121 grants
$2,251,377

2015   |  2014    |    2013    |    2012    |    2011   |    2010

2012 grants approved

  • Achievement Centers for Children – $25,000 for technology upgrades
  • America SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for after‑school health and literacy programming in the CMSD
  • Art House, Inc. – $5,000 for Urban Bright, an arts education program for CMSD schools
  • Baldwin Wallace University – $35,000 for the Baldwin‑Wallace Scholars program
  • Beech Brook – $15,000 for Passage to Independence, a program to help teens transitioning out of foster care to develop life skills and supportive relationships
  • Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau – $20,000 for the Monarch Adult Autism Program
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland – $10,000 for the school‑based mentoring program
  • Birchwood School – $10,000 to establish an Early Childhood program
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $30,000 for after school and summer Academic Success programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $15,000 for Hope Prep, an outreach program for middle and high school students
  • Building Bridges Mural Program – $6,500 for youth programming
  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. – $20,000 for the Bridgeport Market, Cafe` and Community Kitchen, which will provide healthy foods and nutrition programming
  • BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence – $7,500 for capacity building for nonprofit organizations
  • Catholic Charities Health and Human Services – $15,000 for the 2012 annual appeal
  • Center for Arts‑Inspired Learning – $25,000 for Art is Education, an arts‑integrated program within the CMSD
  • Center for Community Solutions – $25,000 for groundWork
  • Centers for Families and Children – $20,000 for El Barrio’s job readiness, case management, and job placement programming for recently resettled refugees
  • Children’s Museum of Cleveland – $8,400 for outreach programming in preschool classrooms
  • City Club of Cleveland – $5,000 for CMSD students to participate in the Youth Forum series
  • 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 Corps urban youth program
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation – $15,000 for the Youth Diversion program at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center
  • Cleveland Film Society – $7,000 for CMSD students to participate in FilmSlam 2013
  • Cleveland Furniture Bank – $30,000 for furniture purchases
  • Cleveland Housing Network – $15,000 to provide homeownership opportunities for low and moderate‑income Cleveland families
  • 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
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for the Classroom Matinee program for CMSD students
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for education programming for impoverished youth and homeless and incarcerated adults
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $20,000 to provide case management for survivors of sexual violence
  • Cogswell Hall, Inc. – $5,000 for technology upgrades
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $50,000 for college advising services in the Garfield Heights and Warrensville Heights school districts
  • Community Service Alliance – $24,700 for capital improvements to Fulton House
  • Connections – $20,000 to develop a governance structure for the Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health Shared Services Organization in collaboration with Hitchcock Center for Women, Magnolia Clubhouse, Mental Health Services, Inc., New Directions, ORCA House, and Stella Maris
  • Cornucopia, Inc. – $20,000 to purchase and renovate a site for expansion
  • The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio – $5,000 for diversity and leadership training for CMSD students
  • Downtown Cleveland Alliance – $15,000 for the SEEDS Workforce Readiness program
  • Eliza Bryant Village – $39,000 to hire a part‑time social worker to assist patients and families transition after discharge
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $20,000 to help high schoolers prepare for the OGT
  • Exponent Philanthropy – $500 for 2013 operating support
  • Fairfax Renaissance Development – $50,000 for intergenerational housing
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for family stability services
  • The First Tee of Cleveland – $12,000 to increase capacity by hiring a part‑time coach
  • Foundation Center Cleveland – $7,500 for program support
  • Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 for the Dental Clinic
  • Friends of Breakthrough Schools – $20,000 to host Teach for America Corps members at Breakthrough schools
  • Girl Scouts of North East Ohio – $10,000 for financial literacy programming to underserved girls in Greater Cleveland
  • Global Cleveland – $10,000 for the English and Pathways for Healthcare Professionals program, which helps foreign‑trained workers become eligible for jobs in Cleveland
  • Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland, Inc. – $25,000 for the home delivered meal program
  • Grantmakers in Aging – $5,000 for the Grantmakers In Aging 2012 annual conference to be held in Cleveland
  • Great Lakes Theater – $12,500 for the school residency program for CMSD students
  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Inc. – $40,000 for the Fresh Produce Initiative which provides free produce to low‑income individuals
  • Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association – $30,000 for the Freedom Schools summer program to be implemented at East Cleveland Neighborhood Center and Harvard Community Services Center
  • Greater Cleveland Volunteers – $10,000 for volunteer recruitment and placement
  • Guidestone – $35,000 for mobile computing devices for case managers
  • Hathaway Brown School – $10,000 for the Aspire program
  • Helen Keller International – $15,000 to provide free vision screenings and eyeglasses to underserved students in Cleveland
