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's Black Futures Fund Seeks Applicants for Inaugural Round of Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The role of a community foundation is to respond where the need is greatest and that is with Cleveland's Black community, Cleveland...more

The Cleveland Foundation now taking proposals for Black Futures Fund
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The second round of grants will take place in late summer or early fall of this year. The tentative timeline is: • Jan. 25: Online application process...more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund awards $346750 to 11 organizations
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

Earlier this month, the fund awarded $600,000 in grants. The Rapid Response Fund was created by the Cleveland Foundation and other charities...more

New investment, creative development, and community pride fight for historic Hough neighborhood
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

New investment, creative development, and community pride fight for ... west to a school renovation on East 59th Street and Hough, all the way east...more

City planning commission approves Cleveland Foundation's designs for new Midtown headquarters
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The hope is that the philanthropic group will be one way to change people's minds about that majority-Black stretch of the city's East Side. “I...more

Cleveland Foundation approves $27.5 million in third quarter grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

CLEVELAND, Ohio—The Cleveland Foundation on Tuesday approved over $27.5 million in grants for programs, including College Now, the...more

Neighbor Up examines assets of people, community in Lorain
Foundation: Community Foundation of Lorain County, Cleveland Foundation

The Community Foundation of Lorain County is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The foundation has led a longtime investment in the city...more

Cleveland Foundation creates Cleveland Black Futures Fund, announces second phase of Greater ...
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

In the first phase, more than 80 corporate, civic and philanthropic partners and nearly 2,300 individuals and families ... and builds upon the work of the African American Philanthropy Committee of...more

Geographic Focus for Cleveland Foundation

Cuyahoga County, OH

Community Vital Signs for Cuyahoga, OH

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Reinventing Playgrounds

Billy Jensen, a digital media strategist, writer, and father of two, believes that people should “return to the heyday of adventure playgrounds.”

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