June 3, 2014: The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community
Foundation approved $240,173 in grants from its Community
Funds to nine 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
receipt of proposals is September 15, 2014.
Toledo Community Foundation is the largest philanthropic
organization in Northwest Ohio, committed to building healthy
communities and promoting the responsible stewardship of
Grants were recently awarded to the following organizations:
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.
– was awarded $50,000 to support the Hot-Spotting project of the
Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.
– was awarded $19,500 to support the culinary program.
Diocese of Toledo
–was awarded $10,000 to support the Padua Center’s Restoring
Economic and Community Development Institute, Inc. – was awarded $35,000 to
support the expansion of the Toledo office.
Friendly Center, Inc.
– was awarded $27,073 to support the Windows to the World
weekend program for youth educational enrichment.
– was awarded $50,000 to support after school tutoring at Toledo
Public Schools’ Old West End Academy.
Read for Literacy, Inc.
– was awarded $20,500 to support the Creating Family Readers
The University Church
– was awarded $25,000 to support the Reynolds Elementary
Children’s Resource Center
– was awarded $3,100 to support the youth financial literacy
For more information about Toledo Community Foundation, visit
The Center for Nonprofit Resources Awards Capacity Building
Grants total $20,947
June 6, 2014: The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community
Foundation recently approved The Center for Nonprofit
Resources (The Center) Capacity Building Grants totaling
$20,947 to improve the capacity and sustainability of
organizations serving underrepresented populations in Northwest
The Center, a collaboration of Toledo Community Foundation and
United Way of Greater Toledo, announced the award
capacity building grants
to three area nonprofit organizations in the following dollar
amounts: Adelante, Inc. - $4,376, Catholic Club -
$13,000, and Sofia Quintero Art & Cultural Center -
Toledo Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Toledo
initiated The Center for Nonprofit Resources to effect
capacity building for area nonprofits. The work of The Center
includes an information and resource center, high quality
professional development with certificate programs and
one-on-one technical assistance for nonprofit agencies in our
region, as well as providing support for grant making programs
for individual capacity building efforts and strategic alliances
to support nonprofit sustainability.
For further information about the Capacity Building Grant
program, contact Michelle Klinger at The Center for
Nonprofit Resources, 419.241-9513, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit