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Year-end Giving Strategies to Maximize Impact

Year-end Giving Strategies to Maximize Impact

The end of the year brings holiday celebrations, gatherings with families and friends and … tax planning. Before you get caught up in the seasonal whirlwind, it’s a good idea to take a look at your end-of-year giving strategies.
Apply by Feb. 3 for 2020 Providing a Safety Net Funding

Apply by Feb. 3 for 2020 Providing a Safety Net Funding

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) first Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2020, Providing a Safety Net for Individuals and Families, is now open for applications. The release date is earlier than in previous years to give nonprofit organizations a longer window to apply for funding. The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:00 p.m.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s 2019 Arts and Culture Giving Circle Awards $95,000 in Grants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s 2019 Arts and Culture Giving Circle Awards $95,000 in Grants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) 2019 Arts and Culture Giving Circle has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to nine nonprofit organizations with “Creative Placemaking” projects, programming and cultural events that help transform communities into lively, inclusive and resilient places with arts at their core. Giving Circle participants placed a particular emphasis on local efforts that enhance the quality of life and help build relationships and opportunities for current community residents.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Receives Largest Endowed Gift in its History

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Receives Largest Endowed Gift in its History

Inspired by their love for Greater Cincinnati and its people, James and Anne Nethercott wanted to give back to their adoptive hometown in an impactful way by establishing the $18 million James W. and Anne H. S. Nethercott Fund. The endowed gift is the largest Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has received in its history and will allow the foundation to award sizeable grants to organizations that are working to improve the region’s quality of life.
Meet Rickell

Meet Rickell

Rickell Howard Smith, JD, a Cincinnati native and graduate of Walnut Hills High School, lives in Roselawn with her husband, 15-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration/international business from Howard University and her law degree from Temple University.
2020 Grantmaking Lifts Up Diverse Community Needs

2020 Grantmaking Lifts Up Diverse Community Needs

In 2017, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) adopted a new grantmaking schedule that aligns with our strategic We Rise Together focus on racial and gender equity. Our Request for Proposal (RFP) process targets diverse community needs on a quarterly basis throughout each year. We look forward to connecting donors with the purpose that drives their passions while supporting Greater Cincinnati nonprofit organizations that are moving the needle forward, creating a more vibrant community for all of us.
Optimize Donations with Noncash Assets

Optimize Donations with Noncash Assets

Thoughts of year-end tax planning are a seasonal tradition as pervasive as the leaves turning color. As you consider your charitable priorities, your accountant may have already discussed the advantages of making a charitable gift of publicly-traded stock that has appreciated in value over time. For business owners, shareholders of privately held companies and real estate owners it is equally important to keep in mind that your noncash assets — such as real estate and privately held/closely held business interests— can be optimal donation candidates for savings taxes on capital gains.
Project LIFT a Potent Blend of Public, Private Funds

Project LIFT a Potent Blend of Public, Private Funds

Ms. Johnson (her name has been changed to protect her privacy) and her two children live in Woodlawn. She’s employed full-time as a laboratory technician at a local hospital, has received several salary increases since earning her phlebotomy certificate and mentors new staff members.

Bridge Forward: A Celebration of Connections

Thank you to everyone who joined us for an amazing evening celebrating our new home. More than 600 guests energized our new space with their passions and visions for our community on September 26, 2019.
Leadership Cincinnati Class of 43 Call to Action – The Time is Now

Leadership Cincinnati Class of 43 Call to Action – The Time is Now

Class of 43 – Welcome to the club. You have arrived! It’s a privilege to be here but comes with the responsibility to be an agent in strengthening our region. And… our greatest potential may not be where you think.
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.
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.
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