TOLEDO, OHIO, December 14, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $300,687 from its Community Funds (unrestricted funds) to eight area nonprofit organizations. The next deadline for proposals is January 15, 2021. For more details on upcoming grant deadlines, visit the Foundation’s website www.toledocf.org.
Greater Toledo Community Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in northwest Ohio, committed to building healthy communities and promoting the responsible stewardship of resources.
Grants were recently awarded to the following organizations:
• After-School All-Stars Ohio – $50,000 was awarded to support afterschool programming at three Lucas County Metropolitan Housing complexes.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo – $50,000 was awarded to support the Growing Futures Together project, which is collaborative initiative between First Tee of Lake Erie and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Toledo that will offer leadership development, homework help, tutoring support and recreational opportunities for young people in the Rogers High School district of southwest Toledo.
• Diabetes Youth Services – $4,021 was awarded to coordinate peer support services for families whose children have been newly diagnosed with type 1-diabetes.
• Foundation Center – $9,734 was awarded to support programming for nonprofits in northwest Ohio.
• Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio – $110,382 was awarded to support the Advanced Care Planning program.
• Lucas County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Response Team – $41,550 was awarded to conduct an independent evaluation of the Lucas County DART program.
• Midstory – $10,000 was awarded to support a multimedia storytelling program that generates solution-oriented research for national audiences and connects young professionals to the Toledo-area.
• So All May Eat dba SAME Café – $25,000 was awarded to launch a nonprofit restaurant based on a successful model in Denver that supports low-income and homeless clients.