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 effects of the pandemic in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.    updated...

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...

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...

Organizational Funds

Strengthening our Community It seems that just when a charitable organization is needed most by its constituents, funds from private, philanthropic and government resources become all the more difficult to obtain. Forward-thinking board members and staff of charitable organizations are discovering the need to establish stable investments...

Cheap Food

I came across this map and was floored by the prevalence of fast food restaurants across the United States. At the same time, I think about how (relatively) cheap fast food is, with most fast food restaurants having dollar menu items. The average price of a “meal” is $5. Now, picture a map of an urbanized area in which every pin...

Our Team

Filter By DepartmentAll DepartmentsExecutive OfficeBuilding Operations and Guest ServicesAdvancementFinanceGrantmakingHuman ResourcesInformation SystemsMarketing & CommunicationsAll DepartmentsRonald B. RichardExecutive OfficePresident and Chief Executive OfficerBoard Governance & Executive Office Assistant: Courtney Lehmann...