Toledo Community Foundation


Check out recent newsletters from Toledo Community Foundation.  All issues of Foundation Matters include a listing of grants awarded through TCF's Community Funds (unrestricted), Field of Interest Funds, Supporting Organizations, and Corporate Funds.  We also give an update on The Center for Nonprofit Resources, staff and board member changes, and upcoming dates/meetings of interest to our readers.

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 Most Current Issues:

  • Summer 2019 - Cover Story: TutorSmart - A better process for better outcomes
    Other News:  Keeping a Good Thing Going: How the Pemberville Boys Ranch lives on; Accelerating Success: Partners in Education's College and Career...Ready, Set, Go! program; Get Out the Count: information on the Census 2020; Staff changes at TCF; Buckeye Broadband Scholar of the Year; The Center for Nonprofit Resources - Building Cultural Competency
  • Winter 2019 - Cover Story: 2018 Year In Review
    Other News:  Freedom School Sparks Confidence and Reading Comprehension (Monroe Street Neighborhood Center grant); Ottawa County Community Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary; Dorothy (Dot) Otis - donor advised fund; Donor Advised Funds Change Community; The Center for Nonprofit Resources 2019 Programming Announced; 2018 GivingTuesday Results. 

  • Fall 2018 - Cover Story:  Makulinski Challenge Grant for Disaster Relief "Challenge Grant Steps Up Disaster Response"
    Other News:  From Smoke Stacks to Solar Panels - the Toledo Solar Project; Winners of 2018 Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards; Jeanne Reed - donor advised fund - turns 100; Why Choose a Donor Directed Pooled Fund; The Center for Nonprofit Resources research project "A Quest to Better Understand Our Local Nonprofit Community;" Starting a Conversation About Mental Illness and Homelessness, Pieces to Peace mosaic mural; #GivingTuesday 2018 plans.
  • Summer 2018 - Cover Story:  Aligned for a Greater Good - the merger of A Renewed Mind and Double ARC
    Other News:  Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards; Play Naturally Toledo - a program of the Toledo Zoo; Sheri Nuefeld transfer of a private foundation to TCF; Professional Development Strengthens Nonprofit's Emerging Leaders - a focus on the certificate programs offered through The Center for Nonprofit Resources; Contributing to Three Endowed Funds at TCF: Community Economic Opportunities Fund, Community Education Fund, and Women's Fund; BCSN Scholar and Teacher of the Year.  
  • Winter 2018 - Cover Story:  45 Years and Going Strong
    Other News: Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge proposal; Adopt America Network-Foster Care and Adoption by the Numbers; Sluhan Family's Support of Adopt America Network; Donor Strategies in the New Tax Law; The Center for Nonprofit Resources' Mastermind Series; 2017 #GivingTuesdayNWO Results

  • Fall 2017 - Cover Story:  The Long Reach of Helping Hands of St. Louis
    Other News:  GivingTuesdayNWO; The Center for Nonprofit Resources' Expanded LEAN Six Sigma Training; feature on The David and Lura Lovell Foundation Fund; first grants awarded from the Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth; 2017 Winners of the Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards
  • Summer 2017 - Cover Story:  Kay and Ted Harbaugh Charitable Fund Continues its Legacy 
    Other News:  Afterschool Tutoring Program Update; The Center for Nonprofit Resources' Alumni Community; The Oswald Supporting Organization, and how the tradition of giving has remained strong in their family for generations; New staff and board positions; Aspire - Chapter 2 Report to the community
  • Winter 2017 - Cover Story: A Framework for Tutoring
    Other News: A Veteran's Best Friend-Wilczynski Family donor advised fund; The Center for Nonprofit Resources' Executive Leadership Program and new Alumni Community; GivingTuesday 2016 results

  • Fall 2016 - Cover Story: Green & Healthy Homes for Toledo 
    Other News: Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence 2016 Award Winners; Welcome Mike George; Center News-First Class Awarded Nonprofit Green Belts; Holiday Hours; Paying it Forward: A Legacy of Teacher Others featuring Don and Jennie Sparks; Gear up for GivingTuesday - Nov 2016
  • Summer 2016 - Cover Story: Area Organizations Collaborate to Help Runaway Youth (Zepf Center and Advocating Opportunity)
    Other news: Growing Our Fund for Women; Welcome New Center Staff; Continuing the Legacy - Ashel & Dorothy Bryan Fund; Henry County Community Foundation 30th Anniversary; YIPEE - Developing Future Leaders; Buckeye Scholar and Teacher of the Year; New TCF Board Members
  • Winter 2016 - Cover Story:  Collaboration Creates Efficiences - Joint project of Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Feed Lucas County Children to open a state-of-the-art kitchen that will allow these two organizations to increase their capacity to prepare and serve meals to hungry children and adults threefold.  
    Other news:  The Cocoon: A Model of Sustainability and Community Impact; GivingTuesday-thank yous and initial results; C4NPR Upcoming Professional Development Workshops; IRA Charitable Rollover Now Permanent
  • NOTE:  If you are looking for an issue of our newsletter that is not published here, email Joanne Olnhausen at with your request. 

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