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Search Our Grants Archive The foundation allocates money to local nonprofits in two ways. One way is through responsive grantmaking, which means nonprofits apply for funding and we distribute based on greatest need. The other way is through proactive grantmaking, which allows the foundation to make targeted, long-term grants for larger...

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Schedule Unveiled for Cleveland Book Week 2018

Schedule Unveiled for Cleveland Book Week 2018 Judy Blume, Steven Pinker, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and 83rd edition of awards highlight Cleveland’s status as a literary destination Release Date: 8.3.2018 CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation today announced the schedule for its third annual Cleveland Book Week. This year’s showcase...

A Year in Review: Our Highlights from 2018

As we reflect on the past twelve months, the moments that stand out to us are defined by the people and organizations in Greater Cleveland working to make our community better. We've been lucky to partner with many of them in 2018. Here are some highlights:  Cleveland's Path to Say Yes  Over the past 18 months, our community has...

2018 Common Ground History

Everyone wants a seat at the table. Common Ground offers the ability to take a seat – or to set the table for others – and participate in community conversations designed to encourage and foster new connections. Common Ground challenges individuals, organizations and community leaders to build, join and share conversations across our...

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

Click Here to Give to the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund A coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners have joined together to launch the second phase of the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for continued support to nonprofit organizations dealing directly with the ongoing...

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Statement of DiversityThe Cleveland Foundation exists to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Greater Cleveland. Our ability to achieve this mission and to foster a commitment to excellence can best be pursued if our workforce, grantees, donors, partners, vendors and governing body include individuals of diverse backgrounds...

#CLEPublicService: Meet the 2018-19 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellows

We're excited to introduce you to the 2018-19 cohort of Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellows! After a nationwide search that attracted nearly 100 applications from 18 states, and representing 58 colleges and universities, nine individuals have been selected for this year's fellowship. In September, these fellows will begin their...