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

Neighborhood Connections approves nearly $290000 in grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

Neighborhood Connections, the small-grants program of the Cleveland Foundation, has approved $288,672 in grants to support 120 projects...more

CFO sets its sights on economic development
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Cleveland Foundation

GRO is the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' first economic development grant program. With the help of a U.S. Department of Agriculture...more

US DOE awards $3.7 million to Lake Erie wind turbine project
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

As originally conceived when the Cleveland Foundation awarded the first grant to the project a decade ago, off-shore Lake wind farms were thought...more

Cleveland Foundation announces inaugural Public Service Fellows
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

... the Cleveland Foundation – the world's first community foundation – today announced the inaugural cohort of Cleveland Foundation Public...more

April Grant Highlights
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

We're pleased to let you know that our board of directors has approved $4.1 million in grants for the month of April. These grants support a variety...more

Community Foundation Update (4/30/16)
Foundation: Taos Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, San Diego Foundation

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has announced that its LGBTQ Fund is seeking proposals to address the most pressing needs...more

Community Foundation Update (4/16/16)
Foundation: Central Indiana Community Foundation, Oklahoma City Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Community Foundation Serving Boulder County, Indianapolis Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County has announced that it has transferred administrative management of the Pledge 1% movement...more

Cleveland Foundation Announces $16.8 Million in Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation has announced grants totaling $16.8 million, bringing its first-quarter grantmaking total to $21.3 million. Many of...more

Cleveland Foundation awards $21.3 million grants in first quarter 2016
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation awarded $21.3 million in grants in the first quarter of 2016 to nonprofits in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga...more

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