2022 Annual Report
Last year, Greater Cincinnati Foundation served not only as a funder, granting $119 million to our communities, but also as a leader, convener and connector for solving the region’s biggest challenges. With the help of generous people, 2022 became a standout year for supporting the greater good for all.
We Amplify the Power of Your Giving
As your leading community foundation, we believe the greatest changes happen when people come together – in partnership, collaboration and generosity. Our role is to align the right players and then coordinate their efforts and contributions to make the biggest impact. Together, we all rise.
Connecting People with Purpose
Individuals, Families and Businesses
Whether you’re a seasoned donor or just getting started, we help you discover the right charitable plan so your generosity can reach its full potential.HOW WE HELP
When our communities lack the resources needed to prosper, nonprofits answer the call. We provide grants to nonprofits to meet their greatest needs.Learn More
Gifting Business Assets
We can help you find the optimal way to use privately held C-Corp or S-Corp shares, real estate or other non-cash assets to fuel your charitable giving. Working with your advisors, we can help you achieve the ideal arrangement for improving your tax status — both now and for generations to come.Read More
Our Racial Equity Approach
Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Community Leadership is our community change strategy. Specifically, this is the area where GCF serves as a community leader by acting as a catalyzing force that creates a better future for all by addressing our region’s most critical or persistent challenges.
As a foundation – part of our mission is to build a community where everyone can thrive and fulfill their full potential. Racial equity is the overarching goal for our community leadership work because we believe that a racially equitable community is the ideal state for our region.
Now is the time to address the racial divide and we're doing so by targeting investments in the black community.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Names Matthew Randazzo as Next President and CEO
First Financial Bank Invests $500,000 in Affordable Housing Fund...
CINCINNATI, OH (August 29, 2023) — First Financial Bank (Nasdaq: FFBC) has invested $500,000 in Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s…Read More
GCF Welcomes Three New Governing Board Members
In 2022, we welcomed three new Governing Board members, Keith Dailey, Nirvani Head and Jen Stein, who all…Read More
Boots on the Ground Fund Awarded $610,000 to 31 Nonprofits
CINCINNATI (March 8, 2023) — Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF), in partnership with the City of Cincinnati, bi3 and…Read More
GCF and GE Aerospace Open Applications for Greater Cincinnati...
CINCINNATI, OH — Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and GE Aerospace have announced that the application process is open…Read More
The Legacy of Bill and Sue Friedlander
As Greater Cincinnati Foundation celebrates 60 years of impact, our organization is reminded of the journey our community…Read More
Celebrating 60 Years with Acts of Kindness and Generosity
In honor of our 60-year anniversary, the staff at Greater Cincinnati Foundation is participating in 60 acts of…Read More
A New Outlook for Hollywood Apartments
Home is more than a roof over our heads, it’s a place for us to rest, learn, grow…Read More
Smart disaster giving can offer predictability to the...
Disasters such as the Maui fires and Hurricane Idalia are both unpredictable and yet, sadly, predictable. Multi-billion-dollar damage…Read More