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New program staff in Catholic sisters area welcomed at SOCF event

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomed its new program staff for Supporting Catholic Sisters and their Ministries in an event with grantees, partners and sisters on October 1. Erin McIntyre, outgoing program officer and seven-year employee of SOCF,…
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Living our values: Respect through grantmaking

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is committed to sharing insights and learning to support the philanthropic community in our shared effort to break the cycle of poverty. Each quarter, Christine Mitton, PhD, director of knowledge and learning for…
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Sisters will again Circle the City with Love July 29

Catholic sisters are feeling the power of silence, and on July 29 they’ll join hundreds of other Clevelanders to use their quiet for good. Circle the Cities with Love started in 2016, when Sister Rita Petruziello, CSJ, learned that groups…
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Guest blog: Vision for a Fruitful Future – Sister Marian Durkin, CSA

Case Western Reserve University’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development released its 2016-2017 research on Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio earlier this year. Developed with support from the Sisters of Charity Foundation, the survey and report explores sisters’ current…
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Blocks and Bridges Reflection: The Path Chosen for Me

Blocks and Bridges is an initiative that pairs sisters with lay co-workers to help build and transform their ministries.  It provides best practices in nonprofit management for sister-led, sister-founded ministries. The mutually beneficial relationship ultimately allows for a stronger posture when…
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