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For partners and grantees: COVID-19 federal support resources

As a supporter of hundreds of small nonprofit organizations throughout its history, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland wants to ensure all are taking every opportunity to secure federal loans to sustain business throughout this period of global pandemic….
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Postponed: The Innovation Mission 2020-21

As you may have seen in our recent update about how the foundation is responding to COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the application process for The Innovation Mission. We want to ensure we are taking all appropriate measures to…
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A message from SOCF on our COVID-19 response

To our community: In these days when we are all feeling uncertain about this unprecedented crisis, we at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) are finding inspiration in the legacy of all of those who came before us, the Sisters…
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Innovation is iteration: What’s new in The Innovation Mission

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, in collaboration with the Cleveland Leadership Center, launches its next round of The Innovation Mission applications on February 3, 2020. Foundation president Susanna Krey reflects on some of the greatest lessons from the first…
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Race equity and philanthropy: Asking ourselves tough questions

Jump to: White-dominant cultural norms | Equity in evaluation | Staff reflection We envision an equitable community where opportunities for growth and quality of life are shared by all. At the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, we prioritize equity…
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Crain’s covers shift in CLE philanthropy, highlights SOCF

Below is an article published by Crain’s Cleveland Business in October 2019 to explore shifts in Cleveland philanthropy strategy. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland president Susanna Krey spoke to Crain’s for the article, discussing the foundation’s strategic goals and how focus…
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SOCF fellowship leads to historic Cleveland legislation

Two years after the launch of the first Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is celebrating a major success: On September 30, Cleveland became only the fourth city in the United States to pass legislation for…
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SOCF directors highlight experiences of black philanthropy at TSOPCLE

Members of the board of directors at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) spoke about their calling to serve, their admiration for the foundation and the passions that bring them to tears in a panel discussion yesterday at…
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Catholic Community Connection fellow digs into social justice roots at SOCF

At 19, Tobias Engel has a longer resume than many individuals two or three times his age – and he is constantly adding more. The Catholic Community Connection summer fellow has spent the last eight weeks working at the Sisters…
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The Innovation Mission uplifted by Global Sisters Report

The below text appeared in Global Sisters Report and The National Catholic Reporter in July 2019, highlighting the success of Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s poverty-challenging fellowship, The Innovation Mission. Ideas incubator brings success to new poverty-disruption programs in Cleveland by Carol Schuck…
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