Grants

Grants Awarded in Grants Awarded in 2021 (to date)

Early Childhood Enrichment $70,000

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning

Amount
$15,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2021

For CAL Sprouts, arts-integrated early childhood programming for CMSD Pre-K students

Positive Education Program

Amount
$25,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2021

To provide early childhood consultation in the CMSD

PRE4CLE

Amount
$30,000
Category
Early Childhood Enrichment
Grants Awarded in
2021

To increase preschool enrollment in Cleveland through family recruitment

Educational Success $222,500

Art House, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Urban Bright program in CMSD schools

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For programming to prepare low-income students for college and career success

City Year, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For programming in 7 Cleveland schools

Cleveland International Film Festival

Amount
$7,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For FilmSlam Streams 2021

Cleveland Metroparks

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

To provide CLE4SCI programming for grades 6-8

Coach Sam’s Scholars

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For literacy programming and academic support for CMSD students

College Now Greater Cleveland

Amount
$40,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For college access advising services for CMSD high school students

Esperanza, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Hispanic Youth Leadership program

Fostering Hope Ohio

Amount
$7,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

To provide programming for youth in foster care

Great Lakes Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the School Residency program for CMSD students

Minds Matter of Cleveland

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For college preparatory programming for low income high school students

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For CLE4SCI programming for CMSD preschool, kindergarten and first grade classes

Near West Theatre

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For Rise!, a youth theater arts program

Open Doors Academy

Amount
$25,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

To operate remote learning centers

Roots of American Music

Amount
$10,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For music residencies in CMSD schools

Scranton Road Ministries Community Development Corp.

Amount
$17,500
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Youth Jobs Partnership program

University Circle Incorporated

Amount
$5,000
Category
Educational Success
Grants Awarded in
2021

For Future Connections, a college and career readiness program

Other $25,800

Bethune-Cookman College

Amount
$2,700
Category
Other
Grants Awarded in
2021

For general operating support

Cleveland Public Library

Amount
$8,100
Category
Other
Grants Awarded in
2021

For StoryWalk programming at the Carnegie-West branch

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Amount
$15,000
Category
Other
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Children’s Nutrition Initiative

Workforce Readiness $200,000

Center for Employment Opportunities Cleveland

Amount
$20,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For adult basic education for Cuyahoga County’s reentry population

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Amount
$50,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For Economic Justice programming

MAGNET

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For ACCESS, a credential and job training program

May Dugan Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Education Resource Center

OhioGuidestone

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

To support workforce training participants

Seeds of Literacy

Amount
$15,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For adult literacy programming

Smart Development, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For Community First programming

Spanish American Committee for a Better Community

Amount
$20,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For the Families First program

Stella Maris

Amount
$20,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

To provide kitchen training to individuals in recovery

Union Miles Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Workforce Readiness
Grants Awarded in
2021

For workforce training programming in the construction trades

Total: $518,300