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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.
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.
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.
ICYMI: GCF Awards $1 Million to Six Nonprofits Through Racial Justice Fund

ICYMI: GCF Awards $1 Million to Six Nonprofits Through Racial Justice Fund

While aspiring entrepreneurs from historically marginalized communities often hear the word “no,” MORTAR tells them, “yes.”
Empowering the Work

Empowering the Work

Our most vulnerable neighbors continue to experience the devastating impact of racial injustice while being disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not only our duty to help, we are called to lead.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Awards $1 Million to Six Area Non-profits Through its Racial Justice Fund

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded $1 million to six area non-profits from its new Racial Justice Fund.

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Expands Commitment to Northern Kentucky’s Catalytic Fund with $500,000 Investment

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is boosting its long-standing support of the economic growth and vitality of our tri-state region with a $500,000 investment in the Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky (Catalytic Fund).

$5 Million Committed to Racial Justice

When we, the Governing Board of Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF), embraced racial equity as the core of our mission, we did so understanding that the road would be long. We have centuries of deeply entrenched systemic racism to address. Today we are called to accelerated action by the people of our community and nation who have been traumatized enough.
 Join us in Solidarity

Join us in Solidarity

A note from our President/CEO, Ellen M. Katz.
Survey: COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment

Survey: COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment

We need to hear from you. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our region, country and world in so many ways. As your community foundation, we exist to guide you during these challenging times.
Issue 7 Passes

Issue 7 Passes

Hamilton County’s transportation funding for Issue 7 has passed! It’s a significant move to drive us forward to a more equitable future for our region. Now more than ever, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic – which has disproportionately impacted people of color in our community – has shed a glaring light on system inequities we must address.

CARES Act Resources for Nonprofits

With the activation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, nonprofits and business partners may have questions about how to apply for funding. Below is a list of resources that Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has assembled to help with the application process.
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