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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports urban farming, basic needs and Catholic collaboration in 3Q 2018

CLEVELAND – The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) has approved $373,000 in grants for the third quarter of 2018. This quarter, SOCF invested in the Rid-All Green Partnership, which the foundation helped launch…
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Behind a Grantmaker’s New Fellowship for Promising Problem Solvers

August 20, 2018 – CLEVELAND – The Innovation Mission, a fellowship developed by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) in partnership with the Cleveland Leadership Center, is teaching five local experts the power of innovative thinking – especially…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $468,150 in grants in 2Q 2018

CLEVELAND – The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has approved $468,150 in grants for the second quarter of 2018. Second-quarter funding is focused heavily on health initiatives and health policy, as well as continued…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards $345,000 in Q1

CLEVELAND – The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland this week approved $345,000 in grants for the first quarter of 2018. Funding for this quarter is concentrated primarily around efforts to end homelessness, as well…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Awarded $750,000 Grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Funds expand initiative to develop next generation lay leadership for sister-led, sister-founded ministries CLEVELAND, OH – February 26, 2018 – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) has been awarded a $750,000 three-year grant from the Conrad N. Hilton…
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Housing First on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020

CLEVELAND – Housing First, a collaboration of community organizations in Cuyahoga County, announced today that it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in the county by 2020. When construction of its $12.9-million apartment building in Brooklyn Centre is completed…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation Selects 5 Fellows to Explore Their Big Ideas to Fight Poverty

  CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 26, 2017) – Five Cleveland-area professionals will begin this fall to research their ideas to disrupt the cycle of poverty as the newly announced fellows of The Innovation Mission, a ground-breaking initiative launched by the Sisters…
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SOCF mourns passing of Congressman Ralph Regula

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Congressman Ralph Regula, who passed away July 19 at the age of 92. Congressman Regula represented residents of Stark County and Northeast Ohio in…
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Turn Big Ideas Into Solutions to Break the Cycle of Poverty in Cleveland

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Launches The Innovation Mission Fellowship CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 26, 2017) – Business, community and civic leaders with a hunch of how to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland now have a powerful new…
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2017 Good Samaritan Grants Program accepting applications until June 2

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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A message for Easter

On behalf of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board and staff, we extend peace and hope to all at Easter. May we always hold close our mission to improve the lives of those most in need with special…
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SOCF hosts youth homelessness summit as capstone to 100-Day Challenge

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently hosted a convening of national and local partners in the work to prevent and end homelessness for young adults. The meeting took place at the Global Center for Health Innovation on January…
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Cleveland Team Exceeds Goal in 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

Through collaboration, A Place 4 Me initiative housed 103 homeless young adults in 100 days  CLEVELAND, OHIO – January 6, 2017 – As one of three communities selected nationally for the 100-Day Challenge to end youth homelessness, Cleveland’s team has…
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Cleveland/Cuyahoga Co. to House 100 Homeless Youth in 100 Days

County stakeholders commit that no youth will age out of foster care into homelessness CLEVELAND, OHIO – September 9, 2016 – This week, Cleveland/Cuyahoga’s A Place 4 Me initiative set an ambitious goal to house 100 homeless youth ages 18-24…
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National Initiative to End Youth Homelessness Selects Cleveland, Austin and Los Angeles to Launch 100-Day Challenges

Three communities to set ambitious goals to accelerate local progress toward ending homelessness among young people WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2016 – Following a competitive nationwide search, A Way Home America today announced that Cleveland, Austin and Los Angeles…
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Foundation partners on social media campaign against poverty: #SpeakUpCLE

Join us in taking a stand against poverty. #SpeakUpCLE Clevelanders are known for our grit. We fight for what we believe in … and right now, there’s plenty to believe in. But that’s only half the story. Nearly 40% of Clevelanders…
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Foundations sponsor 18th annual Assembly of Catholic Foundations Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina co-sponsored the Assembly of Catholic Foundations (ACF) Conference in Charleston, South Carolina in June. The ACF Conference is an annual conference for Catholic foundations…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation Welcomes Senior Program Director, Program Officer

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland today announced the appointment of two new members of its staff: Adrienne R. Mundorf, MPH as senior program director and Erica N. Chambers, MPH as program officer, health. “We are thrilled to welcome…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation opens 2016 Good Samaritan Grants Program, applications due by 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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Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead…
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