August 8, 2017

Central Promise Neighborhood hosts back-to-school rally

Families lined up outside the Friendly Inn Settlement in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood before doors opened at noon on Monday for the annual Back to School Rally. School representatives, community support organizations and barbers filled the auditorium, offering back to school supplies and advice on how to choose the best school, as well as free haircuts. Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood hosted the event. [More]
July 31, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $420,000 in its community enrichment grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded $420,000 in community enrichment grants for 2017 to 22 organizations. The foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around community enrichment grants, which are designed to provide financial support to organizations whose services go beyond meeting fundamental needs and will help lift people out of poverty. [More]
July 25, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards Collaboration for Ministry Initiative grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $110,000 to six organization for its 2017 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants. The initiative was established in 2003 to engage, support and sustain the ministries of Catholic Women Religious in South Carolina. [More]
June 20, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland honored for 20th anniversary

The June 18 issue of Crain’s Cleveland Business featured the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's 20th anniversary, and “how an innovative Theory of Change is driving this visionary, faith-based, grantmaking foundation to focus its funding on the invention of opportunities that alleviate poverty, right disparities and offer dignity to Cleveland residents.” [More]
June 19, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families board chair writes about criminal justice reform

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Board Chair Jon Ozmint penned an opinion piece for The State that appeared the day before Father’s Day about the success criminal justice reform measures have had in South Carolina. [More]
June 18, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $186,920 through Immigrant Families Initiative

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 2017 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $186,920 to 10 organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. [More]
June 17, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $679,179 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently announced $679,179 in grants for the first and second quarters of 2017 to meet the diverse needs of the poor and underserved in the Canton community. [More]
June 15, 2017

Reading paves way to new bicycles in Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

A dozen first and second graders in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood have new bicycles to enjoy this summer thanks to a program called Read and Ride. Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and the Knights of Pythias Owatonna Lodge #62 hosted Read and Ride at the three Cleveland Metropolitan School District elementary schools in the neighborhood. [More]
June 14, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $230,000 in strategic grant funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $230,000 to five strategic grantees for 2017 that are addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. The foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around strategic grants. [More]
June 13, 2017

Wanted: Innovative Ideas to Fight Poverty

This spring, a groundbreaking initiative was announced to uncover innovative approaches to fight poverty. The Innovation Mission, an initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland in collaboration with Cleveland Leadership Center, is an 18-month fellowship that applies the discipline of innovation to the issue of poverty. [More]

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