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Melissa Currence
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Phillip Lanham promoted to Vice President of Donor Relations

Phillip Lanham promoted to Vice President of Donor Relations

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Phillip Lanham to Vice President of Donor Relations.
Top three nonprofit finalists selected in local $150,000 literacy grant competition

Top three nonprofit finalists selected in local $150,000 literacy grant competition

Scripps Howard Foundation, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Duke Energy Foundation and WCPO 9 On Your Side selected the top three finalists, out of a field of 14 nonprofit applicants, for $150,000 in grants to support childhood literacy initiatives in impoverished neighborhoods in the Tristate.

FC Cincinnati and The Women's Fund Talk About Abby Wambach (VIDEO)

Meghan Cummings, executive director of The Women's Fund, and Sarah Huber, Chief Financial Officer of FC Cincinnati, talk about the upcoming A Conversation with Abby Wambach in this March 12 interview on Cincinnati Business Courier's Business Watch.

Desiré Bennett: Why I love The Women's Fund

In celebration of International Women's Day, we asked our Leadership Council member Desiré Bennett to share why she loves The Women Fund.

Update on GCF's Community Grants Process

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has been evaluating how our grantmaking strategy can be more innovative, focused, and effective. We are also considering strategic areas of focus for large scale community initiatives. These considerations result from an evaluation of our current processes that identifies opportunities for us to improve the way we support the community. As a result, we are not currently accepting applications for the Fall 2017 grant cycle.
The Women's Fund goes to the Statehouse - Ignite Change: A Day to Educate, Motivate, Advocate

The Women's Fund goes to the Statehouse - Ignite Change: A Day to Educate, Motivate, Advocate

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, The Women's Fund co-hosted Ignite Change, a day to educate, motivate, and advocate as we apply a gender lens to public policy.
14 Nonprofits Selected for Next Step for Literacy Grant

14 Nonprofits Selected for Next Step for Literacy Grant

Fourteen 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.
Teachers & Summer Programs: Get Funding!

Teachers & Summer Programs: Get Funding!

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is now accepting applications for its two programs designed to fund innovative education projects for children during the school year and in the summer.
The Women's Fund: We're Growing in 2017!

The Women's Fund: We're Growing in 2017!

In the coming year, The Women's Fund will devote more time and resources to co-creating solutions with the women we serve and the agencies that directly serve them. I’m excited to share with you some changes to our team to facilitate our growth and increase impact.

Evaluating Community Change: GCF’s Collective Impact work in Cincinnati offers a useful framework

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s work in Collective Impact as be a national model for communities around the country interested in similar efforts. A new blog post on Stanford Social Innovation Review takes an in-depth look at measurement and evaluation of the collective impact efforts in Cincinnati.
New PULSE Briefing: Why Teachers' Wages Are Critical to Quality Preschool

New PULSE Briefing: Why Teachers' Wages Are Critical to Quality Preschool

In The Women's Fund's new PULSE Briefing, we outline the many reasons why increased wages for childcare workers improves educational qualifications, improves staff stability and ultimately increases program quality. The Women’s Fund has been a strong champion for these issues, but we cannot do it alone. We have a wonderful opportunity to take a huge step for women and their children by passing Issue 44 for Cincinnati Public Schools and Preschool Promise. We encourage you to vote YES!
Help Our Community’s Youngest Citizens Succeed

Help Our Community’s Youngest Citizens Succeed

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation invests in a more vibrant and prosperous Greater Cincinnati where everyone can thrive. While GCF hasn’t traditionally been part of the election process, we felt it was necessary to show our support for both Issue 44, Cincinnati Public Schools Levy, and Issue 53, Hamilton County Children’s Services Levy, as this election will affect the future of the children in our community.
Celebrate Guys Who Get It - The Women's Fund

Celebrate Guys Who Get It - The Women's Fund

This year, The Women's Fund turns 21! We want to celebrate with YOU and the special men who really "get" our work. We are passionate about the change we are making because it is long-term and help generations of women, men and their families.
Join The Women's Fund for Poverty Simulation

Join The Women's Fund for Poverty Simulation

The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation invites you to join us for a povert simulation, which challenges participants to walk in the shoes of our neighbors in need for an hour – to explore poverty experimentally.
In the News: Investments making a BIG difference

In the News: Investments making a BIG difference

Read our latest news stories, including features on how Collective Impact brings employers and workers together to build a stronger community, our Emerging Philanthropist honoree, and how grants are making an impact in our community.
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