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The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved grants totaling $498,779 from The Sisters of St. Francis (Sylvania) Foundation Donor Advised Fund. Grants were awarded to 16 area nonprofit organizations.  

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. – $50,000 was awarded to support the Immigration Advocacy Project.

Bittersweet Farms – $25,000 was awarded to support the Creative Arts program.

Cherry Street Mission Ministries – $15,000 was awarded to assist individuals transitioning from emergency shelter to permanent housing.

Girls on the Run – $9,250 was awarded to provide a physical activity-based youth development program and running shoes to 50 girls attending Toledo Public Schools.

Historic South Initiative – $50,000 was awarded to support an afterschool enrichment program for students attending the Queen of Apostles school.

La Conexion – $40,000 was awarded to support the Immigrant Rights project.

Logistic Assistance for Migrant People – $50,000 was awarded to assist immigrants in obtaining documents and to provide educational programming about the rights and responsibilities of persons living in the United States.

Lourdes University – $50,000 was awarded to support the Like Me program, which is dedicated to diversifying the local educator workforce by recruiting, preparing and supporting students of color for careers in teaching.

Nature’s Nursery – $40,000 was awarded to construct an aviary quarantine and rehabilitation facility.

Open Door Ministry – $9,000 was awarded to support sober recovery housing services for homeless men.

Partners for Clean Streams – $31,159 was awarded to support the Clean Your Streams program.

Sisters in Shelter – $50,000 was awarded to support the Tiffin-based safe haven that offers trauma-informed supportive services for women victimized by human trafficking.

Same Café – $30,000 was awarded to support the Same Café Toledo program, a pay it forward restaurant that provides diners access to healthy meals regardless of their ability to pay.

Social Services for the Arab Community – $10,000 was awarded to support the job skills development and employment program for limited English-speaking Arab immigrants.

Toledo Muslim Doctors Initiative/Halim Clinic – $15,000 was awarded to support healthcare services for immigrants, refugees and others who are uninsured.

Wood Lane Residential Services – $24,370 was awarded to support the Positive Connections program that provides individuals with intellectual disabilities with job skills training and career opportunities.

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 970 funds with assets of approximately $382 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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