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]
January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
December 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundations sponsor annual South Carolina conference for women religious to discuss ministry and share support

More than 70 sisters from South Carolina, Ohio and other states gathered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in late November to participate in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). [More]
December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]
October 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland grant funds wellness program Oct. 16-17 for women religious, and men and women in Catholic ministry

Women of religious communities, and men and women in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland, are invited to a two-day event October 16-17 at Ursuline College to explore wellness, wholeness and holiness together. [More]
October 1, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s Healthy Eating, Active Living initiative highlighted on Cleveland public radio

Cleveland public radio’s weekly “Be Well” segment on WCPN 90.3 recently featured work the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is doing in its Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) initiative in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. [More]

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