April 1, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Good Samaritan Grants now open

In order to respond quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in communities, this year's Good Samaritan Grants Program from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland opens today, April 1, more than a month earlier than in past years. The program will also have an expedited, rolling application process. [More]
March 31, 2020

Early Child Resource Center offering extra support for Temporary Pandemic Child Care Programs

The Early Childhood Resource Center is offering temporary pandemic child care programs to access resources, communication, mini-grants and staffing to stay operational and provide child care for essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
March 24, 2020

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood provides update on support resources for Central neighborhood residents

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood has provided an update about support resources available in Cleveland's Central neighborhood and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as links to online activities for families with children. [More]
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 19, 2020

Health system shares concerns with Catholic Health World about Medicaid block grant proposal

While federal officials are pitching their proposal to offer block grants for Medicaid expansion funding as a way to give states more flexibility over their health care programs and expenses, the Catholic Health Association of the United States fears the change will ultimately mean less care and for fewer people. Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs for the Sisters of Charity Health System, told Catholic Health World, the association's publication, that the health system shares the concerns that the new block grant proposal could be the start of a wave of changes that erodes the safety net provided to low-income individuals and families by Medicaid. [More]
March 18, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina response to COVID-19

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is encouraging everyone to continue to financially support organizations as they deal with higher volumes due to school closings, lack of childcare, potential job losses and a myriad of other reasons, including unpredictable health challenges. [More]
March 13, 2020

Mercy Medical Center first in Ohio to offer new robot-controlled waterjet treatment for patients suffering from enlarged prostate symptoms

Mercy Medical Center announced there is new hope for men in Stark, Tuscarawas and surrounding counties who suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate. The new treatment, called Aquablation® therapy, is performed by the AQUABEAM® System which uses a robot-controlled waterjet to remove the enlarged prostate tissue. Mercy Medical Center is currently the only hospital in Ohio to offer this new treatment. [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]

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