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Read the SOCF Cleveland Pandemic Response Report

The greater Cleveland community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the value of collaboration and rapid mobilization. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland tapped into the responsive legacy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine to support those…
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Senior program director named 2020 Emerging Ohio Philanthropist

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland congratulates Adrienne Mundorf, senior program director, on being named Philanthropy Ohio’s Emerging Leader for 2020. The emerging leader award recognizes someone, regardless of age, who has engaged in philanthropy for the first time during…
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Senior program director looks to build on 2018 successes

By Adrienne Mundorf, MPH, senior program director at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland   As we look forward to the winter thaw and the promise of a full and enriching 2019, I spent a moment reflecting on a few…
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SOCF supports launch of Lead Safe Cleveland coalition

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one of several local philanthropic organizations providing initial support to Lead Safe Cleveland, a coalition organized to prevent lead poisoning in Cleveland. With more than two decades of focus on the social…
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Grantmakers in Health publishes program officer’s perspective of philanthropy

Grantmakers In Health recently published a “Views from the Field” perspective of philanthropy from Erica Chambers, program officer for health at SOCF. In the article, Understanding Community Engagement: An Outsider-Turned-Insider’s Perspective of Philanthropy, Chambers discusses lessons learned as a community organizer over…
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FreshLo Project Uses Food, Art & Culture to Restore Communities

At the community level, health, arts, food and environment are closely connected. It’s difficult to improve one without including the others. That’s been a driving force behind funding for many food-oriented initiatives around Cleveland because these areas can yield multiple…
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SOCF Spotlight: Taking Action to Improve Health

The health care delivered in the heart of Cleveland by the Sisters of Charity may be found inside St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, but the Sisters of Charity Foundation’s mission to encourage healthy living extends into the surrounding Central neighborhood….
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SOCF Board Member, Judge Michael J. Ryan, Featured on NPR

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Board of Directors member Judge Michael John Ryan, a judge in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Division in Ohio, was recently featured by NPR and Story Corp. He talks about his upbringing as well as his…
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$300K in grants to reduce infant mortality

The following news story was published by Crain’s Cleveland Business: Sisters of Charity Foundation awards $300,000 in grants to reduce infant mortality By LYDIA COUTRÉ, Crain’s Cleveland Business, November 25, 2015 The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has committed $300,000…
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Plain Dealer: Foundation donates $200K to fight infant mortality

The following news story was published by The Plain Dealer: Sisters of Charity Foundation donates $200,000 to fight infant mortality in Central neighborhood By Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer, November 24, 2015  CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Sisters of Charity Foundation of…
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