Civic Initiative

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Organizations Served

  • Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank
    Promotes children’s literacy in challenged neighborhoods
  • Thea Bowman Center

    Addressing the increasing and challenging needs of the Mount Pleasant neighborhood including adult and youth education, multiple and varied services to the elderly and youth of the neighborhood and food support.

  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited
    Mission is to empower at-risk youth, age 14-19, who come from families at or below poverty, to succeed in school, in the workplace, and in life.
  • Care Alliance
    Health care services to the homeless.
  • Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development
    Devoted to development of Hispanic businesses and equitable asset building in Cleveland’s Latino, and other underserved communities, by entrepreneurial and technical assistance, training and advocacy.
  • Recovery Resources
    Agency helping people triumph over mental illness, alcoholism, drug and other addictions.
  • D.C. Preparatory Academy
    Public charter school bridging the educational divide among pre-primary, primary, and middle school inner city children in Washington, D.C. by increasing the number of students from underserved communities with the academic preparation and personal character to succeed in competitive high schools and colleges.
  • Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland
    Emergency food distribution network aimed at reducing hunger in the community by providing food and linkages to other vital services for hungry people, expecially children and families.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland
    Promotes the social, educational, health, leadership, and character development of economically disadvantaged girls and boys during critical periods of their growth.
  • Washington Latin Public Charter School
    Public Charter School providing a classical education to middle school and high school children in Washington, D.C.
  • Neighborhood Leadership Institute
    Develop grassroots leadership that will contribute to rebuilding the bonds of community.
  • EYEJ: Empowering Youth Exploring Justice
    Our mission is to empower and amplify the voices of teens and pre-teens by bridging them with diverse individuals to engage in interactive discussions centered around social justice.
  • Latino Economic Development Corporation of Washington, D.C.
    Neighborhood development corporation for the Latino community.
  • Flats Forward
    In collaboration with neighborhood based organizations, industry, maritime, residential, business, and recreational interests, Flats Forward advocates for and promotes Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Riverfront and first neighborhood.
  • Eleanor B. Rainey Memorial Institute
    Rainey Institute is dedicated to positive change for Greater Cleveland’s youth and families through education and participation in the performing and visual arts.
  • CASA of Maryland, Inc.
    Self-development, organization and mobilization of the Latino community.
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders
    Builder of leadership and leadership practices to shape the future of the Cleveland community.
  • Hopkins House
    Provider of education programs and services to economically disadvantaged children and their families in Northern Virginia through high-quality preschools, financial literacy, homeownership, parent involvement, reading and literacy, and summer enrichment programs.
  • Cleveland Eye Bank
    Dedicated to restoring sight by retrieving, evaluating and distributing donated eye tissue for corena transplantation, research and teaching.
  • The Triskeles Foundation
    Offering change-making programs for youth, ages 16-20 and delivering training, advice, and strategic partnerships with mission aligned small not-for-profits and for-profit social organizations.
  • West Side Ecumenical Ministry
    Multiple social services to children, teens and adults.
  • West Side Catholic Center
    Food, clothing, furniture and shelter.