#SummerOfPurpose: Zoe Bale

Our #SummerOfPurpose blog series follows this year’s Cleveland Foundation Summer Interns as they reflect on 11 weeks spent working with Cleveland-area nonprofit and public sector organizations. In today’s blog we hear from Zoe Bale, who spent her summer with Community Partnership on Aging, where she assisted with a new...

Star Students: Meet Our Saint Martin De Porres Student Team!

Over the past 13 years, 47 students from Saint Martin De Porres High School have joined the Cleveland Foundation staff during the school year as part of Saint Martin’s Corporate Work Study Program. These students work five days per month in paid roles that supplement their tuition and provide important career exploration, relationship...

Foundations for Philanthropy: Mia Garcia shares her experience

Presented by the Cleveland Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy, Foundations for Philanthropy is an interactive cohort experience designed to launch emerging leaders into lifelong charitable giving. Supporting a pipeline of diverse, rising philanthropists, the program shares the critical skills and strategies necessary to leverage time...

Creative Fusion: Michela Picchi

This post is from our partners over at CAN Journal. Written by Karen Sandstrom.-----------Freedom is a big deal to Michela Picchi. The Italian-born artist lives in Berlin, travels as she can, and though she made a name doing illustrations for big clients, what she wants most now for her art is to be free of restrictions.That’s why she...

Art and politics in the current election cycle: Two items

This week I received a newsflash from Americans for the Arts, a nonprofit arts advocacy organization, alerting me to the presidential candidates' views on the arts. Whether or not you believe the federal government should support the arts, the statements and policy positions of the candidates that can be found at this site are...

#CG2018 Stories: More Common Ground Resources

Follow our “#CG2018 Stories” blog series for updates, information and stories about Common Ground 2018 and related events. This guest blog from Nelson Beckford, Cleveland Foundation program director for neighborhood revitalization and engagement, announced additional trainings and funding opportunities for Common Ground’s second...