February 13, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland elects 2019 board officers and welcomes new board members

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomes three new board members in 2019, as well as announces the board’s 2019 officers: Robyn N. Gordon, chair; Judge Michael John Ryan, vice chair; Woodrow Whitlow, PhD, vice chair; Sean Hennessy, treasurer; Joe Gibbons, secretary. [More]
February 7, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supporting event to celebrate Catholic sisters

Sisters, associates and lay partners across Northeast Ohio will discuss civil discourse and its role in today’s society in a March 3 event titled “Civil Discourse: How to Have Difficult Conversations” to celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week. Featuring keynote speaker Sr. Janet Mock, CSJ, former executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the event is Sunday, March 3. [More]
January 29, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports launch of Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one of several local philanthropic organizations providing initial support to Lead Safe Cleveland, a coalition organized to prevent lead poisoning in Cleveland. [More]
January 4, 2019

New Promise Neighborhood partner helps students transition to high school

In its years of work Cleveland’s Central community, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood has recognized that the process of choosing a high school starts in middle school. Unfortunately, many of Promise’s families report that students currently transitioning from middle to high school have access to few resources to motivate them around personal interests and high school choice. To help students better understand their options for high school and recognize what makes a good fit, Promise worked with College Now Greater Cleveland to install a full-time high school transition advisor in Central middle schools. [More]
December 28, 2018

Housing Justice Alliance grows from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s The Innovation Mission

Hazel Remesch, one of the fellows in The Innovation Mission and a supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, has spurred conversation across Cleveland about the right to legal counsel in eviction cases. Through The Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is empowering Remesch and four other experts to develop their own innovative approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty. [More]
December 14, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and partners supporting national pilot to track youth homelessness data

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) and its partners at A Place 4 Me and FrontLine Service are supporting a new pilot effort to track youth homelessness data across the United States. Launched December 1, the pilot includes a dozen communities nationwide that the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness identified as leaders in the work to prevent and end youth homelessness.
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November 12, 2018

Foundations host 14th annual women religious conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundations of South Carolina and Cleveland recently hosted more than 80 participants, including 60 women religious from seven states, at the 14th annual Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Five sisters from the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA) Sisters attended the conference. [More]
October 13, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomes new staff to support Catholic sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomed its new program staff for supporting catholic sisters and their ministries in an event with grantees, partners and sisters on October 1. Erin McIntyre, outgoing program officer and seven-year employee of SOCF, joined Margaret Eigsti, senior program officer, and Courtney Zuendel, program coordinator, Generative Spirit, to celebrate the work of the foundation and look to the future. [More]
October 12, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Good Samaritan program exemplifies core value of respect

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s director of knowledge and learning, Christine Mitton, reviews all of the feedback received from grantees and partners to understand how to work together successfully to reach the shared goal of breaking the cycle of poverty. In her quarterly blog post, she explores the story of the Good Samaritan and how the foundation's responsive grantmaking demonstrates its commitment to respecting the dignity of every person. [More]
October 11, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $373,000 in Q3 grants to support urban farming, basic needs and Catholic collaboration

The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has approved $373,000 in grants for the third quarter of 2018. The grants are helping to support urban farming, basic needs and Catholic collaboration. [More]

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