The Cleveland Foundation,
a public charity dedicated to improving the
quality of life in Greater Cleveland, is the oldest and second-largest
community foundation in the nation. Its establishment in 1914 is
cited as one of 10 events that most heavily influenced the development
of the non-profit sector in the 20th century and it continues to
be a leader in its field.
The Foundation has assets of approximately $1.5 billion and last
year awarded more than $75 million in grants and low-cost loans
to Cleveland-area non-profit organizations.