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

Personal View: Cleveland Foundation overlooks local architects for new headquarters
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On Friday, June 28, the Cleveland Foundation announced its planned relocation to Midtown to a building designed by a New York architect,...more

Cleveland Foundation announces $5.9 million in June grants
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The Cleveland Foundation board of directors announced $5.9 million in grants for the month of June, bringing its total investment in the community...more

Baiju Shah joins Cleveland Foundation to advance city's innovation economy
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Baiju Shah joins Cleveland Foundation to advance city's innovation ... "Baiju has a proven track record of successful innovation and we're pleased to ... to create a vibrant environment that...more

Free legal clinic for the LGBTQ community in Ohio opens
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WEWS-TV reports the clinics in Columbus and the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood were launched by the nonprofit Equality Ohio with grants from...more

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... is starting with some research of their own and really thinking about what they want to accomplish with their philanthropy,” Collin Moore...more

Asset managers move 'beyond trade-offs,' house calls are back, AgDevCo in Sierra Leone ...
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For an increasing number of sovereign wealth and pension funds, major insurance companies and billionaire families, 'ESG' and impact...more

Cleveland Foundation will commit $150 million to increase its community impact
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The 105-year-old community foundation is announcing at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 7, a plan to allocate $150 million in capital for what...more

Cleveland Foundation announces $2M grant to Karamu House, bolstering nation's oldest black ...
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The foundation said $400,000 of its grant will support educational and ... The former director of arts education for the Cleveland Metropolitan...more

Cleveland Foundation wins award for public-private partnership
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The other award winners are: California Community Foundation, Citi Foundation, Community Foundation of Utah, Greater Minnesota Housing...more

Who's Hiring in CLE: Hattie Larlham, Blockland Solutions, LaunchHouse, Upcycle PS, GE Healthcare
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The Cleveland Foundation is hiring a Program Officer for its Youth, Health, and Human Services Department. This department awards grants in a...more

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