TOLEDO, OH – July 27, 2023 – The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation recently approved $192,882 in grants from the David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation Designated Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation (Lovell Fund) to six nonprofit organizations.
Grants from the Lovell Fund are made to nonprofit organizations whose programming seeks to reduce the stigma around living with and seeking services for a mental health issue.
Grants were made to:
- Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo – $25,000 was awarded to support case management services for participants enrolled in the Opportunity Kitchen culinary arts and life skills job-training program.
- Imagination Station – $13,243 was awarded to support a STEM-based learning experience for youth receiving services from the Zepf Center, designed to develop confidence, resiliency and team building skills.
- NAMI of Greater Toledo – $35,000 was awarded to support educational programming and support for families coping with the mental health diagnosis of a family member.
- Thomas M. Wernert Center – $50,000 was awarded to expand outreach and wellness programming for individuals with mental illness.
- Toledo Streets Workforce Development – $30,500 was awarded to support the case management and job skills training services for homeless individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness.
- Unison Behavioral Health – $39,139 was awarded to support the Unison Supportive Services program that helps chronically homeless, severely mentally ill individuals obtain and retain housing.