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Toledo Community Foundation

Grants Awarded in 2011

Toledo Community Foundation awards grants from a variety of funds that reflect the charitable interests of its donors and the diverse needs within our community. The following grants, totaling nearly $13 million, were made in 2011.

Our region’s nonprofit organizations are our partners in making life better for all of us in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.  We’re pleased to be able to provide funding through our grant making programs that enables these organizations to be more effective in carrying out their missions and address critical needs in our community.



AbilityCenter of Greater Toledo

Adopt America Network

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.

AIA Legacy, Inc.

AIDS Resource CenterOhio

All Saints Episcopal Church

All Saints Lutheran Church

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association – Greater Illinois Chapter

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association, Inc. - NWO Chapter

American Bar Foundation

American Cancer Society - Northwest Regional Office

American Council on Science & Health

American Heart Association- Northwest Ohio Office

American National Red Cross

American Red Cross, Greater Toledo Area Chapter

American Red Cross, LenaweeCounty Chapter

American Red Cross, Ottawa County District Office

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The American Spectator Foundation, Inc.

Americans for Prosperity Foundation

AmeriCares, Inc.

Amnesty International USA, Inc.

Angeline Industries, Inc.

The Anthony Wayne Education Foundation

ArabCommunity Center for Economic & Social Service Access

Archie Bray Foundation


ArrowmontSchool of Arts & Crafts

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Inc.

AshbrookCenter for Public Affairs

ASSETS Toledo, Inc.

Assistance Dogs of America, Inc.

Associated Charities of LenaweeCounty

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northwest Ohio Chapter

Atlantic Salmon Federation, Inc.

Aurora Project, Inc.




Ballet Theatre of Toledo, Inc.

Beach House, Inc. dba Beach House Family Shelter

Ben E. Williams Youth Services, Inc.

Benton-Carroll-Salem Local Schools

BerkleeSchool of Music

Bethany House

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Ohio

BishopWattersonHigh School

Bittersweet, Inc.

BlackSwamp Conservancy


Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited, Inc.


Bowling GreenAreaSchool District

Bowling Green Community Foundation, Inc.

Bowling Green Schools Foundation

Bowling GreenStateUniversity

Bowling GreenStateUniversity Foundation

Boy Scouts of America - ErieShores Council

Boyer-Riverfront Inc.

Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo

Bread for the World Institute



Camp Courageous, Inc.

Campus Crusade for Christ International



CardinalStritchCatholicHigh School

Cooperative for Assistance & Relief Everywhere, Inc. (CARE)

CaseWestern ReserveUniversity

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo, Inc.

Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee & Hillsdale Counties

Catholic Club


Center of Hope Family Services, Inc.

CentralCatholicHigh School

Central City Ministries of the Diocese of Toledo


Charleston Collegiate School

Cherry Street Mission Ministries

Children's ResourceCenter

Christ Child Society of Toledo

Christ Presbyterian Church

Christ the King

Christian & Missionary Alliance - FirstAllianceChurch

Church of the Cross

Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Citizens Against Government Waste

Citizens' Committee for the Zoo

Claire's Day, Inc.

Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship & Political Philosophy



The Cleveland Clinic

Coalition to Salute America's Heroes

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina

The Cocoon Shelter

The College of Wooster


ColumbusCollege of Art & Design

Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow

Communities In Schools of Lenawee County, Inc.

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc.


Community Shares of Northwest Ohio


Competitive Enterprise Institute

Congregation B'nai Israel


Corpus ChristiUniversity Parish

CotteyJunior College

Council on Foundations


CREATE Foundation, Inc.

Crime Stopper of Toledo, Inc.

Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

CuyahogaCounty Animal Shelter



The Daily Bread of Lenawee, Inc.

DanburyLocalSchool District

The Daughter Project

Defenders of Wildlife


Delta Gamma Foundation


Diabetes Youth Services

Diocese of Toledo

Double ARC

Ducks Unlimited Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. - National Headquarters



E + Co


Eastern MichiganUniversity

Eastern MichiganUniversity Foundation

Eastminster United Presbyterian Church

Eden Theological Seminary

Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Fund for Arizona, Inc.

