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#SummerOfPurpose: John Brett

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 John Brett, who is working with Chagrin...

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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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Sustainable Cleveland 2016 Summit

Earlier this month, we were thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of Sustainable Cleveland's 2016 Sustainability Summit. Our CEO Ronn Richard spoke at the event (pictured above), and it was great to see so many people gathered who share a passion for...

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July Grant Highlights

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, our board of directors approved $5.3 million in grants for the month of July. These grant dollars support a variety of arts, education and job opportunities for residents in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Here are a...

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April Grant Highlights

We’re pleased to let you know that our board of directors has approved $4.1 million in grants for the month of April. These grants support a variety of programs and services across Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.Here are a few highlights:Greater...

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Earth Day, Every Day

Holidays like Earth Day and Arbor Day remind us to protect and appreciate our invaluable natural resources. At the Cleveland Foundation, a healthy environment is a year-round priority. Since our start over a century ago, we’ve led efforts to preserve...

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