124 grants
$3,301,637

2015  |  2014    |    2013    |    2012    |    2011   |    2010

2010 Approved Grants

  • Adoption Network Cleveland – $15,000 for the Child Centered Recruitment program
  • American Red Cross – $15,000 for the smoke alarm and fire safety education program
  • America SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for after‑school programming in CMSD schools
  • Art House, Inc. – $5,000 for the Urban Bright after‑school arts education program
  • Asian Services in Action, Inc. – $17,250 for the Asian Seniors Empowerment Program, to help  older adults with limited English proficiency with legal, citizenship, and financial counseling assistance
  • Baldwin Wallace University – $25,000 for the Baldwin‑Wallace Scholars program for CMSD students
  • Bellflower Center for Prevention of Child Abuse – $30,000 for the Kinship Care Home Visiting program
  • Birchwood School – $10,000 to establish a school library
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $20,000 for academic success programs
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $15,000 for Hope Prep, an outreach program for middle school students
  • BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence – $7,500 for capacity building for nonprofit organizations
  • Catholic Community Foundation – $35,000 for the Fatima Family Center Neighbor to Neighbor community‑building program
  • Center for Arts‑Inspired Learning – $25,000 for Art is Education, an arts‑integrated program within the CMSD
  • Community Initiatives – $25,000 for groundWork, a long‑term initiative to increase public funding for early childhood care and education in Ohio
  • Central School of Practical Nursing, Inc. – $3,400 to purchase equipment for the student teaching laboratory
  • The Children’s Museum of Cleveland – $25,000 to engage CMSD preschool and kindergarten families in programming during a Museum Night Out
  • Citizens’ Academy – $5733 for startup of a pre‑school program in collaboration with the Center for Families and Children
  • City Club of Cleveland – $5,000 for CMSD high school students to participate in the Youth Forum Series
  • City of Cleveland – $7500 for the Mural My Neighborhood Program
  • City Year Cleveland – $20,000 for programming in the 9th grade academies in the CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – $15,000 for the Green Corps Urban Youth program
  • Cleveland Film Society – $7000 for CMSD students to attend FilmSlam at the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival
  • The Cleveland Foundation – $20,000 to support out‑of‑school time activities through the MyCom network
  • Cleveland Furniture Bank – $30,000 for transportation and warehouse equipment
  • Cleveland Housing Network – $20,000 for the Lease Purchase homeownership program
  • Cleveland Mediation Center – $30,000 for the Homeless Prevention program
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District – $15,000 for the All‑City Arts after‑school program
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for the Totally Free Field Trip program for CMSD students
  • Cleveland Play House – $250,000 to build the Allen Theatre Complex, a three‑theatre center for performing arts and arts education, in partnership with PlayHouse Square and Cleveland State University
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for education programs
  • Cogswell Hall, Inc. – $12,500 for a resident development program
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $50,000 for advisory services in Cleveland area parochial schools
  • Community Service Alliance – $20,000 for housing and support services for homeless men
  • Cornucopia, Inc. – $20,000 to replace and upgrade the point of sale system at Nature’s Bin market, a vocational training site for individuals with disabilities
  • Council on Foundations – $7,980 for membership
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $15,000 for the Leadership Camp and Youth Academy program
  • Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization – $25,000 for foreclosure prevention and education programming
  • Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center – $40,000 to purchase 2 vans for the shelter program
  • Easter Seals of Northern Ohio – $9,800 for technology upgrades
  • Eliza Bryant Village – $40,000 to renovate the nursing home’s Extensive Care Unit
  • Emerald Development & Economic Network, Inc. – $5,000 to establish a furniture loan fund for clients leaving transitional housing for permanent homes
  • Emmanuel Promise of Hope – $10,000 for program support
  • Exponent Philanthropy – $495 for 2011 membership
  • Fairhill Partners – $75,000 for Kinship Village, housing for elder‑led kinship families
  • Family Connections – $12,000 for Dinner & Discovery, a program to increase the literacy skills of kindergarteners in 3 Shaker schools
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 for children’s programming for homeless, jobless families
  • Far West Center – $35,000 to update technology and organizational infrastructure to prepare for electronic health records
  • Foundation Center Cleveland – $5,000 for program support
  • Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland – $35,000 for the dental clinic
  • Friends of Breakthrough Schools – $100,000 to expand the facility for grades K‑2
  • Fund for Our Economic Future – $300,000, over 3 years, for Phase 3 to address economic challenges facing the region
  • Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio – $10,000 for the Financial Literacy and Urban Entrepreneurship program in CMSD schools
  • Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland, Inc. – $25,000 to expand the home delivered meal program
  • Great Lakes Museum of Science Environment And Technology – $10,000 for education programming for CMSD students
  • Great Lakes Theater – $12,500 for the School Residency program for CMSD students
  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Inc. – $40,000 for expansion of the Children’s Nutrition Initiative
  • Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association – $10,000 to provide back office services to member agencies and other nonprofits
  • Greater Cleveland Volunteers – $10,000 for volunteer recruitment and placement activities
  • Guidestone – $20,000 to purchase 3 vans for the residential treatment cottages
