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2017 Proactive Grants

  • Beech Brook – $73,000 to expand the S.T.E.P.S. program
  • Cleveland Public Library – $300,000 over 2 years for the early literacy training initiative
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library – $49,700 for Family Place Libraries training
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library – $25,000 to pilot the Play, Learn & Grow Baby Club
  • GroundWork Ohio – $25,000 to provide advocacy leadership on early childhood mental health
  • MetroHealth Foundation – $300,000 to expand the Nurse-Family Partnership home visiting program

2017 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • America SCORES Cleveland – $20,000 for literacy and fitness programming in CMSD
  • Art House. Inc. –  $20,000 for the Urban Bright arts residency program in CMSD schools
  • Bard Early Colleges – $50,000 for start-up of Bard Early College Cleveland-East
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $10,000 for workforce development programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio – $20,000 for the Academy Program, providing academic enrichment and college preparatory support
  • Center for Arts-Inspired Learning – $10,000 for ArtWorks, an arts-based youth development and college readiness program
  • City Year, Inc – $35,000 for programming in 8 CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center – $10,000 for literacy and language programming in Head Start preschool classes
  • Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank- $7,500 for program support
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI program for 2nd grade students in CMSD
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for arts residencies in CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for Brick City after-school/summer arts programming
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $35,000 to provide college access services for low-income adults
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $18,000 for CMSD students to participate in the Youth Technology Program
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library – $20,000 for adult basic literary services
  • DanceCleveland – $10,000 for early childhood literacy and movement programming in CMSD schools
  • Dancing Classrooms – $10,500 for dance residency programming in CMSD schools
  • Daily Dose of Reading – $10,000 to provide pre-literacy education
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center – $12,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School literacy-based summer program
  • Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County – $ 75,000 for PRE4CLE family recruitment and evaluation
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $20,000 for the mentoring program
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $10,000 for Family School Connection, a kindergarten family reading readiness program
  • Girl Scouts of North East Ohio – $10,000 for after-school programming for low-income girls, ages 5-11
  • Great Lakes Museum of Science, Environment and Technology – $15,000 for the Cleveland Learning Experience for Science Collaborative in the CMSD
  • Great Lakes Theater – $10,000 for the School Residency program for CMSD students
  • ideastream – $50,000 to provide professional development and coaching
  • 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 – $2,500 for a creative writing Residency for St. Rocco School
  • LifeAct – $7,500 for suicide prevention programming for CMSD middle school students
  • Malachi Center – $10,000 for after-school programming
  • 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 Resource Center
  • Minds Matter of Cleveland – $15,000 for academic and mentorship programming
  • Montessori Development Partnerships – $7,000 for home-based programming for families of young children
  • 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 CLE4SCI program for preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade students in the CMSD
  • Near West Theatre – $10,000 for youth theatre programs
  • Open Doors Academy – $20,000 for afterschool programming for highschool students
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $20,000 for Disney Musicals in Schools arts residencies
  • Positive Education Program – $10,000 for the Early Childhood Plus consultation
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for early childhood enrichment programming
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – $10,000 for the Toddler Rock program for Head Start classrooms
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $10,000 for the Arrupe Summer program, a free academic and social-enrichment program for youth
  • Seeds of Literacy – $35,000 to design new literacy curricula and workforce programming
  • Starting Point – $35,000 for professional development on child resilience for infant-toddler professionals
  • Teach for America – $20,000 to provide intensive coaching support to teachers
  • Veggie U – $10,500 for new supplies for the garden kits for CMSD 2nd grade classrooms
  • Western Reserve Historical Society – $10,000 to develop Cleveland Starts Here Discovery Guide
  • 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
  • Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau – $50,000 for inpatient pediatric psychiatric unit
  • Catholic Charities Corporation – $20,000 for the 2017 annual appeal
  • Care Alliance – $25,000 for school-based health services in the CMSD
  • Cleveland Rape and Crisis Center – $25,000 for the Childhood Sexual Trauma program
  • Cleveland Sight Center – $10,000 for earl intervention services for children with visual impairments
  • Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center – $20,000 for emergency shelter services for families
  • East Side Organizing Project d/b/a Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People – $10,000 for the Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 to support homeless families
  • Far West Center – $25,000 to provide recovery support for moms with postpartum depression
  • FrontLine Service – $24,000 for family reunification services for homeless youth
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank – $40,000 for operating support
  • HELP Foundation – $20,000 for the summer program for children and young adults with disabilities
  • Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland – $15,000 to provide health programming for those receiving emergency food assistance
  • Legal Aid Society – $35,000 for the Housing Advocacy and Homelessness Prevention Program
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $15,000 for guardianship services for older adults
  • MedWish International – $10,000 for Skill Building, a workforce training program for individuals with disabilities
  • MedWorks – $20,000 to operate healthcare clinics for the uninsured and underinsured
  • Musical Theater Project – $7,500 for arts education residencies for CMSD students with special education needs
  • OhioGuidestone – $20,000 to expand trauma-informed services for young children
  • Providence House – $20,000 for the Family Center
  • Salvation Army –  $20,000 for programming for homeless families at Zelma George Emergency Family shelter
  • Scranton Road Ministries CDC – $30,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership
  • Senior Transportation Connection of Cuyahoga County – $20,000 for new vehicles to transport seniors and disabled adults
  • Towards Employment – $15,000 for job preparation, placement, retention and advancement services for individuals with criminal backgrounds
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – $10,000 for therapy and case management services for children with disabilities
  • 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
  • Women’s Recovery Center – $35,000 to reconfigure the facility to expand capacity

Community-Wide Impact

  • Foundation Center-Cleveland – $5,000 for program support
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $100,000 to raise awareness, provide leadership and manage collective impact for literacy initiatives
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $15,000 for operating support
  • Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland – $50,000