2018 Proactive Grants

  • Beech Brook – $328,382 (over 3 years) to expand the S.T.E.P.S. program
  • Bright Beginnings – $23,638 to evaluate and formalize Parents Connect as a family engagement tool
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $27,000 to implement continuous quality improvement for family playrooms though developmental evaluation
  • The MetroHealth Foundation – $8,669 for the Boot Camp for New Dads
  • Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. – $10,524 for professional development for Moms and Babies First community health workers

2018 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • America SCORES Cleveland – $25,000 for after-school literacy and fitness programming in CMSD schools
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $10,000 for career readiness programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $100,000 for the capital campaign to expand the facilities
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – $25,000 for the Academy Program, providing academic enrichment and college preparatory support
  • Case Western Reserve University – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI Collaborative for CMSD 8th-12th graders
  • Center for Arts-Inspired Learning – $13,800 for an arts-integrated early childhood program
  • Children’s Museum of Cleveland – $20,000 for the Museum for All program
  • City Year, Inc. – $35,000 for programming in 9 CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Hearing and Speech – $25,958 for literacy and language programming in Head Start
  • Cleveland International Film Festival – $10,000 for CMSD students to participate in FilmSlam 2019
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI program for 2nd graders in the CMSD
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for theater residencies in CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $10,000 for Brick City after-school/summer arts programming
  • Coach Sam’s Inner Circle Foundation – $10,000 for after-school programming for CMSD students
  • College Now Greater Cleveland- $35,000 to provide college access services for low-income adults
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $15,000 for CMSD students to participate in the Youth Technology Academy
  • Daily Dose of Reading – $14,500 to expand pre-literacy programming to Early Head Start classrooms
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio – $12,000 for dance residency programming in CMSD schools
  • Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio – $10,000 for the YouLEAD program in CMSD schools
  • Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center – $15,000 for personal safety skills programming for CMSD students
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, Inc. – $12,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School literacy-based summer enrichment program
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $10,000 for the mentoring program
  • Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. – $15,000 for the NEO Schools Network
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $20,000 for Family School Connection, a kindergarten family reading readiness program
  • Great Lakes Museum of Science Environment and Technology – $20,000 for the CLE4SCI Collaborative for CMSD 6th and 7th graders
  • Great Lakes Theater – $10,000 for the School Residency program for CMSD students
  • Hathaway Brown School – $15,000 for the Aspire program
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland – $12,000 for economic education programming for youth in out-of-school-time programs
  • Malachi Center – $15,000 for the after-school program
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – $10,000 for the Stop the Hate: Youth Sing Out, an interdisciplinary learning program for youth from four school districts
  • Minds Matter of Cleveland – $15,000 for academic and mentorship programming for low-income high school students
  • Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI Collaborative for preschool, kindergarten and 1st graders in the CMSD
  • Near West Theatre – $15,000 for youth theatre programs
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $10,000 for Disney Musicals in Schools arts residencies
  • PRE4CLE – $75,000 to increase preschool enrollment and conduct program evaluation
  • Rainey Institute – $10,000 for early childhood arts enrichment programming
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – $10,000 for the Toddler Rock program for Head Start preschools
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $10,000 for the Arrupe Summer program, a free academic and social enrichment program for youth
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp. – $30,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership
  • Seeds of Literacy – $50,000 for program support
  • Seton Education Partners – $75,000 to implement the Seton Blended Learning model in two Cleveland Catholic Diocese schools
  • Starting Point – $15,000 for the “What is Power and Community?” curriculum in CMSD schools
  • Teach for America – $20,000 to provide intensive coaching support to teachers
  • 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 – $25,000 to build capacity in the Immigration Legal Services program
  • Catholic Charities Corporation – $25,000 for the 2018 annual appeal
  • CHN Housing Partners – $15,000 to provide a financial empowerment continuum for low-income families
  • Cleveland Sight Center – $10,000 for early intervention services for children with visual impairments
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $25,000 for the Childhood Sexual Trauma program
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 to help homeless families achieve stability
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank – $40,000 for operating support
  • Helen Keller International – $10,000 to provide vision screenings and eyeglasses to CMSD students
  • Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland – $15,000 for health programming for those receiving emergency food assistance
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $50,000 for the Housing Law program
  • LifeAct – $10,000 for suicide prevention programming for Cleveland students
  • Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential – $25,000 for employment services for individuals with disabilities
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $15,000 to provide guardianship services for older adults
  • May Dugan Center – $20,000 for the trauma-informed education and workforce readiness program
  • MedWish International – $10,000 for the Skill Building program, a workforce training program for individuals with disabilities
  • Medworks – $10,000 to expand dental services
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $15,000 for program support
  • Musical Theater Project –  $8,000 for arts education residencies for CMSD students with special education needs
  • Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc. – $10,000 for workforce development/parenting programming
  • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center – $25,000 to renovate Rosary Hall’s intake office
  • The Salvation Army – $30,000 for programming at the Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Senior Transportation Connection of Cuyahoga County – $12,500 for technology improvements to meet increased demand
  • Spanish American Committee For A Better Community – $10,000 for the Families First program
  • Thea Bowman Center – $15,000 for benefits counseling and enrollment for low-income families
  • Towards Employment – $20,000 for job preparation, placement, retention and advancement services for individuals with criminal backgrounds
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – $10,000 for the LeafBridge programming for children with disabilities
  • University Settlement – $20,000 for case management and stabilization services for formerly homeless families
  • West Side Catholic Center – $30,000 to provide housing stability services for homeless families

Community-Wide Impact

  • Foundation Center-Cleveland – $5,000 for operating support