92 grants
$2,611,200

2015  |  2014    |    2013    |    2012    |    2011   |    2010

2014 Grants Approved

  • Achievement Centers for Children – $20,000 for the family support services program
  • Adoption Network Cleveland – $15,000 for educational liaison post adoption services
  • All Faiths Pantry – $10,000 for the home delivered meals program
  • American Red Cross – $10,000 to install smoke detectors and conduct fire prevention education
  • America SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for after‑school health and literacy programming in the CMSD
  • Asian Services in Action, Inc. – $20,400 for the Asian Senior Leadership Initiative
  • Baldwin Wallace University – $35,000 for the Baldwin Wallace Scholars program
  • Beck Center for the Arts – $10,000 for early childhood arts programming
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $30,000 for Academic Success programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $25,000 for the Academy program, providing academic enrichment, character development and college preparatory support
  • Care Alliance – $25,000 for capacity building at the Central Neighborhood Clinic
  • Catholic Charities Corporation- $15,000 for the 2014 annual appeal
  • Center for Arts‑Inspired Learning – $25,000 for early childhood dance programming
  • City Year Cleveland – $25,000 for programming in CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Furniture Bank – $30,000 to hire an Assistant Executive Director
  • Cleveland Kids in Need Resource Center- $7,500 for program support
  • Cleveland Mediation Center – $15,000 to provide conflict resolution training to clients/staff of shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing units
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $15,000 for Inspire, a program to provide science education to CMSD 2nd grade students
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $10,000 for technology improvements
  • Cleveland Zoological Society – $15,000 for early childhood nature education programming
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $50,000 for college advising services in Garfield Heights and Warrensville Heights school districts
  • groundwork – $25,000.00 to provide advocacy leadership for early childhood education in Ohio
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $20,000 for the Youth Technology Academy
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library – $150,000 for the renovation of the Children and Youth Space at CCPL’s Maple Heights Branch
  • Daily Dose Of Reading – $20,000.00 for early literacy programming at Louis Stokes Head Start
  • DanceCleveland – $10,000 for the early childhood dance and literacy programming
  • Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center – $30,000 for emergency shelter services
  • Downtown Cleveland Alliance- $15,000 for the SEEDS Workforce Readiness program
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center – $10,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School literacy based summer program
  • Eliza Bryant Village – $34,000for expansion of the Community Transition program
  • Emerald Development & Economic – $40,000 for repairs and upgrades to Norma Herr Women’s Center
  • East Side Organizing Project Inc. – $15,000 for the Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $20,000 to help high school students prepare for the OGT
  • Facing History and Ourselves – $15,000 to provide professional development and follow up support for Cleveland area educators
  • Family Connections – $15,000 for Family School Connections, a program to improve grade level reading among kindergarten students
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for case management services for homeless families
  • Foundation Center Cleveland – $10,000 for technology upgrades
  • Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland -$30,000 for the Dental Clinic
  • Friends of Breakthrough Schools – $20,000 for professional development
  • Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 for the home delivered meal program
  • Great Lakes Science Center – $20,000 for programming with CMSD schools
  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Inc – $40,000 for expansion of the Children’s Nutrition Initiative
  • Greater Cleveland Volunteers – $10,000 for Experience Corps, providing literacy tutoring in the CMSD
  • Guidestone – $20,000 for the Residential Treatment program
  • Helen Keller International – $15,000 to provide free vision screenings and eyeglasses to disadvantaged students in CMSD
  • Help Foundation, Inc. – $25,000 for the summer program for children and young adults with developmental and medical disabilities
  • ideastream – $50,000 for professional development in math and science for CMSD teachers in grades 3 5
  • Julie Billiart School – $15,000 for Behavior Therapy Intervention Services
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland – $12,000 for after school economic education programs
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $30,000.00 for the Housing Advocacy and Homelessness Prevention program
  • Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential – $20,000 to support and expand peer mentor services
  • The Literacy Cooperative of Greater- $100,000 to raise awareness and manage collective impact for literacy initiatives
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy- $15,000 for operating support
  • Merrick House – $20,000 for the Early Childhood Education program’s Healthy Living Initiative
  • Minds Matter –  $15,000 for academic and mentor programming for high school students from low income families
  • MedWorks – $25,000 for technology upgrades
  • Montessori Development Partnerships – $100,000.00 for Stonebrook Montessori School located in the Glenville neighborhood
  • The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $15,000 to provide environmental education training for CMSD teachers and programming for students
  • Neighborhood Housing Services Of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 to develop a small dollar loan program
  • New Avenues to Independence, Inc –  $10,000 to provide emergency assistance to people with disabilities
  • NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts and Technology – $20,000for the adult job training program
  • North Coast Health – $48,000 to add a pharmacist to the staff
  • Open Doors, Inc. – $20,000 to provide academic and enrichment programming for at risk middle school and high school students
  • Our Lady of the Wayside – $30,000 for the adult day program
  • Professional Flair dba Dancing Wheels – $10,000.00 for the apprentice/training program
  • Project Learn – $20,000 to provide GED education and testing for court referrals
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for the summer arts day camp
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum- $20,000 for the Toddler Rock program
  • Rose Mary Center $50,000 to hire outside consultants to create and implement the Community Integration Project, which will transition current residents from the main campus facility into group homes
  • The Salvation Army – $20,000 for the Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Scenarios USA, Inc. –  $13,700 for professional development for CMSD teachers
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community – $20,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership program
  • Seeds of Literacy – $25,000 for agency expansion
  • Sisters Of Charity Foundation of Cleveland – $14,400 to garner neighborhood feedback to determine the feasibility of a Family Connections playroom in the Central neighborhood
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $15,000.00 for the Arrupe Summer program
  • St. Malachi Center – $10,000 for after school programming
  • Saint Martin de Porres High School – $250,000 to build a new school
  • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center – $100,000 for expansion of the Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit
  • Stepstone Academy – $25,000 to provide programming that prevents summer learning loss
  • Teach For America Inc – $15,000 for professional development in Common Core content specific instruction
  • That Can Be Me, Inc. – $5,000 for a literature/reading program for female ex offenders
  • Third Federal Foundation – $53,000 to expand Reach Out and Read, a book distribution program, at MetroHealth Broadway Health Center
  • Towards Employment – $20,000 for Networks4Success, a job readiness program
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater – $15,000 for the Children’s Services program
  • United Way of Greater Cleveland -$100,000 for the Cleveland Wrap Around Strategy
  • University Circle, Inc – $10,000 for the Circle Expeditions program
  • University Settlement – $20,000 to provide permanent housing for homeless families
  • Villa Angela St. Joseph High School – $10,000.00 for PowerSchool Training
  • Voices for Ohio’s Children – $43,200 for Technology Upgrades
  • West Side Catholic Center – $30,000 for Zacchaeus Housing Solutions
  • Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network – $25,000 for school to career programming at Max Hayes High School
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $15,000 for Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates