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Collaborating for Success: What we’ve learned

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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The Roots of Innovation: Why SOCF is investing in big ideas

The Sisters of Charity Foundation (SOCF) of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission…
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From our Fellows: Breaking down barriers to restore the American dream

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission began…
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Assembly of Catholic Foundations sparks hope on 20-year anniversary

More than 50 representatives from at least 20 organizations joined one another for three days of conversation, collaboration and inspiration as part of the 20th annual gathering of the Assembly of Catholic Foundations. First convened in 1998 by Sister Catherine…
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Philanthropy Ohio highlights SOCF’s ‘Bold Move’

For the Spring Philanthropy Review, Philanthropy Ohio highlighted three foundations who have recently made “bold moves” in philanthropy. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland President Sue Krey answered questions about The Innovation Mission, the SOCF fellowship that invested in five Clevelanders…
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From our Fellows: Feeding Our Seniors, One Prescription at a Time

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission began…
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From our Fellows: College Mentoring Made Easy

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission began…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland 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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The Innovation Mission holds first workshop of 2018

The Innovation Mission Fellows spent the last three days of February immersed in their second fellowship workshop, taking time to develop their projects and learn from an innovation expert and foundation partners. The five fellows last convened in December 2017….
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From our Fellows: Tackling Child Poverty Through Workforce Development

  The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s fellowship, The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission…
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