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Saint Luke’s Foundation awards $3 million in second quarter grants for 2019


Posted June 14, 2019
10:56 am


By Lydia Coutre in Crain's Cleveland Business on 6/14/2019

The Saint Luke's Foundation's Board of Trustees approved $3 million in grants to 21 organizations in its second-quarter grants for the year.

The investments, announced Tuesday, June 11, advance the foundation's mission of achieving health equity by addressing social determinants of health, such as educational attainment, financial stability, healthy eating and active living, safe and affordable housing and more, according to a news release.

"Our mission is based on evidence that shows that health and longevity is impacted more by social determinants than by health care itself," Anne Goodman, Saint Luke's Foundation president and CEO, said in a prepared statement. "It is a great privilege to be able to support those organizations working hard to have an impact on those issues that contribute to health equity."

Grants include:

  • A two-year, $100,000 grant to College Now Greater Cleveland for adult programs and services
  • A two-year, $290,000 grant to the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for operating support
  • A one-year, $135,000 grant to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland for operating support
  • A two-year, $145,000 grant to the Center for Families and Children for improving wraparound services at Harvey Rice Elementary School
  • A two-year, $107,000 grant to Family Connections for operating support
  • A two-year, $634,000 grant to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank for strategic plan implementation
  • A one-year, $400,000 grant to Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Inc. for advancing community development in the Greater Buckeye neighborhood
  • A one-year, $139,725 grant to the Cleveland Police Foundation for 2019 4D Cultural Transformation Project
  • A two-year, $136,500 grant to EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute for operating support
  • A two-year, $147,000 grant to Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition for operating support
  • A two-year, $220,000 grant to Policy Matters Ohio for operating support

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