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Celebrating a Championship Year for #CLE

Happy New Year! In case you missed it, check out our year-end highlight video, celebrating the many exciting moments for our community in 2016:   This year, we look forward to building on the momentum of 2016 and continuing our mission to enhance...

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2016: A year in blog posts

Throughout the year, we have been sharing news and stories from the foundation on our bi-weekly blog. As we close out 2016 and ring in the New Year, we’re celebrating a few of the top stories from our year of blogging:A foundation of leadership We started...

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A look back at our 2016 #CLECaucus series

In a year when partisan politics dominated the headlines, the Cleveland Foundation – in partnership with The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Young Professional Senate, Neighborhood Connections, ideastream and Crain’s Cleveland Business – launched a...

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December Grant Highlights

We’re ending the year on a high note! Our board of directors approved $18 million in grants for the month of December, bringing the foundation’s fourth-quarter grantmaking total to $30.7 million and the 2016 total to $91.2 million to date.* Here are a few...

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November Grant Highlights

The Cleveland Foundation board of directors has approved $9 million in November grants! Check out these highlights:Housing services for Greater Clevelanders in needThe Cleveland Foundation has approved a $120,000 grant to Enterprise Community Partners to...

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Cleveland on Ice

On Nov. 26, 1,923 ice skaters joined us in Public Square for a free day on the newly opened Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink! The free day of skating coincided with the return of Winterfest to Public Square this year. We’re thrilled to see Greater...

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Meet our Encore Cleveland Prize Winner

Last week, experienced Clevelanders gathered for the Encore Purpose@50Plus event at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, hosted by our partner, the BVU Center for Nonprofit Excellence.Purposeful aging is a big priority for us at the Cleveland Foundation, and we...

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Skate the Square!

Just this summer, we celebrated the rededication of Public Square following a $50 million transformation that gave our city a vibrant new gathering space in the heart of downtown. The Cleveland Foundation supported the redesign of Public Square with an $8...

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