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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...

Our Team

Filter By DepartmentAll DepartmentsExecutive OfficeBuilding Operations and Guest ServicesAdvancementFinanceGrantmakingHuman ResourcesInformation SystemsMarketing & CommunicationsAll DepartmentsRonald B. RichardExecutive OfficePresident and Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Assistant to the President & CEO: Beth Selers...

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 effects of the pandemic in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.    updated...

Cleveland Black Futures Fund

Click Here to Give to the Cleveland Black Futures Fund The Cleveland Black Futures Fund has amassed nearly $4.6 million since inception on Sept. 1, 2020, to invest in and strengthen Black-led and Black-serving social change organizations.   updated JULY 11, 2022, 9 A.m. EST About the Fund In 2020, in the midst of a global...

Public Service Fellowship

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship Timeline March 28 - April 1* – Semi-Finalist Interviews April 11-20* – Finalist Zoom Interviews with Host Agencies & Informational Session with the Cleveland Foundation Late April to Early May – Fellows Selection July 14, 15 and 22* – Fellow Orientation July 18* –...

Organizational Funds

Strengthening our Community It seems that just when a charitable organization is needed most by its constituents, funds from private, philanthropic and government resources become all the more difficult to obtain. Forward-thinking board members and staff of charitable organizations are discovering the need to establish stable investments...

Stories of Impact: Creative Writing and Community Building with Lake Erie Ink

Get involved with Lake Erie Ink: Refer a student to Lake Erie Ink here! Volunteer: Regular volunteer opportunities are available to help with after-school programs, inschool peer editing, college essay workshops and to assist behind the scenes with anthology publications. Join their board for young professionals, Fresh Ink. Contact...