic way.

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