Episcopal Diocese of Ohio

Epworth United MethodistChurch

EvangelicalLutheranChurch in America



Faith United MethodistChurch - Gibsonburg

Family & ChildAbusePreventionCenter

Family Counseling & Children's Services of LenaweeCounty

Family Promise of Greater Toledo, Interfaith Hospitality Network

Farm-to-Consumer Foundation

The FarmHouse Foundation

Feed Lucas County Children, Inc.

Fifty Men & Women of Toledo

Firelands Presbyterian Church

FirstSt. JohnLutheranChurch

First Christian Church

FirstEvangelicalLutheranChurch of Upper Sandusky

First Presbyterian Church

FirstUnitarianUniversalistChurch of Toledo

First United MethodistChurch of Perrysburg

The 577 Foundation



Food for the Poor, Inc.

Food for Thought Toledo, Inc.

FortMeigs Association

Fostoria Vision 2020, Inc.

The FoundationCenter

The Foundation for Educational Choice, Inc.

FranciscanCareCenter, Sylvania

FranciscanUniversity of Steubenville

FranklinCenter for Government & Public Integrity

The Franklin Yes Education Foundation, Inc.

Freedomworks Foundation

Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice

Friendly Center, Inc.

Friends Of Mwangaza, Inc.

The Fund for American Studies



GAF Society

Geary Family YMCA

The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church


Gibsonburg Educational Foundation

The Gideons International

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio - MaumeeValley Region


Glass Art Society, Inc.

GlendaleCommunity College

Global Connections of Bowling Green Ohio, Inc.

God's BibleSchool & College

Grace Community Center, Inc.

Grace Presbyterian Church

Grace United MethodistChurch


Great Lakes Center for Autism dba Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

Great Lakes United

Greater Europe Mission

Greater Toledo Urban League, Inc.

Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Inc.

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

Gunnison Fire Department


Gunnison Legacy Fund



Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity - MaumeeValley

Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Inc.

Harbor House/300 Beds, Inc.


Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Health Net Foundation, Inc.

Heartbeat of Ottawa County, Inc.


Heifer Project International

Help Hospitalized Veterans

HenryCountyCommunity Foundation

The Heritage Foundation

Heritage Ohio, Inc.

Heroes In Action, Inc.


Hocking TechnicalCollege

Hospice of Lenawee, Inc.

Hospice of Northwest Ohio


The House of Emmanuel, Inc.

Human Rights Watch, Inc.

Humane Ohio

Humane Society of Central Arizona

Humane Society of OttawaCounty

Humane Society of the United States



Imagination Station

Indian RiverHospital Foundation

Indian RiverLand Trust


Institute for Energy Research

Institute for Justice

Institute for Middle East Understanding

International Boxing Club, Inc.

International Medical Corps

Islamic Center of America, Inc.

The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo



JamesA.RhodesState College Foundation

JamesC.CaldwellCommunity Center

Jeremy Lincoln Foundation, Inc.

Jewish Family Service

Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo

Josina Lott Foundation

Judan Judo of Toledo

Judicial Watch, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Arizona

Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley, Inc.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International



KateriCatholicSchool System

Kensington Conservancy


KIC Start, Inc.

Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio

Kids Unlimited, Inc.


Komen Northwest Ohio Affiliate



The Lakeside Association


Leadership Institute

Leadership Toledo

The Learning Club of Toledo

Leelanau Conservancy

The LenaweeCounty Education Foundation

Lenawee United Way

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern Ohio Chapter

Libbey House Foundation

Library Legacy Foundation

The Lincoln Institute for Research & Education

Linn County Child Victim Assessment Center, Inc. dba ABC House

Little FlowerChurch

Little Sisters of the Poor


LorainCountyCommunity College

Lott Industries, Inc.


Lucas County Improvement Corporation

Luther Seminary

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service

Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Lutheran World Relief



Madd Poets Society, Inc.


1. FSV Mainz 05 e.V.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Northwest Ohio Division

Marine Corps Heritage Foundation


MartinLutherKingCenter/Kitchen for the Poor, Inc.

Mary Immaculate School

MasonConsolidated Schools

Masterworks Chorale

MaumeeCity Board of Education

MaumeeValleyCountryDay School

Mayor's Beautification Program

Meals 'til Monday

Media Research Center, Inc.


Mercatus Center, Inc.

Mercy College of NorthwestOhio

Metamora Area Historical Society

Metropolitan Park District of the Toledo Area




Middle East Cultural & Charitable Society, Inc.


