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Honoring Innovation and Excellence

September 15, 2021
We hope you can join us virtually for the 11th Annual Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Three winning organizations will be announced, one in each category: Nonprofit Excellence Award: Small Organization, Nonprofit Excellence Award: Large Organization, and Nonprofit Innovation Award. You can view the ceremony on Greater […]
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#GivingTuesdayNWO

October 4, 2021
Introduction to 2021 Program #GivingTuesday™ is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Greater Toledo Community Foundation encourages northwest Ohio nonprofit organizations to participate in this global day […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $46,250 to Two Local Nonprofit Organizations

October 6, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, October 6, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $46,250 from its Community Funds Builder Grants Program. Greater Toledo Community Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in northwest Ohio, committed to building healthy communities and promoting the responsible stewardship of resources. The Community Funds Builder […]
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Foundation Announces Awards Totaling $23,789 from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club's Wishing Well Fund

October 26, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, Thursday, October 26, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $23,789 in grants from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club’s Wishing Well Fund to four area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club’s Wishing Well Fund are made to nonprofit organizations providing programming that promotes overall […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Employees

September 14, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, September 14, 2021 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointments of Lauren Pietrek as the Foundation’s new Philanthropic Services Officer, and Milva Valenzuela Wagner as the new Director of The Center for Nonprofit Resources. Lauren Pietrek joined the Foundation on September 7th as Philanthropic Services […]
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Training Offered Free of Charge to Local NPOs

September 2, 2021
Groundwater Training: The Center for Nonprofit Resources and Philanthropy Ohio are hosting a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion training opportunity for local nonprofit organizations. This interactive webinar and facilitated conversation is an intensive training on the nature and impact of structural racism and how it appears across institutions. Presented by Racial Equity Institute (REI), this nationally-recognized […]
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Andersons Fund Awards Grants to 11 Nonprofit Organizations

July 2, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, July 2, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of The Andersons Fund Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $213,361 to 11 area nonprofit organizations. Grants from The Andersons Fund Supporting Organization are considered once a year, and are awarded only to nonprofit, charitable organizations. Grants support organizations […]
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GTCF Commits to Ongoing Support of Community Through Equity & Access Initiative

June 27, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, June 7, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) is providing a funding opportunity for local nonprofit organizations as part of its Equity & Access Initiative. The Equity & Access Initiative Fund was created to proactively address the concerns raised by communities that are disproportionately impacted by inequity […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Elects 2021 Officers; Welcomes Three New Trustees

June 24, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, June 24, 2021 – The Greater Toledo Community Foundation Board of Trustees recently elected officers and welcomed three new members. The elected officers for 2021 are Mr. Hussien Shousher, Chair (Retired President, GEM, Inc.); Mr. Michael Gibbons, Vice Chair (Mainstreet Ventures, Inc.); Mr. Pariss M. Coleman, II, Secretary (The Andersons, Inc.); and Mr. […]
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The David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation Designated Fund Awards Grants Totaling $145,664 to Five Nonprofit Organizations

June 23, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, June 23, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $145,664 in grants from the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation Designated Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation (Lovell Fund) to five area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Lovell Fund are made to nonprofit organizations whose […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants From Community Funds Totaling More Than $1 Million

June 17, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, June 17, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $1,045,730 from its Community Funds grant programs which includes the Initiative, Builder and Impact funds. Greater Toledo Community Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in northwest Ohio, committed to building healthy communities and promoting the responsible […]
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GTCF Awards Grants Totaling Nearly $22,000 to Support Elderly Women

June 9, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, June 9, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants from two Field of Interest Funds to support donors’ specific intent. Grants totaling $21,110 were approved from the Grace A. Gossens Memorial Fund to support the daily living needs of elderly women residing in long-term facilities and […]
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The SPARK Fund of Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $16,500 to Two Nonprofit Organizations

April 19, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, April 19, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $16,500 from the SPARK Fund to support new and existing programs focusing on education, health and human services while positively impacting underserved individuals and families in the Greater Toledo area. Grants were awarded to two area […]
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Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $144,058 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations

April 14, 2021
TOLEDO, OH, April 14, 2021 – The Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $144,058 to eight nonprofit organizations: • Center of Hope Family Services – a grant of $19,958 was awarded to support the Summer ELEVATE Summer camp tutoring and enrichment program. • Girls on the Run of […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Resources’ New Business Model Offers Enhanced Services to Local Nonprofits

