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 CEO on Being Mindful of Gentrification While Bringing Economic ...
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

... development, the less funds we have to spend in social services and many other areas," he said at a recent visit to the Chronicle of...more

Catch Meaning takes center stage at rock hall Music fest fundraiser tribute to Hawken School teens
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

It also puts its money where its mouth is, awarding grants from the Catch Meaning Fund at the Cleveland Foundation. The Weil and Doody...more

Wes Moore to be featured speaker at African-American Philanthropy Summit April 28
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

"Essentially, we are bringing folks together to talk about their philanthropic success stories, and the steps that they took to make that happen." The half-day summit will kick off with a...more

Winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, addressing racism and diversity, have been announced
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were established in 1935 by the poet Edith Anisfield Wolf, and are given each year by the Cleveland Foundation, an Ohio-based community foundation. Past winners of the...more

New Shaw Adaptation Receives American Premiere At Karamu House
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation, George Gund Foundation

Karamu is grateful for the generous support from the following 2017-2018 season sponsors: Ohio Arts Council, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, The Cleveland Foundation, KeyBank Foundation, The George...more

Cleveland Foundation Awards $13.8 Million in March Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation has announced March grants totaling $13.8 million to nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties. The grants, which increased the foundation's grantmaking...more

Cleveland Foundation gives $13.8 million to fund summer jobs and job training
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

$666,670 grant to NewBridge to expand its offering of free community-based arts education programming for at-risk youth and workforce training for adults, both at no cost. The expanded offerings will...more

Cleveland Foundation awards $22.2 million in Q1 grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

"As a community foundation, our most important work is to help Greater Cleveland residents have access to opportunities that can enhance their quality of life," said India Pierce Lee,...more

Universities Partner to Foster IoT Development in Cleveland
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

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
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

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

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