The Cleveland Foundation (OH)

Established in 1914, the Cleveland Foundation is the world's first community foundation and the nation's third-largest today.

The foundation improves the lives of Greater Clevelanders now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and providing leadership on vital issues.

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Universities Partner to Foster IoT Development in Cleveland
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Shilpa Kedar (Cleveland Foundation): In October 2015, the Cleveland Foundation hired Leon Wilson as its first chief technology and information officer to develop a digital strategy that would guide...more

Cleveland Foundation announces $13.8 million in March grants
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CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $13.8 million in grants for the month of March. Supporting residents in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties, the foundation has...more

Simplify giving, create your legacy
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As mentioned above, a donor advised fund may also be a valuable tool in creating a philanthropic estate plan. ... Some donor advised fund programs offer the option to name successor advisers for the...more

February Grant Highlights
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We're excited to announce $5 million in February grants to organizations serving Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga County residents. Many of our February grants provide support for workforce development...more

JumpStart drives Cleveland's innovation economy to new heights
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A group called Cleveland Tomorrow — now known as the Greater Cleveland Partnership — got together with the Cleveland Foundation and a handful of other philanthropic entities to talk about how...more

Cleveland Foundation opens scholarship applications
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The Cleveland Foundation is accepting scholarship applications through March 15 for the 2018–19 school year. Most scholarships are designed for matriculating high school seniors who will attend...more

Fifth African-American Philanthropy Summit Returning To Cleveland
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CLEVELAND, OH - From The Cleveland Foundation: The fifth biennial African-American Philanthropy Summit and luncheon, presented by the African-American Philanthropy Committee of the Cleveland...more

African-American Philanthropy Summit in April will feature keynote speech from bestselling author ...
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation has announced details of the fifth biennial African-American Philanthropy Summit and luncheon, which will take place in April and feature a keynote speech from bestselling...more

Join us at the 2018 African-American Philanthropy Summit
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The African-American Philanthropy Committee of the Cleveland Foundation invites you to attend the fifth biennial Cleveland Foundation African-American Philanthropy Summit from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m....more

Scholarship Success Story: Brinden Harvey
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

John Hay graduate Brinden Harvey has big dreams to share his art with the world, and to help others do the same. Now a student in Baldwin Wallace University's theatre program, Brinden is well on his...more

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Using Fashion as a Force for Social and Environmental Good

Using Fashion as a Force for Social and Environmental Good
Jeff Denby co-founded PACT, a movement camouflaged as a clothing company. Denby and his team...

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