The Miracle League of Northwest Ohio

Mitchell Community Schools Scholarship Foundation

Mobile Meals Foundation

Mobile Meals of Toledo, Inc.

Mom's House, Inc. of Toledo




N.A.O.M.I. (New Attitude On My Image) Transitional Housing

NapoleonAreaCitySchool District

National Aphasia Association, Inc.

National Arbor Day Foundation

NationalCenter for Public Policy Research, Inc.

National Christ Child Society, Inc.

The National Christian Foundation

National Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth dba CFLeads

National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. dba Invent Now, Inc.

National Wildlife Federation

Natural Encounters Conservation Fund

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, Hawaii Field Office

The Nature Conservancy - Ohio Chapter

Nature's Nursery


New Story Leadership, Inc.

NorthShoreCountryDay School

Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund, Inc.


NotreDameAcademy & JuniorAcademy

Notre Dame Club of Toledo

NWO Synod of the EvangelicalLutheranChurch in America



Ohio Association of the Deaf, Inc.

Ohio Designer Craftsmen

Ohio Grantmakers Forum

Ohio Northern University

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services - Swan Creek

The OhioStateUniversity

The OhioStateUniversity Agricultural Technical Institute

The OhioStateUniversity Foundation

The OhioStateUniversity - Marion

The OhioStateUniversity - Newark


Old Newsboys Goodfellow Association

Old West End Association


Oregon City Schools

Oregon Paralyzed Veterans of America

Otsego Local Schools

OttawaCountyCommunity Foundation

Board of Education - OttawaHillsLocalSchool District


Otterbein Retirement Living Communities

Outward Bound, Inc.

OwensCommunity College

OwensStateCommunity College Foundation




Palestine Children Relief Fund

Parker's Purpose

Partners for Clean Streams, Inc.

Partners in Education

Pat Tillman Foundation

PatrickHenryLocalSchool District




Perrysburg Area Arts Council

PerrysburgHeights Community Association

Perrysburg Schools Foundation

Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra

The Pet Care Trust


Planned Parenthood of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Planned Pethood, Inc.


Port Clinton City Schools

PregnancyCenter of Greater Toledo

Prevent Blindness Ohio

PrincetonUniversity, Class of 1950


Prizm Creative Community


Public Broadcasting Foundation of Northwest Ohio

Public Citizen Foundation, Inc.

Put-in-BayLocalSchool District



Queen of ApostlesSchool



The Ragdale Foundation

Read For Literacy, Inc.

Regina Coeli Parish


RogersSenior High School

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Ohio

Rossford Exempted VillageSchool District



Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sadr Foundation

Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center, Inc.

The Salvation Army

Salvation Army, Adrian

The Salvation Army, Naples, Florida

Salvation Army, Northwest Ohio Area Services

Salvation Army - NWO Area Services' Port Clinton Service Unit

SanduskyCounty Food Pantry


Joseph J. & Marie P. Schedel Foundation dba Schedel Arboretum & Garden

Science Society

Scottsdale Unified School District

SenecaCounty Humane Society


The Sierra Club Foundation

SIOP Foundation, Inc.

Sisters of Notre Dame

Sisters of Providence

SMA Foundation, Inc. dba StauntonMilitaryAcademy

Smile Train, Inc.

Society of Jesus, Chicago - DetroitProvince

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocese Phoenix

Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center

The South Carolina Sheriff's Association

Southern PovertyLawCenter

Spanish American Organization

Spina Bifida Association of Northwest Ohio

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation


St. Aloysius Church

St. Francis de SalesHigh School

St. Hedwig Parish

St. Joan of Arc Parish

St. JohnLutheranChurch

St. John'sJesuitHigh School

St. John's Nurturing Center

St. Johns United Church of Christ

St. Joseph Catholic Church-Toledo

St. JosephChurch - Sylvania

St. Joseph Parish

St. Jude Children's ResearchHospital

St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Luke's Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital Foundation

St. Michael's in the Hills Episcopal Church


St. Patrick of HeatherdownsChurch

St. Patrick of HeatherdownsSchool

St. Paul United Church of Christ

St. Paul's Community Center

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

St.PeterSchool (Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Parish)

St. Rose Parish

St. ThomasMoreUniversity Parish

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church


St. Vincent Mercy Children's Hospital Foundation

St. VincentMercyMedicalCenter Foundation

St. Wendelin Parish & Schools

The Starfish Alliance, Inc.

