2019 Grants | Deaconess Foundation
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2019 Grants

2019 Grantees

The Centers for Families and Children

The Centers for Families and Children

for Operating Support for El Barrio


Open Doors Academy 2

Open Doors Academy

for College and Career Readiness programming and post-secondary counseling

$290,000 over 2 years


The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland

for the Pathways to Work program



University Hospitals Health System

for Pathway Coaching


Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Youth Opportunities Unlimited

for general operating support, the youth workforce pipeline, and shared learning

$360,000 over 2 years


Fund for Our Economic Future

for membership for 2019-2021



City Club of Cleveland

for the 2019-2020 Workforce Development series



Towards Employment

for support of Career Pathways programming



JumpStart, Inc.

to design a workforce initiative in partnership with YOU and Open Doors Academy


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College Now Greater Cleveland

for a planning process for the expansion of career advising services



Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio

for NEXT Career Readiness Programming




for the Manufacturing Sector Partnership


Mission Outreach Fund

Strongsville United Church of Christ

Free Lunch for All


Ridge Road United Church of Christ

Distribution of School Supplies and other needed items for the Parma Area Family Collaborative


Federated United Church of Christ

for the Loaves and Fishes project


Faith United Church of Christ

for the Culinary Club


Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC

for the JOBs program


Imani United Church of Christ

for multiple mission projects


Middleburg Heights Community United Church of Christ

for food and household supplies for multiple mission projects


West Park United Church of Christ

for emergency food and personal supply distribution and a mitten line


Grants Awarded



Payable in 2019