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Disrupting Cycles

Disrupting Cycles

With each inciting event, the cycle begins again. Dialogue resurfaces, people gather and plan, donations flood in – and tomorrow’s news takes over once again.
Connecting 7,000 Students, Virtually

Connecting 7,000 Students, Virtually

Last summer, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) was able to secure laptop devices for each student needing a way to connect to upcoming remote learning. Connecting those devices proved another issue.
OJPC, Cincinnati groups focused on issues of safety and justice

OJPC, Cincinnati groups focused on issues of safety and justice

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and several others in 2020 highlighted a long history of community and police tension across the nation.
Meet Donisha.

Meet Donisha.

Donisha Collis, Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Director, Talent and Culture, is a Cincinnati native and received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northern Kentucky University. She lives in the Monfort Heights neighborhood and says, “I love Cincinnati! I’ve lived here for almost my entire life. My favorite things about Cincinnati are the chili and the Bengals. Who Dey!”
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Invests in Talent to Advance Racial Equity Mission

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Invests in Talent to Advance Racial Equity Mission

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is hiring and promoting leaders to advance its racial equity mission from the inside out. The Foundation recognizes the power of Black professionals and is committed to ensuring that its staff reflects the diversity of the region and can authentically carry out its mission.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Seeks Applications for Summertime Kids and Learning Links Grants

It’s that time of the year again for schools and nonprofit organizations to submit their applications for Summertime Kids and Learning Links grants.
David C. Herriman Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards $226,000 in Arts Funding Grants

David C. Herriman Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards $226,000 in Arts Funding Grants

The David C. Herriman Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has granted its third annual arts funding awards, totaling $226,000, to three regional arts organizations: Cincinnati Opera, Q-Kidz and ish Festival.
GCF Supports Programs with Community Leadership Grants

GCF Supports Programs with Community Leadership Grants

As your community foundation, we are on a mission to catalyze change that benefits our neighbors and region. We understand the systemic issues and the most critical challenges that need addressing in order to build a community where everyone can thrive. Through our Community Leadership grants, we are able to help drive these changes that create a better future for all. Racial equity is the overarching goal for this work and the following four recipients are our latest community leadership investments.
Three Ways to Give Before Year’s End

Three Ways to Give Before Year’s End

It may be December, but there is still plenty of time to give before 2020 ends. Below are three opportunities to consider as you plan your end-of-year generosity.
Grantmaking Year in Review

Grantmaking Year in Review

In a year largely defined by uncertainty, fear and glaring illustrations of racial injustice, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and the community’s generous donors and funders answered the call for support.
Attend an Upcoming Tomorrowland Townhall

Attend an Upcoming Tomorrowland Townhall

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the way we meet to a halt. But it didn’t stop our conversations. The Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation is designing a community where every woman can participate, prosper and reach her full potential. To help continue this work in a virtual world, the Women’s Fund created the Tomorrowland Townhall.
Meet Our New Staff Members

Meet Our New Staff Members

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is excited to welcome six new staff members who will help us expand our capacity as a servant leader in Greater Cincinnati.
MY VIEW: In year of Covid, here's how to extend year-end giving

MY VIEW: In year of Covid, here's how to extend year-end giving

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many things, but it hasn’t changed the spirit of generosity. As we head into what is typically considered the giving season, you may be planning your year-end giving. However, after months of unparalleled uncertainty and market volatility, you also may be wondering how to get started.
Empowering Communities Annual Fund 2020

Empowering Communities Annual Fund 2020

Imagine a typical family. Linda and Alan raised a glass to toast the New Year, excited for a new decade. Linda was secure in her job as a Home Health Aide and Alan had an exciting new job as Head Cook at a local restaurant. Their children were soon to begin the second half of first and third grades. They had a small savings account and felt secure in their future. As a family of color from humble beginnings, they were proud of the hurdles they had overcome.
GCF Supports Local Efforts to Ensure a Full Recovery of the Arts

GCF Supports Local Efforts to Ensure a Full Recovery of the Arts

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on Greater Cincinnati’s arts scene as it reels from forced closures and capacity limitations. ArtsWave, a funder and supporter of local arts projects and organizations, estimated that more than $30 million in earned revenue would be lost by the end of summer. Hundreds of arts industry employees have lost their jobs, endured furloughs and suffered pay cuts.
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