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

Cleveland Foundation, Federation give $75K to Puerto Rico
Foundation: Puerto Rico Community Foundation , Cleveland Foundation

The foundation gave a $50,000 grant to the Puerto Rico Community Foundation which is specifically designated for hurricane relief efforts in...more

Morning Headlines: AP Records Show Ohio Has Plenty of Lethal Drug; ECOT Threatens to Close
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

Case Western Reserve University has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the health of minorities. Case is one of a...more

Cleveland Foundation opens online giving portal for Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts
Foundation: Puerto Rico Community Foundation , Cleveland Foundation

Money collected through the Cleveland Foundation will be sent directly to the Puerto Rico Community Foundation. The foundation recognizes...more

Cleveland Foundation Launches Online Giving Platform to Support Puerto Rico Hurricane ...
Foundation: Puerto Rico Community Foundation , Cleveland Foundation

All donations to be delivered to Puerto Rico Community Foundation for use in hardest hit areas; Cleveland Foundation and Jewish Federation...more

Cleveland Foundation third-quarter grantmaking totals $21.1 million
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation approved $9.9 million in grants for the month of September, bringing its third quarter grantmaking to $21.1...more

Cleveland Foundation announces $9.9 million in September grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

CLEVELAND (Sept. 27, 2017) – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $9.9 million in grants for the month of...more

List: Foundation giving is up slightly in the last decade
Foundation: Community Foundation of Lorain County, Stark Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, George Gund Foundation

The Stark Community Foundation also admits that its 2016 total, $13.2 million, is unusually high. About $4 million was the result of a technicality:...more

Cleveland's rich industrial past inspired the arts: PD 175 (historic photos)
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

In 1914, the banker-lawyer began the Cleveland Foundation, the third-oldest community foundation in America. His vision was to "pool the...more

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