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January Grant Highlights

As January draws to a close, the Cleveland Foundation has made grants this month totaling $2.1 million. Let’s take a peek at some of the organizations we supported across Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties: We awarded $37,950 to Kent State University...

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Mentors make the difference

January is National Mentoring Month, and for good reason: mentoring is linked to improved academic, social and economic prospects. Young adults who had mentors are 55% more likely to be enrolled in college, more than twice as likely to say they held a...

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The Fifth Migration

If you are a millennial living in Northeast Ohio, you’re not alone. In fact, you may be part of the “fifth migration,” a national term for the re-urbanization of metro areas. It’s a population trend that’s hitting Cleveland in a big way, and it’s...

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Summer Internship Deadline Fast Approaching

Winter is upon us, and it’s hard to imagine a time when we’ll feel a warm lake breeze or the heat of the sun. But before you know it, another beautiful Cleveland summer will be here, and with it, the Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program!Apply now...

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December Grantmaking in Review

Welcome to 2016! It’s going to be an important year for Cleveland. Thanks to a great year’s end, our community has the momentum needed to tackle challenges and embrace the opportunities ahead. In December, our board of directors approved $12.7 million in...

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