April 12, 2021
TOLEDO, OH – April 12, 2021 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, has announced a new, enhanced,  business model for The Center for Nonprofit Resources (The Center).  The Center, as well as its program offerings, have evolved since its creation in 2002, but its mission remains the same:  to ensure that nonprofit organizations in […]
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Equity & Access Initiative Fund of Greater Toledo Community Foundation Announces First Grants Awarded Totaling $97,850

April 7, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, April 7, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $97,850 from the Equity & Access Initiative Fund to proactively address concerns raised by communities that are disproportionately impacted by inequity and lack of access in the Greater Toledo area. Grants were awarded to two area […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling Nearly $20,000 to Support Youth Programs

April 7, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, April 7, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $19,999.25 from the Bill Rowles Youth Foundation Fund to support programs in northwest Ohio that enhance the lives of young people under the age of 21. Grants were awarded to seven area nonprofit organizations. • Adopt […]
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Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth Award Grants Totaling $41,460

April 5, 2021
Toledo, Ohio, April 5, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation and the Waterville Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $41,460 from the Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth to support programs in northwest Ohio that enhance the lives of young people under the age of 18. Grants were awarded to […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Employees

April 1, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, April 1, 2021 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointments of Mike Greer as the Foundation’s new Vice President of Philanthropic Services & Advancement, and Cassandra Arnold as the Foundation’s new Scholarship Officer. Mike Greer joined the Foundation on March 22nd as Vice President, Philanthropic […]
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Overland Industrial Park Solar Array Connects Renewable Energy and Neighborhood Development

February 4, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO – February 3, 2021 – One of the most innovative and collaborative projects in the history of northwest Ohio has reached a milestone – the end of the first chapter in transforming the original Jeep manufacturing site in Toledo, Ohio into a solar array that is producing renewable energy with the goal of […]
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2020 Results for GivingTuesdayNWO

January 19, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, January 17, 2021 – “GivingTuesday” is a global day of giving, and happens on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving each year. This day of giving is fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. For the eighth year, our local nonprofit organizations have benefitted – in the 2020 calendar year to the tune […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling Nearly $1.7 Million from the ProMedica Junction Neighborhood Fund to 13 Nonprofit Organizations

January 6, 2021
TOLEDO, OHIO, January 6, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $1,675,000 from its ProMedica Junction Neighborhood Fund to 13 area nonprofit organizations. Greater Toledo Community Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in northwest Ohio, committed to building healthy communities and promoting the responsible stewardship of resources. […]
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#GivingTuesdayNWO

October 4, 2021
Introduction to 2021 Program #GivingTuesday™ is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Greater Toledo Community Foundation encourages northwest Ohio nonprofit organizations to participate in this global day […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Continues Work To Help Nonprofits’ COVID-19 Recovery Efforts Through Grants From Its Community Resilience Fund

December 14, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, December 14, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded the third and final round of grants totaling $100,650 from its Community Resilience Fund to eight area nonprofit organizations. Combined with two previous rounds of grants announced in September and October, this brings the total granted from the […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $300,687 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations

December 14, 2020
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 […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $477,906 From Sisters of St. Francis Foundation Fund

December 14, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, December 14, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $477,906 from The Sisters of St. Francis (Sylvania) Foundation Donor Advised Fund. Grants were awarded to 14 area nonprofit organizations. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. – $50,000 was awarded to support the Immigration Advocacy Project. […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Welcomes New Chief Operations Officer

November 10, 2020
Toledo, OH – November 10, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Ken Elkins to the staff as Chief Operations Officer & Vice President-Special Projects. Mr. Elkins will assume this new role on December 1, 2020. Mr. Elkins will be relocating to Toledo […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Fund Awards Grants Totaling $332,628 to 10 Nonprofit Organizations

November 10, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, November 10, 2020 – The Stranahan Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $332,628 to 10 organizations and initiatives: • Bittersweet Farms – $20,000 was awarded to support the agricultural-based vocational program for adults with autism. • Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo – $49,628 was awarded to […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation and The Blade Announce 10th Anniversary Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Award Winners

October 22, 2020
TOLEDO, OH, October 22, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation and The Blade, in partnership with The Center for Nonprofit Resources, The Andersons, Buckeye Broadband and WTVG-13abc, are happy to announce the Tenth Anniversary Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Award winners, recognizing local nonprofit organizations that stand out for their contributions to our community.  […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Approves $1.2 Million In Third Quarter Grants

October 15, 2020
Foundation, donors grant more than $12.6 million year-to-date in grants and scholarships TOLEDO, OH, October 15, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation announced $1,200,983.46 in grants approved in the third quarter of 2020. Primarily supporting northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, the Foundation and its donors have invested more than $12.6 […]
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Report on Economic Impact of Greater Toledo Community Foundation Released

