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The Power of a Neighborhood Park  

By Nelson Beckford P.S. 162 John Golden in Queens, New York and Fairview Park in Ohio City (Cleveland, Ohio) are two neighborhood parks that hold a special place in my heart. At P.S. 162 in my hometown, I learned how to ride a bike, played tag and then...

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July Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce $6.8 million in July grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Here are just a few highlights in the areas of music, health, environment, education, aging and neighborhoods: $195,000 to...

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June Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce $13.8 million in June grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. This latest round of grants brings our total support to $22.9 million in the second quarter of 2018. Our June grants align with...

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April Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce $5.7 million in April grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. The selection of April grants below concentrates on the arts, the environment, and investing in people. Here are just a few...

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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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