We believe a strong community is an inclusive community, where people of all abilities can live their best lives. We’re proud to support nonprofit organizations across Northeast Ohio that provide essential services—from residential housing to inclusive...Read More
The Cleveland Foundation is looking forward to welcoming its largest Public Service Fellowship cohort to date with placements at the City of Cleveland, Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cuyahoga County, and four Greater...Read More
After eyeing a career in international diplomacy, Painesville native and Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship alum Joshua Edmonds became one of the nation’s first digital inclusion directors for a municipal government. After four years advancing...Read More
Women’s history is part of Cleveland Foundation history. Forward-thinking female philanthropists made some of the earliest gifts to the foundation, and today, women make up 46% of our Board of Directors. From generous donors to bold executives to inspiring...Read More
By Katrice Williams, Senior Criminal Justice Fellow
At the Cleveland Foundation, we believe that one of the best ways to help people interacting with the criminal legal system is to prevent them from ever landing there in the first place. Last year in Ohio...Read More
As Black History Month comes to a close and we prepare to kick off Women’s History Month, the board and staff of the Cleveland Foundation recognize the inspiring leadership of Constance Hill-Johnson, who made history as the first African American woman...Read More
The Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program gives local college students and recent grads an opportunity to work with Greater Cleveland nonprofit and public sector organizations during an 11-week paid summer internship.
All internships are full-time...Read More
As the nation’s only juried prize given to books that confront racism, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (AWBA) are closely linked to Martin Luther King Jr.’s efforts to advance racial justice and civil rights. For more than 87 years, the distinguished books...Read More
Applications are currently open for both the 2023 Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship, as well as the 2023-2024 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship! Learn more about both opportunities:
Summer Internship Program
Now in its 24th year, the...Read More
The end of the year traditionally marks a season of giving — to our friends and families, and for many, to the charitable organizations and causes we hold dear.
You can make a difference in Greater Cleveland by joining us in celebrating #GivingTuesday on...Read More