Foundation / Corporation
10/31/19 - For requests over $200,000; Requests for under $200,000 are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Grants to Greater Cleveland, Ohio nonprofits and government agencies to enhance the quality of life for residents of Lake, Geauga, and Cuyahoga Counties. Applicants for large grant requests must submit an initial inquiry prior to submitting a full application.
Priority is given to programs in the following areas:
- Arts and Culture
- Economic and Workforce Development
- Health and Human Services
- Leadership Development
- Neighborhood Revitalization and Engagement
- Youth and Social Services
In general, the Foundation gives priority to those projects that improve access to services and programs for vulnerable and underserved populations; strengthen nonprofit organizations; test new ideas and different partnerships; and support policy and advocacy.
Capital requests (such as those for buildings, land, or equipment), are supported when they meet certain stringent criteria. Capital projects must advance areas of impact help to meet a compelling community need, and offer a broad social benefit.
GrantWatch ID#: 166072
Applicants must choose between these grant amounts:
- Under $200,000 (Monthly Decision)
- Over $200,000 (Quarterly Decision)
The Foundation does not predetermine funding levels. Applicants should request the amount that meets the needs of the program, and at a level that is consistent with the organization’s capacity and other anticipated or received support.
Generally, grants are made for one to two years; although they may be longer, given program priorities. Unless specifically notified differently by the foundation, applicants may apply for continued support of a previously funded purpose or project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Karen Bartrum Jansen, Grants Coordinator
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44115
USA: Ohio: Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga Counties
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