Funders Collaborative on COVID Recovery

                Funders Collaborative on COVID Recovery    updated Jan. 4, 2022, 11 a.m. EST   The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund (the Fund) was established in March 2020 to respond to pressing needs laid bare by the pandemic. It was designed to complement the work of public health and other...

Acknowledging the connections that uplift pride in the community

By Cameron Aloway, Cleveland Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern In 1989, Cleveland celebrated its first annual Pride in the city. Pride is the treasured time of year where members of the LGBTQ+ community can freely express their truest and authentic selves without repercussions. Every June, the city is decorated in...

Stories of Impact: Playing Strictly by Sound with the Cleveland Scrappers

By Cameron Aloway, Cleveland Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern Referred to as America’s pastime, baseball is a quintessential sport that has brought community members together to cheer on their favorite teams. The sport gives many people the opportunity to participate and play with others. But for people who are blind...

Careers

Careers and Culture at the Foundation The Cleveland Foundation strives to attract, develop and retain the most talented individuals as a part of our team. We are highly committed to providing a work environment that supports these efforts through our values-based culture, competitive pay, exceptional benefits, developmental...

Local AAPI leaders reflect on the contributions of Cleveland’s AAPI community

By Cameron Aloway, Cleveland Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern The month of May recognizes the identity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). AAPI Heritage Month is an opportunity to reflect on the influence these cultures contributed on the world. AAPI Heritage Month also provides a time to acknowledge and...

How We Invest Your Gifts

The investment funds of the Cleveland Foundation are guided by an Investment Committee, which is comprised of directors and external volunteers who are knowledgeable in investment and financial matters. The Investment Committee is advised by an independent consultant who, along with staff, assists in setting the investment policies and...

Investment Options for Funds

Choose the Best Investment Option The investment funds of the Cleveland Foundation are guided by an Investment Committee, which is comprised of directors and external volunteers who are knowledgeable in investment and financial matters. The Investment Committee is advised by an independent consultant who, along with staff, assists in...

Grantmaking FAQs

Answers to Your Questions Expand AllWhat types of programs do you fund? The Cleveland Foundation makes most of its grants to tax-exempt agencies classified as 501(c)(3) organizations (public charities as defined by the Internal Revenue Service) in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties. Some grants are also made to government agencies and...

Public Service Fellowship

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship Timeline February – Application Deadline March 28 - April 1* – Semi-Finalist Interviews April 11-20* – Finalist Zoom Interviews with Host Agencies & Informational Session with the Cleveland Foundation Late April to Early May – Fellows Selection September 1* – Fellowship...