June 2, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit boosts Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

The people living within the boundaries of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood are $5.7 million more prosperous because of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helped an estimated 1,900 low-wage working families and individuals in the community make ends meet, according to a new report made possible by the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
May 7, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports new health center in Central

With the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Cleveland’s Central neighborhood will have a new health center opening in May 2015 to meet the needs of residents who live in public housing. [More]
April 30, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $550,000 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded more than $550,000 in grants for the first quarter, continuing its support of homeless housing initiatives as well as supporting the new collaboration of organizations working to end youth homelessness in the community. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
March 17, 2014

Three additional Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood schools named investment schools

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has added 10 more schools to its list of “investment schools,” including three schools in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The 10 new schools join 13 other Cleveland schools that receive intensive help to turn around their academic results. [More]
March 6, 2014

New report highlights foundations’ efforts to sustain sister-affiliated ministries

A recently released study documents and assesses a 10-year initiative undertaken by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina to sustain the ministries of Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio and South Carolina. [More]
February 24, 2014

Reading room opens in Promise Neighborhood

A new Ben Carson Reading Room has opened in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, bringing 700 new books for pleasure reading to the George Washington Carver STEM School. Funded by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, the room is in collaboration with the Ben Carson Reading Project. [More]
February 20, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood to host Question Bridge roundtable

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood is hosting a panel discussion, Question Bridge: Black Males Roundtable, Thursday, March 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Friendly Inn Settlement House. The free event includes established and emerging black male leaders from Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood and the Cleveland community discussing what it means to be an African American male today. [More]
February 14, 2014

Promise Neighborhood receives civic engagement grant

Cleveland State University (CSU) recently announced that it awarded grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to 20 CSU faculty members representing an array of disciplines and to four CSU student organizations. The grants will support collaborations between CSU and external partners. Among the organizations receiving support is the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative. [More]

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