March 23, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland issues a response on COVID-19

To support its partners, grantees and neighbors at the front lines of this crisis, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is taking several steps to ensure flexible funding within the Northeast Ohio community. These steps allow the foundation to respond to requests that encourage collaboration and basic needs support for those most vulnerable – especially in the areas of homelessness, Catholic sisters and Cleveland's Central neighborhood. [More]
March 19, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland joins philanthropic community in creating $3.95 million Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has joined 18 organizations in creating the $3.95 million Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, which will soon distribute grants to nonprofit organizations serving on the front lines of the pandemic throughout Greater Cleveland. The foundation and other funding partners are urging other foundations, corporate entities, individual donors and other organizations to contribute to the fund via ClevelandFoundation.org/Response. [More]
March 9, 2020

Catholic Sisters Week 2020: NEO Catholic sisters serve with freedom, solidarity and spirit

It's Catholic Sisters Week 2020 and across the country, communities are celebrating the mission and work of Catholic sisters and the impact they have had on individuals, neighborhoods and organizations. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one sister-founded ministry focused on eliminating the root causes of poverty in greater Cleveland. To honor its trailblazing, risk-taking foundresses, the foundation strives to support Catholic sisters in maintaining their legacies, sustaining their ministries and carrying forward their commitment to service through new generations of religious and non-religious leadership. [More]
March 4, 2020

Changing a system starts with an idea. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s The Innovation Mission fellowship asks: What’s yours?

Systems-level change can come from one simple idea. If your idea, your network or your passion is pulling you toward challenging the status quo, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland wants you to apply for The Innovation Mission fellowship. The foundation is seeking accomplished individuals from all corners of the professional world to become the next class of fellows who will work on simple innovations that can help overcome barriers and reveal opportunities for growth. [More]
February 28, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation sponsoring March 29 event exploring issues affecting Catholic sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is sponsoring a day of retreat and reflection on Sunday, March 29, to celebrate Catholic Sisters Week (formerly National Catholic Sisters Week). The event, Discipleship in a Time of Transition, will explore congregational life in transition. Attendees can hear reflections from notable community members and acknowledge shared experience in discipleship. [More]
February 4, 2020

Foundation’s The Innovation Mission fellowship now accepting applications to fight poverty with big ideas

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, in collaboration with the Cleveland Leadership Center, has launched its next round of The Innovation Mission fellowship with applications now open through May 1. The foundation is seeking accomplished individuals from all corners of the professional world to become the next class of fellows who will work on simple innovations that can help overcome barriers and reveal opportunities for growth. [More]
January 28, 2020

NFL Network highlights Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

Across Cleveland, there are leaders championing change in ways both small and great, struggling and persevering in the name of strengthening Cleveland's communities. The NFL Network highlighted some of the small, great things about Cleveland on its TV show "Indivisible" - including work being done in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. [More]
December 30, 2019

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood hosts St. Vincent Charity caregivers for a "reverse ride-along"

Doctors from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently explored issues involving trust and trauma with residents of Cleveland's Central neighborhood during a reverse ride-along hosted by the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The FreshWater e-magazine was there to report about the reverse ride-along. [More]
December 17, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland presenting Understanding Race Equity and Homelessness event January 8

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is presenting a day-long forum titled Understanding Race Equity and Homelessness at the Jerry Sue Thornton Center in Cleveland January 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the event is to deepen understanding of equity and homelessness, including historical context, systemic racism and white privilege. [More]
November 25, 2019

Foundation Innovation Mission fellow named a 2019 Cleveland City Champion by The Plain Dealer

Hazel Remesch, supervising attorney at Legal Aid and a founder of the Housing Justice Alliance, has been named a 2019 Cleveland City Champion for her work to ensure fairness for low-income people who face housing instability. Remesch was one of five fellows of The Innovation Mission, a program of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland that helped the fellows develop innovative ideas aimed at breaking down specific barriers faced by low-income families. She used her time as a fellow to develop the Housing Justice Alliance. [More]

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