October 1, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, September 30, 2020 – A study commissioned by Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) and conducted by a team led by Oleg A. Smirnov, Ph.D., Professor and Graduate Director, Department of Economics at The University of Toledo, reveals that the activities of GTCF generate positive long-term consequences in our community and have contributed to […]
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Foundation Announces Awards Totaling $19,625 From the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund

September 15, 2020
TOLEDO, OH, September 15, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $19,625 in grants from the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund to six area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club’s Helping Hens Fund are made to nonprofit organizations providing sports and recreation […]
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First Round of Grants Awarded from Community Resilience Fund; Last Grants Awarded from COVID-19 Response Fund

September 9, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, September 9, 2020 - The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $82,200 from its Community Resilience Fund to six area nonprofit organizations. At the same time, the final grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund have been awarded in the amount of $58,714 bringing the total distributed from […]
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The David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation Designated Fund Awards Grants Totaling $152,969

August 28, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, August 28, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $152,969 in grants from the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation Designated Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation (Lovell Fund) to six area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Lovell Fund are made to nonprofit organizations whose […]
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Honoring Innovation and Excellence

August 25, 2020
Awards Ceremony Information - No RSVP Required Plan to join us via Facebook Live or LinkedIn for this free virtual celebration of the 10th Anniversary Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards. We will broadcast live at 8 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Three winning organizations will be announced from a pool of 25 […]
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Hiring Now: Chief Operations Officer & Vice President for Special Projects / Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Toledo, Ohio

August 24, 2020
The Foundation is looking to fill a new position – that of Chief Operations Officer &Vice President, Special Projects. This is a newly-created position, and reports to the President.  This position is a supervisory position and will oversee the day-to-day operations of GTCF. The position profile follows. To apply, email GTCF@Waverly-Partners.com by September 6, 2020. […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Commits to Ongoing Support of Community Through Equity & Access Initiative

August 5, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, August 5, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) recently approved plans for an Equity & Access Initiative to proactively address the concerns raised by communities that are disproportionately impacted by inequity and lack of access in the Greater Toledo area. In response to recent events across the […]
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GTCF's Center for Nonprofit Resources Offering No-Cost Workshops to Nonprofit Organizations for Remainder of 2020

August 3, 2020
TOLEDO, OH – August 3, 2020 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, announced today that all upcoming workshops offered to nonprofit organizations through The Center for Nonprofit Resources will be offered at no cost through the end of 2020. The Center for Nonprofit Resources helps nonprofit organizations advance their missions through expert […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic - Week 12 Updates

July 17, 2020
$584,351.90 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved the twelveth round of grants totaling $15,000 from the COVID-19 Response Fundto provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area;total grants now approved reaches $450,708 TOLEDO, OHIO, July 17, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $207,177 to 13 Nonprofit Organizations from The Andersons Fund Supporting Organization

July 9, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, July 9, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $207,177 to 13 area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Andersons Fund Supporting Organization are considered once a year, and are awarded only to nonprofit, charitable organizations. Grants support organizations […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic - Week 11 Updates

June 29, 2020
$584,351.90 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved the eleventh round of grants totaling $33,145 from the COVID-19 Response Fundto provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area;total grants now approved reaches $435,708 TOLEDO, OHIO, June 29, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic - Week 10 Updates

June 22, 2020
$584,351.90 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations 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 […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic - Week 9 Updates

June 4, 2020
$581,101.43 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a ninth round of grants totaling $23,515 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 $379,163 TOLEDO, OHIO, June 4, 2020 – The Board of […]
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Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth Award Grants Totaling $43,000

June 1, 2020
Toledo, Ohio, June 1, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation and the Waterville Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $43,000 from the Katherine R. Smith Funds for Youth to support programs in northwest Ohio that enhance the lives of young people under the age of 18. Grants were awarded to […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Introduces Community Resilience Fund to Address Long-Term Recovery Efforts Resulting From COVID-19 Pandemic

May 27, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, May 27, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation announced this morning following its Board of Trustees meeting 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. GTCF will seed the fund with $100,000, and invites local […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic Important Updates – Week 7

May 18, 2020
$557,669 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a seventh round of grants totaling $26,280 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 $350,648 TOLEDO, OHIO, May 18, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community […]
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Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $138,664 to Ten Nonprofit Organizations

