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2016 Good Samaritan Grants Program accepting applications until June 3

As an urban center undergoing significant economic change, Cleveland has some of the highest poverty rates in the nation. From day to day, families and individuals in our community struggle to meet their basic needs as they strive to climb…
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New data on economic polarization underscore need for ‪‎growth and opportunity‬

As published in a February 24th story by the New York Times (Poorest Areas Have Missed Out on Boons of Recovery, Study Finds), the most prosperous communities in the United States have gotten richer since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, while economic…
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Foundation awards $300,000 in first-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded seven grants totaling $300,000 in the first quarter to nonprofit organizations working to end youth, adult and family homelessness and to support women religious activities to celebrate The Year of Consecrated Life…
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Plain Dealer: Foundation awards $550,000 in grants

The following news story was published by The Plain Dealer: Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $550,000 in grants By Roxanne Washington, The Plain Dealer, April 11, 2014  CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland on Friday…
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