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Search Our Grants Archive The foundation allocates money to local nonprofits in two ways. One way is through responsive grantmaking, which means nonprofits apply for funding and we distribute based on greatest need. The other way is through proactive grantmaking, which allows the foundation to make targeted, long-term grants for larger...

Cleveland Foundation announces $5 million centennial legacy grant for Lake Link Trail

Cleveland Foundation announces $5 million centennial legacy grant for Lake Link Trail “Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail” will increase public access to Lake Erie, connecting the riverfront to the lakefront EMBARGOED UNTIL 11 a.m. 8.19.14 CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today announced an additional...

A New Home for the Community’s Foundation

Open New Doors with Us   The Cleveland Foundation is excited to join residents, nonprofit partners and community leaders as part of a larger movement of equitable growth and placekeeping efforts already underway across Cleveland’s MidTown and Hough neighborhoods.   What does “placekeeping” mean? You may be familiar with the...

Terms

Statement of DiversityThe Cleveland Foundation exists to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Greater Cleveland. Our ability to achieve this mission and to foster a commitment to excellence can best be pursued if our workforce, grantees, donors, partners, vendors and governing body include individuals of diverse backgrounds...

A Summer of Purpose: Discovery in the Health Care Hub

By Rachael RovniakBioEnterprise Corporation “Go into pharmacy,” they said. “You’ll make a lot of money,” they said. I don’t know why I listened to “them” -- but I did. I started pharmacy classes, and it didn’t take long for me to realize that my calling was not behind a pharmacy counter – talking to doctors and...

Mission Related Investment Application

Apply for a Mission Related Investment To be considered for a Cleveland Foundation Mission Related Investment, please review the information below and complete the application form that follows. What are Mission Related Investments? Mission Related Investments come from the Foundation’s endowment assets and must achieve two goals...

September Grant Highlights

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are pleased to announce the Cleveland Foundation board of directors has approved $10.4 million in September grants, bringing the foundation’s third-quarter grantmaking total to $17.9 million. Check out some of this month’s grantmaking highlights, centered around the themes of education and...

A Link in the Chain Reaction

Lillian Kuri, our Vice President, Strategic Grantmaking, Arts & Urban Design Initiatives, was live on Fox 8 yesterday representing the Cleveland Foundation as one of five investors participating in Cleveland Chain Reaction, an economic development project that will match local investors with local entrepreneurs to open five new...