April 29, 2020
TOLEDO, OH, April 29, 2020 – The Oswald Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $138,664 to ten nonprofit organizations: • After School All-Stars – a grant of $9,664 was awarded to support afterschool enrichment services. • Arts Commission of Greater Toledo – a grant of $10,000 was awarded to […]
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Senior Philanthropic Services Officer

April 28, 2020
Greater Toledo Community Foundation is accepting applications for a Senior Philanthropic Services Officer. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to the VP, Philanthropic Services & Advancement related to development and donor services. Bachelor’s degree required. Full-time and benefits.  Full job description available here.  Applications due to toledocf@toledocf.org by February 3 (this post will remain open until […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic Important Updates – Week 5

April 28, 2020
$525,183.08 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a fifth round of grants totaling $44,126 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 $306,268 TOLEDO, OHIO, April 28, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic Important Updates – Week 6

April 27, 2020
$546,961 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a sixth round of grants totaling $18,100 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 $324,368 TOLEDO, OHIO, May 4, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic Important Updates – Week 3

April 10, 2020
$424,000 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a third round of grants totaling $61,450 from the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area. TOLEDO, OHIO, April 10, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce that […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Promotes Patrick Johnston to VP, Community Investments

April 9, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, April 14, 2020 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Johnston to Vice President, Community Investments. Patrick was named Senior Program Officer in June 2019 and has been with the Foundation since 2014. Patrick received a B.S. in Journalism from Bowling Green State […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic Important Updates – Week 4

April 9, 2020
$449,566 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a fourth round of grants totaling $62,000 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 reach $262,142. TOLEDO, OHIO, April 17, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic: Important Updates – Week 2

April 6, 2020
$344,000 Committed to the Fund for Distribution to Local Nonprofit Organizations GTCF today approved a second round of grants totaling $87,184 from the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area. TOLEDO, OHIO, April 6, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce that […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Working To Help Our Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020
The David and Lura Lovell Family Foundation has committed $50,000 to the Fund GTCF today granted $51,508 from the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts in our area TOLEDO, OHIO, March 31, 2020 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to announce that, in addition to the […]
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Foundation Elects 2020 Officers and Welcomes Two New Trustees

March 25, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, March 23, 2020 – The Greater Toledo Community Foundation Board of Trustees elected officers and welcomed two new members at its annual meeting in March. The elected officers for 2020 are L. Zac Isaac, Chair (Executive Officer, State Bank & Trust Co.); Hussien Y. Shousher, Vice Chair (Retired President, GEM, Inc.); Susan F. […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Establishes COVID-19 Response Fund

March 24, 2020
Financial assistance available for northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofits negatively affected by Coronavirus TOLEDO, OH (March 18, 2020) — The Greater Toledo Community Foundation announced today that it has established a 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 […]
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GTCF Welcomes Jesse Stock

March 23, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, MARCH 23, 2020 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the addition of Jesse M. Stock, Philanthropic Services Coordinator, to the Foundation team. Jesse reports to Mike George, Vice President, Philanthropic Services & Advancement. Jesse is a Southeastern Ohio native with extensive nonprofit and leadership experience. Most […]
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GTCF Announces New Staff Member in The Center for Nonprofit Resources

March 23, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, MARCH 23, 2020 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the addition of Nicole Literacki, Associate Director of The Center for Nonprofit Resources, to the Foundation team. Nicole reports to Heather Bradley, Director, C4NPR. Nicole joined the Foundation as a full-time employee on March 16, 2020. She […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Fund Awards Grants Totaling $13,000 to Support Youth Programs

March 7, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, March 19, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $13,000 from the Bill Rowles Youth Foundation Fund to support programs in northwest Ohio that enhance the lives of young people under the age of 21. Grants were awarded to five area nonprofit organizations. • Beach […]
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#GivingTuesdayNWO 2019 Results

February 18, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, February 18, 2020 – “GivingTuesday” is a global day of giving, and happens on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This day of giving is fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. For the seventh year, our local nonprofit organizations have benefitted – in the 2019 calendar year to the tune of over […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Fund Awards Grants Totaling $364,963 to 11 Nonprofit Organizations

January 16, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, November 7, 2019 – The Stranahan Supporting Organization of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $364,963 to 11 organizations and initiatives: • Aspire – A grant in the amount of $35,000 was awarded to support the general operations of Aspire, a data-driven, collective impact strategy to advance the success of […]
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Local Solar Array Project Connects Renewable Energy and Neighborhood Reinvestment

