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2016 Proactive Grants

  • groundWork Ohio – $25,000 to provide advocacy leadership for early childhood education in Ohio
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland -$291,204 (over 4 years) to expand Imaginary Library in Cuyahoga County
  • Reach Out and Read Greater Cleveland – $285,000 (over 3 years) for capacity building, with support from The Literacy Cooperative
  • Starting Point – $35,000 for professional development on child resilience for infant-toddler professionals

2016 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • American SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for after-school literacy and fitness programming for CMSD youth
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $10,000 for workforce development programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio – $ 15,000 for the Academy Program, providing academic enrichment and college preparatory support
  • Centers for Arts-Inspired Learning – $15,000 for early childhood dance programming
  • City Year Inc. – $30,000 for programming in 8 CMSD schools
  • Cleveland International Film Festival – $5,000 for CMSD students to participate in FilmSlam 2017
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for Brick City after-school/summer arts program
  • Coach Sam’s Inner Circle Foundation – $10,000 to after-school literacy programming for CMSD
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $35,000 to provide college access services for low-income adults
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $30,000 for the Youth Technology Academy
  • Cuyahoga County Office of Early Childhood – $264,000 (over 2 years) to implement family engagement best practices within the Universal Pre-K program
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio – $7,500 for dance residency programming for CMSD schools
  • Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County – $100,000 for PRE4CLE family recruitment and evaluation
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $10,000 to help high school students prepare for the OGT
  • Great Lakes Science Center – $15,000 for the CMSD Place Based Learning Collaborative for science/environmental education
  • Great Lakes Theater – $8,000 for the School Residency Program for CMSD students
  • Hathaway Brown School – $30,000 for the Aspire program
  • ideastream – $50,000 for professional development for CMSD teachers in Pre-Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland – $12,000 for economic education programming for youth in after-school programs
  • Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth – $2,400 for a writing residency for middle school students at St. Rocco school
  • LifeAct – $7,500 for suicide prevention programming for middle school students
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – $10,000 for Stop the Hate: Youth Sing Out, an interdisciplinary learning program for youth from 4 school districts
  • May Dugan Center – $20,000 for the Education and Resource Center
  • Musical Arts Association – $10,000 for Musical Neighborhoods, an early childhood learning and teacher training program
  • Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $10,000 for the CMSD Place Based Learning Collaborative for science/environmental education
  • Open Doors Academy – $15,000 for out-of-school time programming for middle and high school students
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $10,000 for theater residencies for 3rd grade classrooms
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $15,000 to expand arts-integrated STEM programming
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for early childhood arts enrichment programming
  • Roots of American Music – $5,000 to provide song writing residencies in CMSD schools
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $10,000 for the Arrupe Summer program, an academic and enrichment program for youth
  • Seeds of Literacy – $35,000 for adult basic education
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland – $25,000 to accelerate early learning in the Central Promise neighborhood
  • Teach for America – $15,000 for teacher professional development
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $10,000 for the CMSD Place Based Learning Collaborative for science/environmental education
  • United Way of Greater Cleveland – $100,000 to support the Community Wraparound Strategy at Adlai Stevenson
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $40,000 for Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates

Safety Net

  • Achievement Centers for Children – $10,000 to provide services for children with disabilities in childcare programs
  • Beech Brook –  $20,000 for the Family Drop-in Center
  • Catholic Charities Corporation –  $20,000 for the 2016 Catholic Charities Annual Appeal
  • Cleveland Housing Network – $15,000 for the Family Success program
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $25,000 for sexual assault crisis intervention services for children and families
  • Cleveland Sight Center – $15,000 for early intervention services for children with visual impairments
  • Cornucopia, Inc –  $10,000 for vocational training and placement services for people with disabilities
  • Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center – $10,000 for emergency shelter services for children
  • East Side Organizing Project – $10,000 to provide financial literacy education and counseling for low-income senior citizens
  • EDEN, Inc – $25,000 to hire a housing stability specialist for homeless young adults, ages 18-24, as part of the County’s “A Place4Me” Initiative
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 for program support for homeless families
  • FrontLine Service – $50,000 for start-up of the Assertive Community Treatment model for individuals with mental illness
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank – $40,000 for operating support
  • Legal Aid Society – $35,000 for the Housing Advocacy and Homelessness Prevention program
  • Linking Employment, Abilities, & Potential – $25,000 for employment services for adults with disabilities
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $15,000 to provide adult guardianship services
  • Magnolia Clubhouse – $10,000 for workforce training and employment for individuals with mental illness
  • MedWish International – $10,000 for the Skill Building program, a workforce training program for individuals with disabilities
  • MobilMed1 Inc (Medworks) – $20,000 to operate health care clinics
  • Prevent Blindness Ohio, Northeast Ohio Chapter – $5,000
  • Rose-Mary Center – $50,000 to build group homes
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corporation – $30,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership
  • The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 to provide mental health services for high-risk families
  • The Salvation Army – $20,000 for programming to support homeless families at Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • University Settlement – $20,000 for the Transition-in-Place housing program
  • West Side Catholic Center – $20,000 to provide housing stability services for homeless families
  • Youth Challenge – $10,000 for capital improvements to expand programming and capacity

Community-Wide Impact

  • Foundation Center Cleveland – $10,000 for operating support
  • Literacy Cooperative – $100,000 to raise awareness, provide leadership, and manage collective impact for literacy initiatives
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $15,000 for operating support