  • Hathaway Brown School – $10,000 for Aspire, an education enrichment program for middle school girls from the CMSD and other inner‑ring districts
  • Helen Keller International – $10,000 for in‑school vision screening in the CMSD and East Cleveland City schools
  • Hitchcock Center for Women, Inc. – $49,000 to develop a volunteer program
  • Horizon Educational Services, Inc. – $18,000 for the Summer Academy and Extended Day program
  • Hospice of the Western Reserve – $10,000 to provide hospice and palliative care for underserved individuals
  • ideastream – $10,000 for in‑depth jobs and economy coverage and programming
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 to hire a Program Manager
  • The Intergenerational School – $10,000 for the development program
  • Joseph’s Home – $15,000 for the Continuum of Care program for homeless men
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland, Inc. – $10,000 for after school and summer programming
  • LAND Studio – $25,000 to develop a plan for the reuse of vacant land in 6 Cleveland neighborhoods
  • Laurel School – $10,000 for the North Star program, a partnership with the CMSD Girls Leadership Academy at Warner School
  • Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential – $30,000 for vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities
  • The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $15,000 for the Northeast Ohio Literacy Corps to increase literacy services in 17 partner organizations
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $9,500 to increase volunteer guardian support
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $300,000, over 2 years, for the capital campaign to relocate the main office
  • Malachi House – $34,000 for new flooring
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – $5,000 for education outreach programs for CMSD students
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy – $10,000 for operating support
  • The Metanoia Project – $10,000 for the Overnight Hospitality Center
  • MetroHealth Foundation – $10,000 for the Better Health Greater Cleveland project
  • Minds Matter – $25,000 for programming for high‑achieving high school students from low‑income families
  • Murtis Taylor Human Services System – $15,000 for an after school tutoring program at Garden Valley Estates
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland – $30,000 to build a new facility in the Uptown District of University Circle
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland – $5,000 for CMSD students to attend the School‑to‑Museum program
  • Musical Arts Association – $12,500 for CMSD students to attend education concerts
  • The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $10,000 to provide environmental education to Head Start classrooms in Greater Cleveland
  • Near West Theatre, Inc. – $10,000 for the spring and summer programs
  • Neighborhood Health Care, Inc. dba Neighborhood Family Practice – $20,000 for a Hispanic Patient Advocate
  • New Avenues to Independence, Inc. – $20,000 to purchase a truck for the Vocational Services program
  • North Coast Community Homes, Inc. – $50,000 to develop four homes for individuals with special needs in Cuyahoga County
  • Notre Dame College – $50,000 for technology upgrades
  • Ohio Grantmakers Forum – $6,479 for membership
  • Old Stone Education Center – $10,000 for the Old Stone Center for Education to provide services to teen mothers
  • Open Doors, Inc. – $12,500 for program support
  • ORCA House, Inc. – $19,500 for capacity building
  • PLAN of Northeast Ohio – $15,000 for the Holistic Recovery program
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $7,500 for CMSD students to attend performances and workshops
  • PolicyBridge – $10,000 for operating support
  • Professional Flair dba Dancing Wheels Company & School – $10,500 for the apprentice/training program
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $10,000 for an arts integrated residency program at CMSD’s George Washington Carver School
  • Project Learn – $25,000 for Get on Track, a program to provide literacy and GED training to low level offenders assigned by the Cleveland Municipal Courts
  • Providence House, Inc. – $45,000 to purchase two vans
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for the Summer Arts Day Camp program
  • Recovery Resources – $19,800 for family support groups
  • Roots of American Music – $5,000 for a long term residency program at Sunbeam Elementary School
  • The Salvation Army – $50,000 for the Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Scenarios USA, Inc. – $10,000 to train middle and high school teachers in the Cleveland area to integrate the Scenarios curriculum into language arts, social studies, health, and drama classes
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corporation – $26,400 for the Youth Jobs Partnership Advanced Training Initiative
  • Senior Citizen Resources, Inc. – $10,000 for the Congregate Meal program
  • Senior Transportation Connection of Cuyahoga County – $60,000 for new vehicles to transport seniors and disabled adults
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $15,000 for the Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership to provide summer programming to neighborhood youth on the near west side
  • St. Malachi Center – $16,000 for after‑school programming
  • Saint Martin de Porres High School – $50,000 for professional development
  • Towards Employment, Inc. – $20,000 for the Networks 4 Success program
  • Front Steps Housing and Services – $17,500 for SOAR, a workforce readiness program
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for physical therapy services
  • University Circle, Inc. – $15,000 for the Linking Education and Discovery program
  • University Settlement – $18,500 for the Rapid Re‑Housing project
  • Visiting Nurse Association Healthcare Partners of Ohio – $34,800 for technology upgrades to improve operational and patient care outcomes
  • Vocational Guidance Services – $20,000 to expand and maintain the employment opportunities in the Power Sewing Department
  • Volunteers of America Greater Ohio – $30,000 to purchase a van for homeless outreach services
  • West Side Catholic Center – $35,000 for the homeless Drop‑In Center
  • Women’s Recovery Center – $35,500 to hire a Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $15,000 for the Juvenile Mentoring Program for at‑risk youth in East Cleveland