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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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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 support on workforce development, resources for area seniors, housing and neighborhood...

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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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#CG2018 Stories: FredWalk This Way

Follow our “#CG2018 Stories” blog series for updates, information and stories about Common Ground 2018 and related events. This guest blog from Nelson Beckford, Cleveland Foundation Program Director, Neighborhood Revitalization & Engagement, highlights...

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