Foundation Blog

Cleveland Foundation Blog

How I Spent My Summer: MaryKate McHugh

What could be better than strolling out of your office on a warm summer day than freshly harvested produced, flowers, prepared lunch food, and more? On Wednesday, June 5, the North Union Farmers Market opened two summer lunch-time markets at the Cleveland...

Read More

How I Spent My Summer: Joshua Edmonds

So far I love both: the professional side that the Cleveland Foundation exhibits during our weekly gatherings at the office, and the creative expression that is seeping from the walls at my host site, Lake Erie Ink “A Writing Space for Youth”.  It has...

Read More

How I Spent My Summer: Maureen Doyle

I am thrilled to be a part of the Cleveland Foundation family.  Being that I just graduated in May from Xavier University, I am excited to start a new chapter in my life.  As I enter the third week of my internship, I have already met some great people who I...

Read More

Year of the Cleveland Snake

Artists' creativity has children dancing through the streets with the "Lake Erie Monster"Creative Fusion artists Mely Barragan and Daniel Ruanova live in Tijuana, Mexico, but spend a lot of time in Beijing, China, where they maintain a studio for Chinese...

Read More
Fouad Yared

How I Spent My Summer: Fouad Yared

There is no doubt in my mind that the Cleveland Foundation's summer internship will be and will continue to be a success when it comes to professional development, networking, and working outside of one's comfort zone. The program's “special sauce,” which...

Read More
Elise Wallis

How I Spent My Summer: Elise Wallis

Greetings, all!  My name is Elise Wallis and I am thrilled to participate in the Cleveland Foundation Summer Intern Program this year. I recently graduated from Baldwin Wallace where I majored in Political Science and Public Health with a minor in...

Read More
Chantel Davis

How I Spent My Summer: Chantel Davis

While the word “exciting” can seem a bit clichéd, it is the perfect word to describe my anticipation to begin interning with the Summer of Sisterhood program at West Side Community House. I will work with more than 30 talented young girls as they spend...

Read More

Of Superheroes and Venerated Trees

Chilean Artist-in-Residence Daniella Pizarro Works with Youth and Age It has been a busy week for Chilean artist Daniella (Dani) Pizarro: costuming superheroes and dressing trees.  Dani is one of the foundation’s Creative Fusion artists, here in residence...

Read More

Three Clouds Coming Together

Last week, a privileged number of us were given the gift of a private concert by Pham Thi Hue, a (perhaps the) world master of ancient ca tru music of Vietnam. Hue is here as one of the Cleveland Foundation’s Spring 2013 group of Creative Fusion artists. ...

Read More