Spotlight Encore Cleveland: Building the Next Generation of Technical Professionals

Launched in 2013 by the Cleveland Foundation, Encore Cleveland helps to connect and fund a network of organizations to provide experienced Greater Clevelanders an array of meaningful opportunities in the community upon retirement or near the end of their primary careers. In our “Spotlight Encore Cleveland” guest blog series, we go...

Cleveland Metroparks and Cleveland Foundation Announce Centennial Trail 5K

Cleveland Metroparks and Cleveland Foundation Announce Centennial Trail 5K All registration fees to benefit the Cleveland Metroparks Emerald Necklace Endowment Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Release Date: 8.2.2018 CLEVELAND – Cleveland Metroparks and the Cleveland Foundation are holding the first annual Cleveland Metroparks and...

Cleveland Foundation announces $9.9 million in September grants

Cleveland Foundation announces $9.9 million in September grantsBoard approves $21.1 million for Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga nonprofits in Q3 2017 RELEASE DATE: 09.27.207CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $9.9 million in grants for the month of September. Supporting residents in Cuyahoga, Lake and...

September Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce $9.9 million in September grants to organizations serving Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga County residents! This takes the foundation’s third-quarter grantmaking total to $21.1 million, bringing the yearly investment in Greater Cleveland to $62.9 million.Many of our grants this month concentrated on education...

Charitable giving incentives under the CARES Act

by Kaye Ridolfi, Senior Vice President, Advancement, Cleveland Foundation On March 27, the $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package titled the CARES Act, or The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, became law. The legislation was designed to aid individuals, large corporations, small businesses and public health organizations...

Registration Now Open for the 2nd Annual Centennial Trail 5K

Registration Now Open for the 2nd Annual Centennial Trail 5K All registration fees to benefit Cleveland Metroparks Emerald Necklace Endowment Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Release Date: 8.6.2019 CLEVELAND – Registration is now live for Cleveland Metroparks & Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail 5K taking place Saturday, Sept...

December Grant Highlights

Happy holidays! We’re ending the year on a great note, with a number of grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Here are just a few highlights from December’s grants:$95,562 to WIRE-Net, a local manufacturing sector intermediary, to support the development and expansion of an apprenticeship...

Personal View: New Century, new challenges

By Ronn Richard President & CEO, Cleveland Foundation As 2014 came to a close, the Cleveland Foundation completed a yearlong centennial observance that surpassed our dreams. Thanks to dedicated donors, superb media partners like Crain's, generous corporate sponsors, supportive grantee organizations and more than 185,000 area...

Scholarship FAQs

Answering Your Questions Expand AllWho can apply for a scholarship offered through the Cleveland Foundation?Please see our "How to Apply" page for all the details. The scholarships have varied and diverse criteria beyond the universal requirements. Visit our Scholarship Listings page where you can click on individual scholarships for...

Press Archive

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