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Summer of Purpose: Matthew Compan

Our #SummerOfPurpose blog series follows this year’s Cleveland Foundation Summer Interns as they spend 11 weeks working with Cleveland-area nonprofit and public sector organizations. In today’s blog we hear from Matthew Compan, who is working with...

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Creating a more just environment for all

A guest blog from Black Environmental Leaders What do we mean when we talk about environmental justice? It starts with an acknowledgement, for instance, that African Americans are more likely to live near coal-fired power plants, oil and gas refining plants...

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Defending democracy and voting rights

The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy, and no eligible voter should be denied the opportunity to have their voice heard at the ballot box. Last week, Cleveland Foundation President & CEO Ronn Richard proudly joined more than 700 leaders across...

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A Legacy for Everyone: Named Funds

by Sandy Lucas, JD, Gift Planning Advisor, Cleveland Foundation Contact Sandy at sLucas@clevefdn.org or 216.615.7174   Throughout our lives, many of us ponder the legacies we hope to leave for our families and our communities. How will we be...

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COVID and College: A Mismatched Pair

By Maggie McGrath, Executive Director, Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland New classes, professors, study groups, meeting new people, dining halls, roommates and dorms… These are some of the things most of us think about when we remember our...

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