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2019 Proactive Grants

  • Case Western Reserve University – $45,000 to build a metrics dashboard for the Cleveland Lead Safe Coalition
  • Children’s Defense Fund Ohio – $32,812 to support the Ohio Children’s Legislative Caucus
  • OhioGuidestone – $56,000 to expand ACEs screening and the Child-Parent Psychotherapy program
  • Reach Out and Read Greater Cleveland – $80,000 over two years for continued program expansion
  • The MetroHealth Foundation – $23,978 to expand the Boot Camp for New Dads
  • University Hospitals Health System, Inc. – $150,000 to pilot the Rainbow Experience & Demonstration Reach Out, Stay Strong, Essentials for New Moms (RED ROSE) program

2019 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • Adoption Network Cleveland – $10,000 for Family Hub programming
  • After-School All-Stars Cleveland – $15,000 for after-school programming for Cleveland youth
  • America SCORES Cleveland – $25,000 for after-school literacy and fitness programming in CMSD schools
  • Art House, Inc. – $10,000 for Urban Bright arts programming in Cleveland schools
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio – $25,000 for the Academy Program, providing academic enrichment and college preparatory support
  • 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 Play House – $15,000 for theater residencies for 13 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 literacy programming for CMSD students
  • Cuyahoga Community College Foundation – $10,000 for CMSD students to participate in the Youth Technology Academy
  • DanceCleveland – $7,500 for Read to Learn…Dance to Move literacy and movement programming for CMSD students
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio – $12,000 to support a social-emotional learning residency for CMSD students
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, Inc. – $12,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools literacy-based summer enrichment program
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $10,000 for the mentoring program
  • Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. – $20,000 for the Northeast Ohio Schools Network
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $10,000 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
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland – $12,000 for economic/financial literacy programming for youth in out-of-school-time programs
  • Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth – $8,325 for creative writing residencies for CMSD high school students
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – $10,000 for Stop the Hate: Youth Sing Out, an interdisciplinary learning program for youth from four school districts
  • Montessori Development Partnerships – $10,000 for Stonebrook Montessori to partner with the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning to pilot a school-wide arts integrated learning program.
  • Musical Arts Association – $20,000 for Musical Neighborhoods, an early childhood learning and teacher training program
  • Near West Theatre – $15,000 for youth theater programs
  • Open Doors Academy – $20,000 for summer internship programming and career exploration for high school scholars
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $20,000 for Disney Musicals in Schools arts residencies in CMSD Schools
  • PRE4CLE – $75,000 to increase preschool enrollment and conduct program evaluation
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $10,000 to provide arts-integrated residencies in CMSD schools
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – $15,000 for the Toddler Rock program for head Start classrooms
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $100,000 for renovation of the building to house the Welsh Academy
  • Saint Ignatius High School – $12,000 for the Arrupe Summer program, a free academic and social-enrichment program for youth
  • Saint Joseph Academy – $25,000 for building renovations
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp. – $25,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership
  • Seeds of Literacy – $35,000 for adult literacy programming
  • Teach For America – $20,000 for coaching and leadership development of teachers
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI collaborative for CMSD 2nd graders
  • The Musical Theater Project – $8,000 for arts education residencies for CMSD students with special needs
  • United Way of Greater Cleveland – $40,000 for the Community Wraparound Strategy in CMSD schools
  • Urban Community School – $200,000 over two years for the early childhood care and learning center
  • West Side Community House – $15,000 for arts and literacy programming for girls
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $30,000 for Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates
  • ZENworks Yoga – $10,000 for yoga and mindfulness programming in the CMSD

Safety Net

  • Beech Brook – $25,000 for the Family Drop-In Center
  • Catholic Charities Corporation – $30,000 for the 2019 annual appeal
  • Center for Employment Opportunities Cleveland – $25,000 for employment services for formerly incarcerated individuals
  • Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County – $10,000 for child advocate training
  • CHN Housing Partners – $15,000 to provide financial empowerment services to Lease Purchase program families
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $30,000 for counseling for child survivors of sexual trauma and their families
  • Cleveland Sight Center – $10,000 for Early Intervention services for young children who are blind or visually impaired
  • Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation – $20,000 for the Workforce Development program
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $20,000 to help homeless families achieve stability
  • FrontLine Service – $24000 for family reunification services for homeless young adults
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank – $40,000 for operating support
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $75,000 for the capital campaign
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – $50,000 for the Housing Law program
  • LifeAct – $10,000 for suicide prevention programming for Cleveland middle and high school students
  • Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential – $15,000 for employment services for individuals with disabilities
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $15,000 for adult guardianship services
  • May Dugan Center – $20,000 for the Education Resource Center
  • MedWish International – $10,000 for the Skill Building program, a workforce training program for individuals with disabilities
  • Medworks – $10,000 for dental care and navigation services provided through health clinics
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $25,000 for program support
  • Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc. – $10,000 for workforce development/family resiliency programming
  • Providence House, Inc. – $100,000 over two years for the new east side facility
  • St. Aloysius – St. Agatha Parish – $15,000 for hunger center operations
  • Stella Maris – $75,000 for facility expansion and renovations
  • The Salvation Army – $30,000 for programming at the Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Towards Employment – $20,000 for the Career Pathways program
  • University Settlement – $20,000 for case management and stabilization services for formerly homeless families
  • Vocational Guidance Services – $50,000 to repair building safety systems
  • West Side Catholic Center – $30,000 for housing stability services for homeless families

Other

  • Candid Midwest – $5,000 for program support
  • Fund for Our Economic Future – $300,000 over three years to support the Growth and Opportunity agenda
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $100,000 for programming