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Responding to COVID-19: $2.2M Community Impact

Responding to COVID-19: $2.2M Community Impact

When need arises in our community, we’re on it. As the coronavirus pandemic brought business shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) knew that immediate action was critical. Our donors wanted to connect with funding opportunities ensuring the most impact. Our nonprofit partners sought resources to address new, urgent – even life-dependent – needs. Our most vulnerable neighbors needed right-now relief as they faced job loss, eviction and other crises.
Our Connections Remain Strong, Purposeful

Our Connections Remain Strong, Purposeful

In this time of social distancing, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) continues to prioritize our mission of connecting people with purpose. While we cannot currently meet in our Haile Community Hub, we are determined – now more than ever – to be here for you in meaningful, interactive ways. As we move forward with a post-pandemic vision, together we can build a stronger, more equitable community which works for everyone.
PEP Creates New Economy for Low-Income Families

PEP Creates New Economy for Low-Income Families

The coronavirus pandemic has cast an undeniable spotlight on the systemic inequities faced by low-income workers, who are often women of color. While they work hard to provide for their families – often juggling more than one job – they face steep financial barriers to accessing opportunities to grow economic equity.
Meet Jaclyn.

Meet Jaclyn.

Jaclyn Sablosky, Marketing Director at Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF), is a westside Cincinnati native and graduate of Oak Hills High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in communications and MBA in marketing from the University of Cincinnati. Jaclyn lives in Mason with her husband, Kevin, and their three daughters Emma (7), Kate (2) and Kara (1).
GCF Chosen for Gates Funded Initiative

GCF Chosen for Gates Funded Initiative

As we entered 2020, racial equity and justice were far from daily topics in the national newsfeed. Today they’re front and center worldwide.

$5 Million Committed to Racial Justice

When we, the Governing Board of Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF), embraced racial equity as the core of our mission, we did so understanding that the road would be long. We have centuries of deeply entrenched systemic racism to address. Today we are called to accelerated action by the people of our community and nation who have been traumatized enough.
 Join us in Solidarity

Join us in Solidarity

A note from our President/CEO, Ellen M. Katz.
Issue 7 Passes

Issue 7 Passes

Hamilton County’s transportation funding for Issue 7 has passed! It’s a significant move to drive us forward to a more equitable future for our region. Now more than ever, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic – which has disproportionately impacted people of color in our community – has shed a glaring light on system inequities we must address.
Survey: COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment

Survey: COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment

We need to hear from you. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our region, country and world in so many ways. As your community foundation, we exist to guide you during these challenging times.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Cincinnati Development Fund Partner  To Launch Affordable Housing Investments

Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Cincinnati Development Fund Partner To Launch Affordable Housing Investments

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and Cincinnati Development Fund (CDF) are pleased to announce a partnership to address our region’s critical need for affordable housing. The goal is to raise and deploy $5 million over the next five years to support affordable housing development projects throughout GCF’s tri-state, eight-county region.
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

While the coronavirus pandemic has kept us physically apart, our community has stepped up together with inspiring generosity to help our most vulnerable neighbors. #GivingTuesdayNow, being observed today, is a day of global unity in response to the needs caused by COVID-19.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards $187,277 in Summertime Kids Grants to 175 Regional Nonprofits

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded $187,277 in Summertime Kids grants to 175 regional nonprofit organizations. Thanks to the generosity of GCF donors and the continuing support of the Charles H. Dater Foundation, each organization received a grant of up to $1,000 to help fund enriching, fun programs for youth to promote learning during the summer months.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards $400,000 in Creating Inclusive Communities Grants to 16 Regional Nonprofits

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded $400,000 in Creating Inclusive Communities grants to 16 nonprofit organizations within our tri-state region. Thanks to the generosity of GCF donors, each organization received a $25,000 grant.

Small Business Recovery Funding Opportunities

Here are a few small business grant and crowdfunding opportunities for your business. Remember that business grant resources are limited. Please act quickly. Share with other small businesses that need financial assistance
COVID-19 Pandemic Intensifies Housing Challenges

COVID-19 Pandemic Intensifies Housing Challenges

Our region’s well-documented lack of affordable housing – more than 40,000 units – has been a key factor in Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) focus on racial equity. The lack of affordable housing can be the linchpin for many other issues contributing to racial inequality, from education and employment opportunities, lack of transportation and physical and mental health challenges to building financial equity as a means to escape poverty.
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