Lake & Geauga Counties

For the past 25 years, the Cleveland Foundation has worked with our donors to enhance the lives of residents in Lake and Geauga Counties, providing more than $32.8 million in grants. At the December 18, 2015, meeting of the Cleveland Foundation board of directors, the board reiterated our commitment to Lake and Geauga Counties by...

Cleveland Foundation unveils dynamic downtown panorama as part of #ClevelandYearbook

Cleveland Foundation unveils dynamic downtown panorama as part of #ClevelandYearbook; launches text-to-give capability RELEASE DATE: 12.01.2015CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation is marking #GivingTuesday with a twist by unveiling a “gift” Greater Clevelanders can enjoy: a dynamic, 360-degree skyline photo of the downtown area...

Apply Now for Census Outreach Grants

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a headcount of everyone living in our country. This information paints the picture of our nation and influences important decisions such as congressional representation and the distribution of federal funding. With the lowest response rate of large cities, only 46.9% of Cleveland households...

Summer of Purpose: Darrin Redus

In early June, facilitators of the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), along with AmeriCorps HPAC leaders, volunteered to bring SOLE [Self Organized Learning Environments] to the Cleveland Public Library system for their Staff Development Day. In all, over 500 staff members participated in these SOLE sessions that allowed...

Staying Connected: Public Space Use and COVID-19

By Nelson Beckford, Program Director, Neighborhood Revitalization & Engagement I like to open meetings with this check-in question: What is your self-care practice? I ask that question because I care about how people are managing whatever challenges they’re facing in the current environment, whether that’s anxiety, stress, fear...

Crisis, Necessity and Innovation: Adapting Census Outreach During a Pandemic

By Nelson Beckford, Program Director, Neighborhood Revitalization & Engagement A complete census count is incredibly important. U.S. census data is used to direct the flow of billions of dollars in federal spending, it helps decide political representation at all levels, and it is the go-to data set for the private, philanthropic and...

Common Ground

Common Ground This year marks the 5th anniversary of Common Ground, a celebration of community-led conversations convened by partners across Greater Cleveland. Traditionally held on one day, this year’s anniversary event will expand to two weeks of community conversation from July 16-30.   Each year, Common Ground hosts build...