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Christopher Fister elected as GCF board chair, Jemison and Westheimer join board

Christopher Fister elected as GCF board chair, Jemison and Westheimer join board

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to announce Christopher Fister, partner at Castellini Management Company, has been elected as the new chair of its governing board, and Steve Jemison and Sallie Westheimer have joined the governing board.
Semi-Finalists Announced for Scripps Howard Foundation Literacy Grants

Semi-Finalists Announced for Scripps Howard Foundation Literacy Grants

Ten local nonprofits are now in the running for a total of $150,000 in grants to support childhood literacy initiatives in impoverished neighborhoods in the Tristate.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation invests $25,000 in UC’s The Cincinnati Project to support activities that benefit women of color

Greater Cincinnati Foundation invests $25,000 in UC’s The Cincinnati Project to support activities that benefit women of color

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has provided $25,000 in funding to support The Cincinnati Project, a community-engaged research initiative at the University of Cincinnati (UC). The funding will go to support projects that offer clear and direct benefit to women of color in Cincinnati.
Melanie Healey to interview NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison for The Women’s Fund ‘A Conversation With…’ event

Melanie Healey to interview NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison for The Women’s Fund ‘A Conversation With…’ event

The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has selected Melanie Healey as the interviewer for its 2018 signature event, A Conversation with Dr. Mae Jemison, Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at the Cintas Center.
Sign up for Being Curious About Race Community Conversations

Sign up for Being Curious About Race Community Conversations

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation will be hosting a sold out Community Conversation and film viewing of the Academy Award nominated film, I Am Not Your Negro, which is based on the unfinished novel of the late James Baldwin, and hosting a community conversation with Baldwin’s niece on Friday, Jan. 19. The conversation will continue with three sessions of “Being Curious Together About Race” this spring.
Application process for $150,000 in literacy grants now open

Application process for $150,000 in literacy grants now open

Scripps Howard Foundation, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Duke Energy Foundation and WCPO 9 On Your Side are continuing their charge to break the cycle of poverty through literacy. The organizations are leveraging resources to provide $150,000 in grants to nonprofits that support family literacy in impoverished neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati.
For Nonprofits: RFP released for Providing a Safety Net for Individuals and Families

For Nonprofits: RFP released for Providing a Safety Net for Individuals and Families

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has recently released its Providing A Safety Net for Individuals & Families Request for Proposals (RFP), which are due Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.
Year-End Giving and Tax Reform

Year-End Giving and Tax Reform

Optimize your tax benefits while amplifying the impact of your charitable dollars.
Angie Williams joins GCF as Senior Human Resources Manager

Angie Williams joins GCF as Senior Human Resources Manager

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation welcomes Angie Williams as Senior Human Resources Manager.
Is now a good time for making charitable gifts?

Is now a good time for making charitable gifts?

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation provides some insights on charitable giving in 2017.
Tom Williams honored by Greater Cincinnati Foundation  for volunteer leadership

Tom Williams honored by Greater Cincinnati Foundation for volunteer leadership

Tom Williams was recently presented with the 2017 Jacob E. Davis Volunteer Leadership Award from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
Make the Most of Your Year-End Giving

Make the Most of Your Year-End Giving

As you plan your holiday and year-end giving, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is proud to assist and be your philanthropic partner.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation awards $288,000 to support literacy efforts in Cincinnati in memory of Gladys and Ralph Lazarus

Greater Cincinnati Foundation awards $288,000 to support literacy efforts in Cincinnati in memory of Gladys and Ralph Lazarus

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has recently awarded $288,000 in grants to support strategic efforts targeting reading and math literacy for Cincinnati’s youngest learners through the Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Education Fund.
NASA Astronaut, STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison is the next speaker for The Women’s Fund's A Conversation With…

NASA Astronaut, STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison is the next speaker for The Women’s Fund's A Conversation With…

NASA Astronaut, American Engineer, physician and STEM advocate Dr. Mae Jemison will be the next speaker for The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s A Conversation With event on Thursday, April 5, 2018.
For Nonprofits: Two New RFPs released for Arts and Community Organizing

For Nonprofits: Two New RFPs released for Arts and Community Organizing

Read more about grantmaking at The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, including updates to our Request for Proposals schedule.
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