State Policy Network


The Stone Trust Corporation

Stranahan Theater Trust

Sunset Retirement Communities

Sunshine Foundation, Inc.

Sunshine, Inc. Residential & Support Service

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Sylvania Area Family Services, Inc.




TempleCongregation Shomer Emunim

TexasA & MUniversity - Corpus Christie


The ThreeSixtyFive Foundation, Inc.


Toledo Animal Shelter Association, Inc.

Toledo Area Humane Society

Toledo Area Ministries

Toledo Bar Association Foundation

Toledo Board of Education

ToledoBotanical Garden

Toledo Campus Ministry

Toledo Children's Hospital Foundation


Toledo Community Foundation, Inc.

ToledoCommunityServiceCenter dba Family House

Toledo Cultural ArtsCenter at the Valentine Theatre

Toledo Day Nursery

Toledo District Nurse Association

ToledoHearing & SpeechCenter

The ToledoHospital

Toledo Lucas County CareNet, Inc.

ToledoLucasCounty Homelessness Board

Toledo Lucas CountyMemorial Day Association

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

ToledoMuseum of Art

Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc.

Toledo Opera Association

Toledo Orchestra Association, Inc. dba Toledo Symphony

Toledo Potters Guild

Toledo Public Schools

Toledo Public Schools Foundation

Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Toledo Rotary Foundation

Toledo Rowing Foundation

ToledoSchool for the Arts

Toledo Seagate Food Bank

Toledo Society for the Blind dba The Sight Center


ToledoTechnologyAcademy - Parent Partners Association

Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union

Toledo Zoological Society

Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation

The Tributary Fund


Trinity United MethodistChurch

The Trust for PublicLand

Tupelo Christian Preparatory School, Inc.

Turning Point for God

The Turtle Survival Alliance Foundation



Unison Behavioral Health Group

United Food Bank

United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo

United States Fund for UNICEF

United Way of DefianceCounty

United Way of Greater Toledo

United Way of Indian River County, Inc.

United Way of Northeast Mississippi

The UniversityChurch

University Hospitals Health Systems

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Cincinnati

University of Findlay

University of Kentucky

University of Michigan

University of Northwestern Ohio

University of Notre Dame

University of Pittsburgh

University of South Carolina (Columbia)

The University of TexasM.D.AndersonCancerCenter

The University of Toledo Foundation

Upper Sandusky Exempted School District

USCViterbiSchool of Engineering




Vero BeachMuseum of Art


The VictoryCenter

Vision Time, Inc. dba ServantLeadershipCenter

Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America Northwest Ohio, Inc.



WaiteHigh School

WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis

Water for Ishmael

Way Public Library

Way Public Library Foundation

Wayside Chapel

West Ohio Conference of the United MethodistChurch

West SideMontessoriCenter

Weston A. Price Foundation

WhitmerHigh School

Wild Ones - Natural Landscapers



Wings for Kids


Women Blessing Women

Wood County District Public Library Foundation

WoodCounty Humane Society

Wood Lane Foundation

WoodlawnCemetery Historical Association, Inc.








YMCA of Greater Toledo

YMCA of the Palms

Young Life Metro Toledo

Young Life South Side

Young Musicians & Artists


Young Womens Christian Association



Zepf Community Mental HealthCenter




Andersons Fund Supporting Organization

Bittersweet, Inc.

Farm Labor Research Project dba Campaign for Migrant Worker Justice


Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Lott Industries, Inc.

Sunshine Foundation, Inc.

Toledo Seagate Food Bank

United Way of Greater Toledo


Oswald Supporting Organization

AIDS Resource CenterOhio

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo, Inc.

Double ARC

Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West

Harbor House/300 Beds, Inc.

Read For Literacy, Inc.

Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center

Toledo Orchestra Association, Inc. dba Toledo Symphony


The Stranahan Supporting Organization

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Inc.

BlackSwamp Bird Observatory

The Cocoon Shelter

Grace Community Center, Inc.

Greater Toledo Urban League, Inc.

Mountain Mentors


PerrysburgHeights Community Association

St. Paul's Community Center

Young Womens Christian Association


Tyner Foundation

Great Lakes Center for Autism dba Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

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To learn more about Toledo Community Foundation grant programs and how to apply, visit www.toledocf.org/grants/overview/ or contact our  Senior Program Officer at 419.241.5049.

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