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2020 Proactive Grants

  • Better Health Partnership – $50,000 to pilot the Lead Pathway
  • Case Western Reserve University – $45,000 for research to support a lead-safe Cleveland
  • Children’s Defense Fund Ohio – $70,000 over two years, to support the Ohio Children’s Legislative Caucus
  • Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. – $80,000 over two years for backbone support for the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $150,000 over two years for Imagination Library
  • Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation – $500,000, over 3 years, for the Lead Safe Home Fund
  • OhioGuidestone – $51,651 to utilize childhood mental health toolkits and measure impact

2020 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • America SCORES Cleveland – $25,000 for after-school literacy and fitness programming in CMSD schools
  • Art House, Inc. – $10,000 for the Urban Bright program in CMSD schools
  • Benedictine High School – $75,000 for the capital campaign for campus improvements
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland – $10,000 for Academic Success programming
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio – $25,000 for programming to prepare low-income students for college and career success
  • Center for Arts-Inspired Learning – $13,020 arts-integrated residencies for CMSD students
  • Children’s Museum of Cleveland – $20,000 for the Museum for All program
  • City Year, Inc. – $25,000 for programming in 7 CMSD schools
  • Cleveland Play House – $15,000 for theater residencies in Cleveland Schools
  • Cleveland Public Theatre – $15,000 for Cleveland Act Now after-school/summer programming
  • Coach Sam’s Scholars – $10,000 for intensive virtual and hybrid in-person programming for CMSD students
  • College Now Greater Cleveland – $35,000 for college access advising for CMSD high school students
  • DanceCleveland – $10,000 for literacy and movement programming for CMSD preschool and kindergarten students
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio – $12,000 to develop and implement virtual “brain break” curricula
  • Esperanza, Inc. – $10,000 for the Hispanic Youth Leadership program
  • Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. – $15,000 for the Northeast Ohio Schools Network
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, Inc. – $12,000 for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools literacy-based summer 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
  • Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development – $10,000 to provide professional development for chilcare center staff
  • Malachi Center – $15,000 for the after-school program
  • Musical Arts Association – $20,000 for Musical Neighborhoods, an early childhood learning and teaching training program
  • Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – $15,000 for CLE4SCI Collaborative programming for CMSD preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders
  • Open Doors Academy – $25,000 to operate remote learning centers
  • Playhouse Square Foundation – $10,000 for virtual Disney Musicals in Schools programming
  • PRE4CLE – $75,000 to increase preschool enrollment and conduct program evaluation
  • Progressive Arts Alliance – $10,000 to provide arts-integrated residencies in CMSD schools
  • Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp. – $20,000 for the Youth Jobs Partnership program
  • Seeds of Literacy – $35,000 for adult basic literacy programming
  • Teach For America – $10,000 for coaching and leadership development of teachers
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History – $15,000 for the CLE4SCI collaborative for CMSD 2nd graders
  • West Side Community House – $15,000 for arts and literacy programming for girls
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited – $25,000 for the Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates program

Safety Net

  • Beech Brook – $25,000 for the Family Center
  • Catholic Charities Corporation – $50,000 for the 2020 annual appeal
  • Center for Employment Opportunities Cleveland – $25,000 for employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals
  • Cleveland Foundation – $50,000 for the Say Yes Integrated Health Task Force pilot project
  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – $30,000 for services to childhood victims of sexual trauma
  • CHN Housing Partners – $15,000 for the Lease Purchase Homeownership program
  • Cleveland Public Library – $11,500 to pilot the Twin Cities Rise job skills development and placement program
  • Cleveland Sight Center – $15,000 for services for low-vision seniors
  • East End Neighborhood House – $10,700 to support evaluation of the Council of Neighborhood Leaders
  • Eliza Bryant Village – $35,000 for the Elder Justice Center
  • Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. – $25,000 for capacity building for homeless services providers
  • Family Promise of Greater Cleveland – $25,000 to help homeless families achieve stability
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank – $40,000 for operating support
  • Journey Center for Safety and Healing – $25,000 to provide services for those affected by child abuse and domestic violence
  • 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
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry – $15,000 to provide guardianship to vulnerable adults
  • May Dugan Center – $20,000 for the Education Resource Center
  • Medworks – $15,000 to provide health care services
  • Spanish American Committee For A Better Community – $20,000 for the Families First program
  • The Salvation Army – $30,000 for programming at Zelma George Emergency Family Shelter
  • Towards Employment – $20,000 for the Career Pathways program
  • University Settlement – $75,000 for the capital campaign for a new facility
  • West Side Catholic Center – $30,000 for housing stability services for homeless families

Other

  • Candid Midwest – $5,000 for program support
  • The Cleveland Foundation – $50,000 for the COVID-19 Relief Fund
  • The Center for Community Solutions – $25,000 for research and advocacy to improve infant and maternal health outcomes
  • Children’s Defense Fund Ohio – $30,000 for the Reaching the Finish Line project
  • Groundwork Ohio – $60,000 over two years to support advocacy initiatives for Ohio infants and toddlers
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland – $100,000 for operating support
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition – $25,000 for advocacy and research to promote increased access to behavioral health services