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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Recent News from Cleveland Foundation

Community-Led Economic Regeneration – What Can We Learn From Cleveland, Ohio?
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

It's time to bring not for profits, philanthropy, cooperatives and government together ... Model in the US, writes Krystian Seibert from Philanthropy Australia. ... a community – including...more

Community Foundation Update (10/22/16)
Foundation: Arizona Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, San Diego Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation

Arizona. The Phoenix-based Arizona Community Foundation, in partnership with Republic Media and Arizona State University's Morrison Institute...more

Sierra Club Foundation and Newcombe Fund Get New Leaders
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Cleveland Foundation, Sierra Club Foundation, Simons Foundation

Dan Chu is the new executive director of the Sierra Club Foundation, the fundraising arm of the namesake conservation...more

Cleveland Foundation Executive VP Robert Eckardt retiring after nearly 35 years
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

A survey conducted in 2010 by the Center for Effective Philanthropy ... aimed at helping philanthropic organizations share expertise and resources,...more

Cleveland Foundation executive VP Robert E. Eckardt to retire at end of 2016
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

Eckardt has been active in philanthropic professional groups, including ... For his contributions to philanthropy, Eckardt received the Council...more

Cleveland Foundation announces $250000 grant to Karamu House
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

And Wednesday's $250,000 grant – part of a total of $460,000 in support the Foundation has given Karmau in 2016 – marks another chapter in...more

Cleveland Foundation awards $10.4 million in September grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation board of directors approved $10.4 million in grants in September, focusing on education and economic...more

Cleveland Foundation Awards $2.2 Million in August Grants
Foundation: Surdna Foundation , Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.2 million in support of a variety of programs and initiatives in the greater Cleveland...more

Grant gets Computer Science in CMSD Schools
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The goal is to use the $124,235 grant to make sure computer science classes are offered in all of CMSD's high schools within three...more

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Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library

Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library
Social enterprise, Eco Communities, has been appointed to run the Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green...

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