Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

Click Here to Give to the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund A coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners have joined together to launch the second phase of the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for continued support to nonprofit organizations dealing directly with the ongoing...

FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art Announces First Group of Participating Artists, Artists-in-Residence and Partner Sites for “An American City: Eleven Cultural Exercises”

FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art Announces First Group of Participating Artists, Artists-in-Residence and Partner Sites for "An American City: Eleven Cultural Exercises"Connecting regional, national, and international institutions, curators, and artists in Cleveland in a multipart curatorial programJuly 14 –...

Search Grants

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...

Our Team

Filter By DepartmentAll DepartmentsExecutive OfficeAdministrationAdvancementFinanceGrantmakingHuman ResourcesInformation SystemsMarketing & CommunicationsAll DepartmentsRonald B. RichardExecutive OfficePresident and Chief Executive OfficerSenior Executive Assistant: Kimberly Sabo 216.685.2001 Ronn Richard is president and CEO of the...

Supporting Community News and Information

The local media landscape of Northeast Ohio reflects the alarming trends faced by newsrooms across the country. With financial and journalistic resources continuing to shrink, the gap between news organizations in Northeast Ohio and the diverse needs of consumers continues to widen, often at the unfortunate expense of residents seeking...

Creative Fusion

Since 2008, the Cleveland Foundation has brought more than 90 accomplished or rapidly rising artists from around the world to Cleveland as part of the Creative Fusion international arts residency program. Beginning in 2016, the program strengthened collaboration between local Cleveland artists and the visiting artists by focusing each...

Scholarship FAQs

Answering Your Questions Expand AllWho can apply for a scholarship offered through the Cleveland Foundation?Please see our "How to Apply" page for all the details. The scholarships have varied and diverse criteria beyond the universal requirements. Visit our Scholarship Listings page where you can click on individual scholarships for...

Additional Resources for Advisors

Advisor Toolkit Please click to download the following resources in our toolkit, and do not hesitate to contact us with additional questions. Guidelines for Establishing a Fund Bequest Language Planned Gifts Comparison Chart Cleveland Foundation Fee Structure Instrument of Transfer for Donor Advised Fund IRS Tax Status...