  • Help Foundation, Inc. – $20,000 for the summer program for children and young adults with developmental and medical disabilities
  • ideastream – $10,000 for programming on jobs and the economy
  • Joseph’s Home – $15,000 for transitional housing and supportive services
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland, Inc. – $12,000 for after school and summer economics and financial literacy programming
  • Karamu House, Inc. – $10,000 for after school and Saturday arts programming
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $27,500 for housing advocacy and homelessness prevention
  • Light of Hearts Villa – $35,000 for a wireless communications system to improve nursing care
  • Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential – $20,000 for peer support services
  • The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for STEP, a volunteer based tutoring initiative
  • Living Miracles – $5,000 for employment and vocational services for people with severe mental illness
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $20,000 for Adult Guardianship Services for vulnerable adults
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – $5,000 for education outreach programs for CMSD students
  • May Dugan Center – $18,000 for job skills training
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $15,000 for operating support
  • Merrick House – $20,000 for youth programming
  • The Metanoia Project – $10,000 for the Hospitality Center
  • Minds Matter – $15,000 for programming for high‑achieving high school students from low‑income families
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland – $5,000 for education programming for CMSD students
  • Musical Arts Association – $12,500 for CMSD students to attend education concerts
  • The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $10,000 for environmental education programming to Head Start classrooms
  • Near West Theatre, Inc. – $10,000 for spring and summer programming
  • Neighborhood Family Practice – $45,000 for program expansion
  • North Coast Community Homes, Inc. – $32,000 to develop one home for indigent adults with MR/DD
  • Ohio Grantmakers Forum – $10,000 for the 2012 annual conference
  • Open Doors, Inc. – $20,000 for enrichment programming for middle and high school students
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $10,000 for programming for CMSD students
  • Professional Flair dba Dancing Wheels Company & School – $12,500 for the apprentice/training program
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $15,000 for arts‑integrated residencies to support STEM curriculum in the CMSD
  • 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. – $15,000 for technology upgrades
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for the Summer Arts Day Camp
  • Recovery Resources – $25,000 for mental health programming in collaboration with Cuyahoga County Municipal Court
  • Rose‑Mary Center – $47,977 to upgrade the security system at the main campus
  • Salvation Army – $25,000 for Zelma George emergency family shelter
  • Scenarios USA, Inc. – $10,000 to utilize webinars and blogging to connect students and teachers with the REAL DEAL educational programming
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community – $30,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership program at Lincoln West and James F. Rhodes high schools
  • Seeds of Literacy – $25,000 to increase agency capacity
  • Senior Citizen Resources, Inc. – $6,000 for the senior health and wellness program
  • Senior Transportation Connection of Cuyahoga County – $30,000 to purchase new vehicles to transport seniors and disabled adults
  • Shoes and Clothes for Kids – $7,500 for technology upgrades
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland – $100,000 for the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood project which will develop a system of family and community supports for residents
  • Slavic Village Development – $12,000 for youth job/soft skills training
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $15,000 for the Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership to provide summer programming
  • St. Joseph Academy – $40,000 for the implementation of AVID to improve college preparation
  • St. Malachi Center – $10,000 for after‑school programming
  • Saint Martin de Porres High School – $20,000 for instructional support for teachers
  • Stella Maris – $20,000 for case management services for the Supportive Housing program
  • Suicide Prevention Education Alliance of NE Ohio – $15,000 for school‑based prevention education programming
  • The Thea Bowman Center – $32,500 for technology upgrades
  • Towards Employment, Inc. – $15,000 for NetWorks 4 Success, a job readiness program
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – $15,000 for Steps to Independence, intensive physical therapy services for children
  • University Circle, Inc. – $12,500 for Circle Expeditions, a science/math focused multi‑field visit program
  • University Settlement – $20,000 to provide permanent housing to homeless families
  • Verb Ballets – $5,000 for the Moving Connections program
  • Villa Angela St. Joseph High School – $15,000 for Guidance staffing
  • Vocational Guidance Services – $20,000 to develop work opportunities for clients
  • West Side Catholic Center – $20,000 for the Drop‑In Center
  • West Side Community House – $10,000 for the West Side Sisterhood program, to educate and empower inner‑city girls ages 10‑18
  • Western Reserve Historical Society – $10,000 for educational programming for CMSD students
  • Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network – $35,000 for year 2 of the redesign of Max Hayes High School
  • Women’s Recovery Center – $17,800 for family counseling services
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $15,000 for Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates, a drop‑out prevention program