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Murphy Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Greater Cleveland, Ohio Nonprofits for
Hunger Relief, Shelter, and Education Programs for the Needy

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Foundation / Corporation

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Murphy Family Foundation

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Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations that are working to address the problems and root causes of poverty in the greater Cleveland area. More specifically, the Foundation’s grantmaking is primarily focused on those organizations providing food for the hungry, shelter for the homeless, and educational support services for the disadvantaged.

The Murphy Family Foundation maintains a reserve fund for additional grants which may fall outside of the area of the defined primary mission. Its Grantmaking in those areas often reflects the personal interests of individual family members.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156467

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation does not consider health or disability related programs or programs in support of the arts to be part of its primary mission.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 28; Distribution Meeting: Mid-May
Deadline: June 30; Distribution Meeting: Mid-September
Deadline: September 30; Distribution Meeting: Mid-December

Foundation policy requires a one-year hiatus in grantmaking to any organization that has received grants for three consecutive years.

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Contact Information:

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

Online application:


Applications should be mailed to:
Karen Powers
The Murphy Family Foundation
29325 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 103
Pepper Pike, OH 44122

To send a question to the Foundation:

Melody Murphy Thomas, President
Phone: (216) 831-7320
Fax: (216) 831-2296

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Cleveland