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Catching up with the fellows: Dabney Conwell (video)

Dabney Conwell, vice president, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and executive director, Rose Centers for Aging Well, is considering a new way to support the growing population of low-income seniors. Her approach combines meal prescriptions with in-person delivery that can…
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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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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: 20 Years of Work to Break the Cycle of Poverty

RESPECT AND DIGNITY. COLLABORATION. Compassion. Justice. Courage. The earliest Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine who arrived in Cleveland from France in 1851 carried few personal possessions, but what they did bring was a commitment to serve the poor according…
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Celebrating Sisters During National Catholic Sisters Week

National Catholic Sisters Week is March 8 – 14, 2017, an annual celebration created to honor Catholic sisters it is a series of events that instruct, enlighten, and bring greater focus to the lives of these incredible women. To celebrate we’re sharing…
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SOCF 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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$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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$1.3M in grants for women, children in poverty

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland lifts up women and children in poverty through $1.3M in outreach and grants Honors 40th anniversary of Saint Ann Foundation through new commitments to reducing the infant mortality rate To help improve the lives…
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