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A message to our nonprofit partners 

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have entered uncharted territory for the Greater Cleveland community. As we navigate this difficult time together, the Cleveland Foundation is here to support our partner organizations across Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga...

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#BehindTheGrant: Cleveland Havana Ballet

In 2018, Shaker Heights-based dance company Verb Ballets began a transnational collaboration with Havana, Cuba-based company ProDanza when both groups participated in our Creative Fusion: Cuba Edition international artist residency. Since then, Verb and...

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“Spring ahead” into giving back

This weekend, we’ll roll the clocks forward for daylight saving time. The seasonal time change also presents a moment to look ahead. If you’re interested in moving forward on your philanthropic vision, there is an array of giving vehicles at the Cleveland...

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The End of the Stretch IRA: Charitable Solutions After the SECURE Act

Baby boomers are reported to have the largest retirement savings of any American generation, and IRAs – or Individual Retirement Accounts – are one of the most common retirement savings vehicles. These taxwise tools come in many forms and grow either tax-free or tax-deferred. Whether Traditional, Roth, Simple or SEP, IRAs are also inheritable assets that owners can leave behind to their spouses, children and other beneficiaries.

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January Grant Highlights

We’re excited to share a few highlights from our recent grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. These January grants focus on arts & culture, health & human services, and organizations that provide...

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