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2021 Proactive Grants

  • Beech Brook – $128,073 for the S.T.E.P.S. program
  • Children’s Defense Fund Ohio – $20,000 for the Reaching the Finish Line Project
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $180,000 over three years, to pilot a SPARK cohort of 3-year-olds

2021 Responsive Grants

Learning

  • Cleveland Transformation Alliance – $20,000 for school quality navigators
  • East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, Inc. – $12,000 to operate a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools literacy-based summer enrichment program
  • Family Connections of Northeast Ohio – $10,000 for Family-School Connection, a kindergarten family reading readiness program
  • Great Lakes Theater – $10,000 for the School Residency program for CMSD students
  • Hathaway Brown School – $15,000 for the Aspire program
  • Math Corps – $10,000 for summer camp programming for CMSD middle school and high school students
  • Minds Matter of Cleveland – $10,000 for college preparatory programming for low-income high school students
  • Saint Martin de Porres High School – $20,000 for summer programming for recovery and catch-up learning
  • The MetroHealth Foundation – $18,500 for the Boot Camp for New Dads

Safety Net

  • Benjamin Rose Institute – $10,000 for the Rose Centers for Aging Well home-delivered meals program
  • West Side Catholic Center – $30,000 for housing stability services for homeless families

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