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Greater Cincinnati Foundation Invests More Than $750,000 in Safety Net Grants

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded $752,600 in Safety Net grants to 20 nonprofit organizations throughout our tri-state community. These funds will help the region’s most vulnerable residents have better access to food, shelter and behavioral health services. In response to the shift in funding available to the community in this critical sector, grants were increased from $35,000 to $50,000 this year.
Denisha Porter Hired as Director  of All-In Cincinnati Equity Coalition

Denisha Porter Hired as Director of All-In Cincinnati Equity Coalition

All-In Cincinnati is pleased to announce the hiring of Denisha Porter as the first Director of the All-In Cincinnati Equity Coalition. All-In Cincinnati is a community-led racial equity coalition that seeks to co-create and implement an equity action plan to transform our tri-state community, and Porter will be the driving force leading the coalition’s work to shape that vision.
GCF Giving Circles Offer Deeper Funding Connections

GCF Giving Circles Offer Deeper Funding Connections

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) believes that connecting people with purpose changes the lives of everyone involved. Giving circles — creative, interactive means of achieving that impact — bring like-minded people together to pool their resources, explore together how to best support causes they care about and, as a group, decide how to allocate their combined resources. GCF is increasing these hands-on opportunities for our donors with a variety of giving circles this year and will provide a match to each circle.
Taking Pride in Our Colorful Place

Taking Pride in Our Colorful Place

Greater Cincinnati Foundation teamed up with ArtWorks this past week to showcase its vibrant, culturally rich urban Mural Program. The donor event included a bus tour of current mural sites and 2019 project locations. Nearly 100 guests received an insider’s view with the fun and informative tour that celebrated the visual and cultural impact of the creative workforce development and job-training program.
GCF Welcomes New Governing Board Members

GCF Welcomes New Governing Board Members

Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s (GCF) Governing Board includes two new faces this year: Dr. Robyn Fortner Chatman and Timothy J. Maloney. The 18-member volunteer board is chaired by Christopher L. Fister.
Innovative Funding for Education, Arts

Innovative Funding for Education, Arts

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has a dynamic history of investing in educational success throughout our eight-county, tri-state region. Because educational attainment is a primary means of advancement in our society, it strongly aligns with our strategic focus on racial equity and economic opportunity, and GCF explicitly encourages programs that address such disparities.
GCF to Participate in Equity Network

GCF to Participate in Equity Network

As Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) continues to expand its focus on racial equity, we are committed to pursue opportunities that advance those goals. We are excited and proud to share the latest steps on that path: GCF has been selected, through a competitive process, to participate in Community Foundations Leading Change’s (CFLeads) second annual Community Foundation Equity Network.
GCF Partners with Scripps for Literacy Grant

GCF Partners with Scripps for Literacy Grant

Literacy is a cornerstone of financial and emotional well-being, as well as a critical component to breaking the cycle of generational poverty. Cincinnati is ranked No. 4 nationally in childhood poverty, according to the National Center for Children in Poverty. Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) sees literacy efforts as one solution with long-lasting impact for such children to succeed, which in turn enriches our entire community.
Meet Meghan Cummings

Meet Meghan Cummings

Meghan Cummings, Executive Director of The Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation, is a Cincinnati native and graduate of Miami University. She lives in Maineville with her husband, Nate, and son Cameron.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Announces Move to New Home

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Announces Move to New Home

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is on the move — literally. As Greater Cincinnati’s leading community foundation, GCF recognizes its role as a community convener, and has found it increasingly challenging to carry out that mission in its current location at 200 W. Fourth St.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Hosts Racial Equity Matters

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Hosts Racial Equity Matters

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is committed to bringing people in our community together to learn about racial equity through conversations that foster understanding and move us forward in impactful ways.
NKY Giving Circle

NKY Giving Circle

NKY Giving Circle
Racial Equity Conversations Promote Understanding

Racial Equity Conversations Promote Understanding

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is committed to conversations about racial equity that build connections and move us forward with enhanced insights and shared purpose. To help advance that imperative goal, GCF will offer a series of community-wide equity education events, conducted by the Racial Equity Institute (REI), to focus on understanding and addressing the root causes of racism.

Social Impact Investing Unleashes Financial Wave

Driving impact with our investments that measurably improves our world is a strong objective for many of us, but it can also feel like a daunting goal. There’s also the perception that a choice must be made between doing good and doing well — between philanthropy and investment. The growing revolution of social impact investing is countering that viewpoint rather dramatically, and it’s being driven in part by the increasing financial power of women and millennial investors.

BLINK® With GCF This Fall

For four dazzling nights in 2017, more than a million people from our region came together for BLINK®. We soaked up the brilliant, visual extravaganza that shimmered across more than 20 of Cincinnati’s urban blocks. It wasn’t just a static display. The shared moment of art and light was integral to its phenomenal appeal.
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