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Join us at our Annual Meeting!

This just in: Free tickets are now available for the 2017 Cleveland Foundation Annual Meeting presented by KeyBank! This year’s meeting will be held on May 10 in the State Theatre at Playhouse Square. The theme is “Building Common Ground.”“The theme of...

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New Steps in Our Mastery Arts Initiative

This week we announced a $300,000 grant to the Cuyahoga County Community College (Tri-C) Foundation supporting the expansion of the year-round dance program at the college’s Creative Arts Academy. This grant is the latest in our Mastery-Arts Initiative...

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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...

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Funding a Microgrid Study

We’re excited to announce a new grant to study how microgrids—localized energy systems—can spur economic development in downtown Cleveland. Our support will fund a collaboration between Cleveland State University (CSU), Case Western Reserve University...

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#CIFF41: Putting the Lens on Global Health

The 41st Annual Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) kicks off today! The Cleveland Foundation has proudly supported the festival for decades, contributing nearly $2.3 million since 1981. As part of our support this year, we’re excited to present the...

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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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