114 grants
$2,490,848

2015  |  2014    |    2013    |    2012    |    2011   |    2010

2011 Grants approved

  • Adoption Network Cleveland – $15,000 for the Permanency Champions Mentoring program
  • Alta House – $10,000 for the Senior Service program
  • American Red Cross – $34,250 for technology upgrades
  • America SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for after‑school health and literacy programming in the CMSD
  • Applewood Centers, Inc. – $35,000 for technology upgrades
  • Baldwin Wallace University – $35,000 for the Baldwin‑Wallace Scholars program for CMSD students
  • Beech Brook – $18,630 for Passage to Independence, a program to help teens transitioning out of foster care to develop life skills and supportive relationships
  • Bellflower Center for Prevention of Child Abuse – $20,000 for the Kinship Care Home Visitation program
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland -$20,000 for after‑school and summer Academic Success Programs
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $15,000 for Hope Prep, an outreach program for middle school students
  • Building Hope In The City – $17,300 to expand tutoring sites for urban youth
  • BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence – $7,500 for capacity building for nonprofit organizations
  • Care Alliance – $35,000 for the electronic dental health records initiative
  • Catholic Charities Corporation – $20,000 for the annual appeal
  • 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 statewide initiative to increase funding for early care and education
  • Centers for Families and Children – $25,000 to implement electronic medical records for the behavioral health program
  • Citizens’ Academy – $25,000 for the Dean of External Affairs position at Citizens’ Leadership Academy
  • City Mission – $32,000 for transportation
  • City of Cleveland – $7,500 to create murals to revitalize and beautify Cleveland neighborhoods
  • City Year Cleveland – $20,000 for programming in CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden – $15,000 for the Green Corp Urban Youth program
  • Cleveland Film Society – $7,000 for FilmSlam 2012, an educational program for students aged 12‑18
  • Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center- $48,000 for technology components in the new facility
  • Cleveland Housing Network – $20,000 for the lease purchase homeownership program
  • Cleveland Kids in Need Resource Center – $7,500 for capacity building
  • Cleveland Mediation Center – $30,000 for the Homeless Prevention program
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District – $15,000 for All‑City Arts, an arts‑infused, performance‑based after‑school program for 6‑12th grade students
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for the Classroom Matinee Touring program
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for education programming
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $30,000 for case management services
  • Cleveland Tenants Organization – $10,000 for a shared Development Director for Cleveland Tenants Organization, Environmental Health Watch, and Housing Research and Advocacy Center
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $50,000 for advisory services in the Garfield Heights, Maple Heights and Warrensville Heights school districts
  • Community Care Network – $61,500 for technology upgrades
  • Council Gardens – $33,000 to install an outdoor exercise trail system
  • Council on Foundations – $6,418 for membership renewal
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $13,000 for the Youth Technology Academy
  • Cuyahoga County Office of Early Childhood – $34,800 for Invest in Children programming
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library – $23,400 for the new Career Center located at the Fairview Branch
  • Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization – $25,000 for the Westside Housing Center, providing foreclosure prevention and educational program development
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center – $30,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School, a literacy‑based summer program, in partnership with Harvard Community Services Center
  • East Side Organizing Project Inc. – $20,400 to develop strategic and leadership succession plans
  • Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. – $25,000 for the Cuyahoga County Housing First Initiative
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $20,000 for bilingual education services
  • Exponent Philanthropy – $1,000 for 2012 operating support
  • Family Connections – $15,000 for Family‑School Connection, a program to improve the transition to kindergarten among families in the Cleveland Heights‑University Heights school district
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $40,000 for program support for homeless families
  • Foundation Center Cleveland – $5,500 for program support
  • Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland – $40,000 for the Dental Clinic
  • Friends of Breakthrough Schools – $35,000 for start‑up of the Cleveland Urban Teacher Residency program
  • Gordon Square Arts District, LLC – $65,000 for Phase II of the Gordon Square Arts District
  • Great Lakes Museum of Science Environment And Technology – $10,000 for educational programming
  • Great Lakes Theater – $12,500 for the school residency program
  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Inc. – $40,000 for the Mobile Pantry program
  • Greater Cleveland Volunteers – $12,000 for volunteer recruitment and placement activities
  • Hathaway Brown School – $10,000 for the Aspire program
