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Thomas H. White Foundation Grants

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Human
Services, Workforce Readiness, and Education Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

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Foundation Management Services - Thomas H. White Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/01/17 - End of day


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Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio nonprofits for education and human services programs that benefit residents of the City of Cleveland. Priority is given to programs in the following four critical areas: early childhood enrichment, school retention, STEM education, and workforce readiness.

More details on the priority areas are as follows:

Early childhood enrichment:
Programs which enhance the learning environment; provide support, training and ancillary services to parents; and/or enhance the recruitment and training of day care providers.

School retention:
Programs that support completion of high school and college access as well as those that emphasize the critical transition issues that occur during early teenage years and affect family relationships and school attendance.

Programs that support education in science, technology, engineering, and math

Workforce readiness:
Programs that result in employment preparation, support systems, and the relationship to earning potential.

Organizations and programs that contribute generally to the quality of life in Greater Cleveland may also be considered at the Foundation's discretion.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146169

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must:
- Be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
- Be located in Cuyahoga County and your services and facilities must primarily serve residents of the City of Cleveland.
- Have submitted an interim or final report on any previous grants before a new request can be considered.

Applicants are discouraged from submitting requests for endowment, general operating support, research, symposia, or seminars. No grants are awarded to individuals. The Foundation does not respond to general solicitations or annual fundraising campaigns.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Available: March 1
Deadline: April 1
Meeting: May

Application Available: July 1st
Deadline: August 1
Meeting: September

Application Available: November 1st
Deadline: December 1
Meeting: February

Proposals must be submitted on the due date by end of day. You will be notified within two weeks of the Discretionary Charitable Trust Committee Meeting by mail if your organization received funding or if funding has been denied.


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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Sherri Clancy
(216) 621-2901

Kara McCullough

Thomas H. White Foundation
c/o Foundation Management Services
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 966
Cleveland, OH 44115-1952

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Cuyahoga County