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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

It’s all around us. Need. The stresses of poverty have become more entrenched and pervasive; the needs of many living in our community have grown larger than the resources available to meet them.

#SpeakUpCLE campaign

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Foundation awards $300,000 in first-quarter grants

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New data on economic polarization underscore need for ‪‎growth and opportunity‬

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Cleveland/Cuyahoga Co. to House 100 Homeless Youth in 100 Days

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Plain Dealer: Foundation awards $550,000 in grants

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100-Day Challenges attract national news

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Plain Dealer: Foundation donates $200K to fight infant mortality

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Statewide Plan to Prioritize Healthy Food Access in Ohio

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Nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program

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SOCF: Facilitating systems change to end youth homelessness

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Sister Judith Ann Karam honored by Health Legacy of Cleveland

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2016 Good Samaritan Grants Program accepting applications until June 3

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$300K in grants to reduce infant mortality

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Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

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Community convening to prevent & end youth homelessness

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Creating a strategy for our times

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With 20 years of service to guide us – along with valuable input from our key stakeholders, community leaders and grantees – the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is advancing a plan of action for confronting poverty.

Our plan calls for an intense focus of resources on a few key areas derived from our history, expertise and sense of urgency:

In 2016, we are putting our hope into action to generate positive and enduring change for people in need.