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2017 Grants

2017 Grantees


BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Planning for the Nonprofit Leadership Academy


For services to nonprofits


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EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute

For the culinary training program


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Family Promise Of Greater Cleveland

Support for the employment services program 



The Fund for Our Economic Future

For the Cuyahoga County Workforce Funders Group to conduct sector partnership and systems work


Harvard Business School Club of Cleveland, Inc. 

For 7 local nonprofit leaders to attend the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management seminar



Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

for Workforce Development programming




Support for the Career Advancement Program



The Salvation Army

Support for employment services within the Community Corrections program



Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp.

Support for the Youth Jobs Partnership program



Towards Employment

For the Talent NEO evaluation


Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Support for general operations and the creation of a pipeline from school to workforce programming

$360,000 over 2 years

Grants Awarded


Amount Payable in 2017


Mission Outreach Fund

Federated UCC

for the Loaves and Fishes Ministry Project


Imani UCC

for outreach and ministry projects


Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC

For the JOBS program


Strongsville UCC

for the Free Lunch program


Ridge Road UCC

to purchase and distribute school supplies and backpacks to Parma students in collaboration with the Parma Area Family Collaborative


Mission Outreach Support