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Funding a Microgrid Study

We’re excited to announce a new grant to study how microgrids—localized energy systems—can spur economic development in downtown Cleveland. Our support will fund a collaboration between Cleveland State University (CSU), Case Western Reserve University...

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#CIFF41: Putting the Lens on Global Health

The 41st Annual Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) kicks off today! The Cleveland Foundation has proudly supported the festival for decades, contributing nearly $2.3 million since 1981. As part of our support this year, we’re excited to present the...

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March Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce our board of directors has approved $13 million in March grants to support organizations serving residents of Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga counties! These grants, which provide significant support for education and youth development...

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Cleveland Chain Reaction

Remember Cleveland Hustles? Get ready for Cleveland Chain Reaction! We are proud to join Fox 8 News, Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), Glazen Urban and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to put a spotlight on the economic and neighborhood development...

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February Grant Highlights

We’re pleased to announce $5.5 million in February grants to organizations serving Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga County residents! Learn more about a few of the organizations and efforts we supported last month:Promoting the health and wellness of local youth...

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