  • Hattie Larlham Foundation – $25,000 to renovate space for vocational training/supported employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities
  • Help Foundation, Inc. – $20,000 for summer programs for children and young adults with developmental and medical disabilities
  • ideastream – $10,000 for programming
  • Jesuit Retreat House – $20,500 for recovery retreats
  • Jewish Family Service Association – $25,000 for technology upgrades
  • Joseph’s Home – $20,000 for transitional services for homeless men
  • Julie Billiart School – $11,400 to hire a Behavioral Therapist to provide teacher training
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland, Inc. – $12,000 for after‑school and summer programming
  • L’ Arche Cleveland – $20,000 to purchase 2 vans to provide transportation for community members
  • Lakewood Community Services Center – $46,750 for short‑term rental assistance for displaced families
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $15,000 for the Housing Law Advocacy Project
  • The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for STEP, a volunteer‑based tutoring initiative
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $20,000 for afterschool programming
  • May Dugan Center – $20,000 for case management services
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $10,000 for operating support
  • Merrick House – $20,000 for the youth program
  • The Metanoia Project – $15,000 for the Hospitality Center
  • Minds Matter – $25,000 for program support
  • Musical Arts Association – $12,500 for the Cleveland Orchestra education concerts
  • The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $10,000 to provide environmental education to Head Start classrooms
  • Near West Theatre, Inc. – $10,000 for spring and summer programming
  • Neighborhood Health Care, Inc. dba Neighborhood Family Practice – $25,000 for interpreter services for non‑English speaking patients
  • New Avenues to Independence, Inc. – $23,000 for the Vocational Services Program
  • New Directions – $20,000 for technology costs associated with restructuring and consolidating New Directions and Crossroads
  • North Coast Health – $47,000 to achieve recognition as a Patient‑Centered Medical Home through the National Council for Quality Assurance
  • Open Doors, Inc. – $20,000 for program support
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $10,000 for CMSD students to attend performances
  • Positive Education Program – $75,000 for safety upgrades and training
  • The Presidents’ Council Foundation Inc. – $10,000 for the PC Scholars program, to provide enrichment and college preparation skills to students
  • Professional Flair dba Dancing Wheels – $12,500 for the apprentice/training program
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $15,000 for arts‑integrated residency programs at 2 CMSD schools
  • Project Learn – $25,000 for Get on Track, a program to provide literacy and GED training to low level offenders referred by the Cleveland Municipal Courts
  • Roots of American Music – $10,000 for arts‑integrated programming at 3 CMSD schools
  • Saints Mary and Joseph Home for the Aged – $16,000 for equipment
  • The Salvation Army – $25,000 for the Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Scenarios USA, Inc. – $15,000 to train middle and high school teachers to integrate the Scenarios curriculum into language arts, social studies, health and drama classes
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corporation – $30,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership program at Lincoln West and James F. Rhodes high schools
  • Seeds of Literacy – $25,000 for adult literacy programs
  • Senior Citizen Resources, Inc. – $10,000 for the senior health and wellness program
  • St. Malachi Center – $16,000 for after‑school programming
  • Saint Martin de Porres High School – $20,000 for professional development
  • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center – $40,000 to increase access to substance abuse treatment for people without insurance coverage
  • Stella Maris – $40,000 for renovation of the detoxification center
  • Suicide Prevention Education Alliance of NE Ohio – $15,000 for the Recognizing Teen Depression and Preventing Suicide program
  • Towards Employment, Inc. – $20,000 for Networks 4 Success, a job readiness program
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for the Children’s Service program
  • University Circle, Inc. – $10,000 for the Linking Education and Discovery program
  • University Settlement – $20,000 for the Rapid Re‑Housing program
  • Verb Ballets – $10,000 for the Moving Connections senior outreach program at Eliza Bryant Village and Eliza Jennings Home
  • Vocational Guidance Services – $40,000 for capital improvements
  • West Side Catholic Center – $35,000 for the Drop‑In Center
  • West Side Community House – $10,000 for West Side Sisterhood, an education and empowerment program
  • West Side Ecumenical Ministry – $20,000 to hire consultants to conduct a strategic planning process for the newly merged CFC/WSEM organization
  • Western Reserve Land Conservancy – $30,000 for the Thriving Communities Institute, which will advocate for more funding for demolition of vacant properties
  • Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network – $25,000 for the redesign of Max Hayes High School
  • YMCA of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 to build a new YMCA in partnership with the City of Warrensville Heights
  • Youth Challenge – $20,000 for the City Sports program for children with physical disabilities
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $15,000 to increase graduation and post‑secondary success for most‑at‑risk CMSD students