January 8, 2020
TOLEDO, OH, November 21, 2019 - Greater Toledo Community Foundation and numerous partners today kicked off the development of a solar array, located in Toledo’s Overland Industrial Park, that will generate clean, renewable electricity for the 300,000 square foot axle assembly operation of Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN), while investing hundreds of thousands of dollars annually […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $283,723 to Nine Nonprofit Organizations

January 7, 2020
TOLEDO, OHIO, January 7, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $283,723 from its Community Funds to nine area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Foundation’s unrestricted funds (aka Community Funds) are considered two times annually, and are awarded only to nonprofit, charitable organizations. The next deadline for […]
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Philanthropic Services Coordinator

January 6, 2020
Greater Toledo Community Foundation is accepting applications for a Philanthropic Services Coordinator. This position will be responsible for prospect management, fundraising efforts, stewardship, communications, donor relations, gift processing, board/committee support and day-to-day office management. This position will also serve as a key liaison for the Philanthropic Services Department regarding gift processing. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Full-time and […]
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The Center for Nonprofit Resources Associate Director

January 1, 2020
The Center for Nonprofit Resources is accepting applications for an Associate Director. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to the Director of The Center. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Full-time and benefits.  Full job description available here.  Applications due to Heather@c4npr.org by January 22, 2020. Please include salary expectations. The Center for Nonprofit Resources Associate DirectorGreater […]
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Spark Ignites the Engagement and Impact of Individual Philanthropists

November 7, 2019
TOLEDO, OH, December 4, 2019 – When a group of committed, charitable people come together, combine their resources, engage their collective brain power and collaborate with experts, the results can be far greater than one person acting alone. That’s the idea behind Greater Toledo Community Foundation’s Spark program, a customized experience designed to develop the […]
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Foundation Announces Awards Totaling $18,042 from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club's Wishing Well Fund

November 6, 2019
TOLEDO, OHIO, December 17, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $18,042 in grants from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club’s Wishing Well Fund to three area nonprofit organizations. Grants from the Toledo Walleye Hockey Club’s Wishing Well Fund are made to nonprofit organizations providing programming that promotes overall fitness […]
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Introducing Spark

November 4, 2019
Igniting the next generation of philanthropists. Spark is a new affinity group of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, designed to develop the next generation of young community philanthropists in northwest Ohio. It is a curated experience designed to ignite philanthropic passions in our region. A public kickoff event will take place on GivingTuesday, December 3rd, in […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation and The Blade Announce Ninth Annual Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Award Winners

October 18, 2019
TOLEDO, OH, October 15, 2019 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation and The Blade, in partnership with The Center for Nonprofit Resources, Buckeye Broadband and WTVG-13abc, are happy to announce the ninth annual Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Award winners, recognizing local nonprofit organizations that stand out for their contributions to our community. The 2019 Nonprofit Innovation […]
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Toledo Community Foundation Announces Launch of New Brand Identity

October 18, 2019
TOLEDO, OHIO, October 8, 2019 – Toledo Community Foundation – a leader and advocate for philanthropy in the greater Toledo region for more than 45 years – announced today the launch of a new brand identity and website. The organization will now be known as Greater Toledo Community Foundation. In an effort to reflect the […]
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The Center for Nonprofit Resources Releases White Paper: A Quest to Better Understand Our Local Nonprofit Community

October 7, 2019
TOLEDO, OHIO, September 23, 2019 – The Center for Nonprofit Resources and Greater Toledo Community Foundation today published a White Paper that presents a data-driven method to measure and understand our local nonprofit landscape. This data is being made available to assist those interested in making charitable gifts in making decisions on how to invest […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Announces New Program Officer

October 6, 2019
TOLEDO, OHIO, September 19, 2019 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of Artisha Lawson, Program Officer, to the Foundation team. Artisha comes to the Foundation from the Erie Shores Council Boy Scouts of America, where she was the Senior District Executive managing volunteer relationships for […]
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Governor’s office to present proclamations to winners of this year's nonprofit innovation & excellence awards

October 3, 2019
TOLEDO, OH, September 30, 2019 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation and The Blade will present the ninth annual Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards at a special breakfast and awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 15 at 8am at The Premier on Heatherdowns Blvd. The awards recognize local nonprofit organizations that stand out for their contributions to […]
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Greater Toledo Community Foundation Receives National Recognition

October 2, 2019
Local Organization Accredited with Rigorous Philanthropic Standards Toledo, OH – August 13, 2019 – Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently received re-accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. The Foundation first received accreditation in May 2006. “Meeting the National […]
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