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GTCF today approved a tenth round of grants totaling $23,400 from the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area; total grants now approved reaches $402,563

TOLEDO, OHIO, June 22, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved three grants totaling $23,400 from the COVID-19 Response Fund to support northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofit organizations, bringing the total distributed since March 31st to $402,563.

The following three grants totaling $23,400 were recently approved through the fund.

Children’s Rights Collaborative of Northwest Ohio: To initiate new operational procedures that would allow the organization to continue to facilitate parent visitations.

Toledo HearCare Connection: To support costs to transition service delivery to a mobile health clinic approach.

Mobile Meals of Toledo: To secure equipment that enables the organization to meet an increased demand for food service.

Greater Toledo Community Foundation created the COVID-19 Response Fund to support northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofit organizations as they assist in responding to the spread of COVID-19 in the community and experience financial challenges in doing so.

A second COVID-related fund – the Community Resilience Fund – to address long-term recovery efforts of individuals and organizations as a result of the COVID outbreak – was introduced on May 27, 2020. Nonprofit organizations implementing long-term recovery initiatives related to the coronavirus outbreak can submit a proposal through the Foundation’s online application process. Grant Guidelines and additional details of this new funding opportunity are provided at

Donations from the community can be made to both funds online at

GTCF will continue to make grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund and the Community Resilience Fund as long as donations are received. GTCF will provide grants to northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofits and will not be giving money directly to individuals. GTCF is distributing 100 percent of funds raised.

See our website for additional information at

Regarding making a donation to a fund, you can donate online at, or contact Mike George at 419-241-5049 or [email protected]

Regarding applying for a grant (local nonprofit organizations), visit our Grants page at, or contact Patrick Johnston at 419-241-5049 or [email protected]

About Greater Toledo Community Foundation
Greater Toledo Community Foundation is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our area. In existence since 1973, the Foundation has more than 900 funds with assets of approximately $304 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Greater Toledo Community Foundation, visit or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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