Grants

Grants Awarded in 2020

Early Childhood Enrichment $99,500

Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2020

for summer literacy and language programming in Head Start classrooms

Cleveland State University Foundation

Amount
$24,500
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2020

Early STEM Learning

Family Connections of Northeast Ohio

Amount
$20,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the SPARK kindergarten readiness program for Cleveland children

Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development

Amount
$5,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2020

to provide bullying prevention programming at the YWCA Greater Cleveland early learning center

PRE4CLE

Amount
$30,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2020

to increase enrollment of Cleveland children in high-quality preschool

Educational Success $307,500

Art House, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Urban Bright program in CMSD schools

Beech Brook

Amount
$15,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for mental health services for CMSD students

Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Community Wraparound Strategy at Robinson G. Jones School

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Academy Program, providing academic enrichment and college/career preparatory support

City Year, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for programming in 9 CMSD schools

Cleveland International Film Festival

Amount
$7,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for CMSD student participation in FilmSlam 2020

Coach Sam’s Inner Circle Foundation

Amount
$7,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for after-school literacy programming for CMSD students

College Now Greater Cleveland

Amount
$40,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for college advising services for CMSD high school students

Esperanza, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Hispanic Youth Leadership program

Great Lakes Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

School Residency Program for CMSD Students 2020-21

Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for programming for CMSD students

Malachi Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the after-school program

Malachi Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the after-school program

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the CLE4SCI Collaborative for CMSD preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders

Near West Theatre

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for Rise!, a youth theater arts enrichment program

Open Doors Academy

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for enrichment and academic support for middle school youth

Roots of American Music

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for music residencies in CMSD schools

Saint Martin de Porres High School

Amount
$25,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for operating support

Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp.

Amount
$17,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Youth Jobs Partnership program

United Way of Greater Cleveland

Amount
$25,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the community wraparound strategy in CMSD schools

University Circle Incorporated

Amount
$5,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for Future Connections, a college and career readiness program

West Side Community House

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2020

for arts and literacy programming for girls

Other $65,000

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Amount
$15,000
Category
Other
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Children’s Nutrition Initiative

The Cleveland Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Category
Other
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

Workforce Readiness $105,500

Cuyahoga Community College Foundation

Amount
$18,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Adult Diploma program

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for adult basic literacy programming

Family Promise of Greater Cleveland

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

to help homeless families achieve stability

May Dugan Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Education Resource Center

Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for workforce development programming

Seeds of Literacy

Amount
$12,500
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for adult literacy programming

Spanish American Committee For A Better Community

Amount
$15,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for the Latino Construction program

Stella Maris

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2020

for workforce programming

Total: $577,500