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Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s 2019 Animal Welfare Giving Circle Awards $92,500 in Grants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s 2019 Animal Welfare Giving Circle Awards $92,500 in Grants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) 2019 Animal Welfare Giving Circle has awarded a total of $92,500 in grants to nine nonprofit organizations with initiatives and projects that protect, respect and nurture the well-being of pets, neglected animals and the entire animal kingdom.

Weathering the Economic Storm

In 2009, the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depressionof 1929 shook Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Greater Cincinnati Foundation took swift—and decisive—action.
Join us at the Men of Honor celebration on Nov. 16

Join us at the Men of Honor celebration on Nov. 16

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is proud to honor David Singleton at this year’s Men of Honor. This event salutes African American men who provide unique opportunities for the community and celebrates the accomplishments of extraordinary African American men who have succeeded against all odds and achieved special greatness. Don’t miss your chance to join us on Saturday, Nov. 16, and reserve your ticket today.
Meet Michael

Meet Michael

Michael A. Coffey, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) Program Officer and Forest Park native, lives in Mount Lookout with his wife, LaToya, and their 8-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son. Through the Queen City Foundation and A Better Chance, he gained acceptance into the Cate School in Santa Barbara, California and received his B.A. degree in economics and political science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Nearly 40 Donors, Partners Joined Us for Housing Tour

Nearly 40 Donors, Partners Joined Us for Housing Tour

Nearly 40 GCF donors and community partners joined us for a recent walking tour through Over-the-Rhine devoted to showcasing affordable housing strategies in action. The tour was conducted by Over-the-Rhine Community Housing (OTRCH), which has been driving empowerment for OTR residents through affordable housing for four decades, in part through support by Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) grants. In 2018, OTRCH provided affordable housing for 850 residents — 36 percent of which are children — in more than 410 OTR apartments.
Racial Equity Matters Trainings Engage 351 Participants

Racial Equity Matters Trainings Engage 351 Participants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) commitment to shared, meaningful conversations about racial equity has driven our Racial Equity Matters trainings this year. Partnerships with our generous donors have enabled us to schedule four Groundwater sessions (a three-hour introductory overview) and six two-day Phase 1 trainings that take a deeper dive into the historic manifestations and current consequences of racial inequities.
Black Philanthropy Month Spotlights Black Generosity

Black Philanthropy Month Spotlights Black Generosity

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) Giving Black: Cincinnati report, released last December, documented in detail the history and legacy of black generosity in our region. The philanthropic spirit of black communities has always been a significant force, long before it was recognized as such.
Organizing, Advocacy Advance Regional Equity

Organizing, Advocacy Advance Regional Equity

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) knows that bringing more voices of residents to local planning tables increases the strength of each of our neighborhoods. Because community organizing is a crucial component of achieving inclusive, equitable growth in our region, GCF and its donors are vitalizing that approach through our Strengthening Communities Through Organizing and Advocacy grants to be awarded in September.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards Nearly $445,000 in  Supporting Educational Success Grants to 19 Regional Nonprofits

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards Nearly $445,000 in Supporting Educational Success Grants to 19 Regional Nonprofits

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded nearly $445,000 in Supporting Educational Success grants to 19 nonprofit organizations within its eight-county region.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Earns Certification as a  Leader in Gender and Race Equity

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Earns Certification as a Leader in Gender and Race Equity

As companies across the U.S. – including right here in Cincinnati – continue to grapple with providing a workplace culture that guarantees an equal playing field for all employees, regardless of race or gender, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has proven that it can be done.
A New View: We’re Packing for Our Move

A New View: We’re Packing for Our Move

We are eagerly counting down the days until we move into our new location in the Sawyer Point Building August 1. We also can’t wait for you to see the real-life outcome of the months of the thoughtful and collaborative planning that has gone into its design.
GCF NEXT Fund Cultivates Future Generosity

GCF NEXT Fund Cultivates Future Generosity

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s NEXT Fund is engaging, empowering and mobilizing future generations of generosity. Young people who are passionate about our community can build a relationship with GCF in fun, informative ways through the NEXT Up signature series of events held throughout the year.
Endow Kentucky: $4.3 Million Designated for Kentucky and Counting

Endow Kentucky: $4.3 Million Designated for Kentucky and Counting

The Commonwealth of Kentucky offers a tax-smart way for Kentucky income taxpayers — both individuals and businesses — to provide sustained support to their favorite Bluegrass-based nonprofit organizations, including schools and religious institutions. The Endow Kentucky Tax Credit enables them to receive a state tax credit of up to 20 percent of a charitable gift to an endowment for any Kentucky nonprofit at a qualified community foundation such as Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF).
Meet Lori Beiler

Meet Lori Beiler

Lori Beiler, Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Senior Grants Manager, was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky, and raised in Cincinnati. A graduate of McAuley High School and the University of Cincinnati (bachelor’s degree in marketing), she’s lived in various locations on the west and east sides of Cincinnati — most recently in Dent — and just moved downtown. Her daughter and two sons, all Cincinnati natives, are adults and live in Austin, Texas.
CFLeads Cohort Session Sets Stage for Equity Insights

CFLeads Cohort Session Sets Stage for Equity Insights

As we announced previously, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is one of six foundations selected for the CFLeads’ second nationwide Community Foundation Equity Network cohort this year. CFLeads is a community foundation network that helps build strong communities by advancing effective practices, sharing knowledge and galvanizing action on critical issues.
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