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2014 Grants

2014 Grantees

Red Cross

 American Red Cross: Greater Cleveland Chapter

Funding to provide scholarships of $800-$1,000 to students unable to pay the full tuition cost of $1,250 to enroll in the Nurse Assistant Training (“NAT”) program.



Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland

for the Junior Staff Program




for services to nonprofits


The Centers for Families and Children

The Centers For Families and Children

to support start-up costs for certification training at El Barrio East


Nature's Bin


Capital support for updating the Nature’s Bin retail operations which serve as Cornucopia’s community-based training site.


Family Promise Logo

Family Promise Of Greater Cleveland

for the Employment Program



Fund for Our Economic Future

General Operating Support




to support the expansion of LEAP’s business services


Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

to support the employment law practice



Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

to strengthen employment services throughout the agency


Ohio Guidestones


Support for staffing of YouthBuild program, a component of OhioGuidestone’s Workforce Development Programs.


Open Doors Academy 2

Open Doors Academy

Support for “ODA Alumni/High School Program”, which prepares at-risk students for success in the workplace.


Project Learn


Funding for the Basic Skills Program, which provides small classes and one-to-one tutoring for adults whose reading skills are below the 5th grade level.



The Refugee Response

for the Refugee Empowerment Agricultural Program (“REAP”)



Salvation Army

to support employment services within the Community Corrections Program at the Harbor Light Complex


Scranton Road Ministries

Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp.

Support for Capacity Building, $55,250, and for Program (Youth Jobs Partnership), $35,000.


Seeds of Literacy

Seeds of Literacy

General operating support


Towards Employment Logo

Towards Employment

for the design/development of the Skills Based Hiring Project (Presidents Fund


for General Operating Support



West Side Catholic Center

to support the Employment Program


1 UCP Cleveland No Tag

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland

to support Community Employment and Transition Programs


Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Youth Opportunities Unlimited

General operating support


Grants Awarded


Mission Outreach Program

Dover UCC

for the Street Ministry Project


Federated Church Of Chagrin Falls, UCC

to support youth through Chagrin Falls Park Community


First Congregational UCC of Berea

for the Warrior Journey Home project


Imani UCC

for 6 mission projects


Mt. Zion UCC

for 3 mission projects


Mission Outreach Support


Total Grants Awarded In 2014