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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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Meet our Encore Cleveland Prize Winner

Last week, experienced Clevelanders gathered for the Encore Purpose@50Plus event at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, hosted by our partner, the BVU Center for Nonprofit Excellence.Purposeful aging is a big priority for us at the Cleveland Foundation, and we...

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Encore Cleveland participants and students participate in Distance Learning Project videoconference

We are all pupils; we are all teachers

Guest blog post by Encore Cleveland Consultant Wendy Albin Sattin, AICPTwo heads – one dark-haired, the other grey – are bent over a map of Africa. One belongs to a ten-year-old boy in the afterschool program at the Fatima Family Center in Hough, the other...

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Encore: Purpose, Passion, Paycheck

Guest blog post by Encore Cleveland Consultant Wendy Albin Sattin, AICPEarlier this summer, grantees and participants in the Cleveland Foundation’s Encore Cleveland initiative met with Marc Freedman, the founder of Encore.org, for an enlightening discussion...

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An Encore for Cleveland Artists

Heard of Encore Cleveland? It's an effort to to channel the time, energy and talents of experienced Clevelanders into solving community challenges and filling unmet needs. Encore Cleveland opportunities abound in many areas, from entrepreneurship and education...

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