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5 Reasons to Give Locally

During the summer and fall months I enjoy visiting our many local farmers’ markets. In addition to the fun of shopping for fresh, in-season produce, I enjoy knowing that my purchases are helping our local farmers and our local economy. This past Saturday, when I was picking out homegrown tomatoes at the farmers market on [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Give Locally

WANTED: Singers for Community Sing-along

The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus of Tennessee's invites anyone interested in singing to participate as a chorus member in their inaugural "Interactive Messiah Sing-along" on Saturday, November 18th at 7:30PM at Cleveland State’s George R. Johnson Theatre. The rehearsals will be all on Thursday evenings at Cleveland State Community College's George R. Johnson building in [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WANTED: Singers for Community Sing-along

Hurricane Harvey Relief & How You Can Help

As Harvey hit Houston, the National Weather Service issued a dire warning: “This event is unprecedented” and “beyond anything experienced”… We have all been closely watching the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. And, as you can imagine, the true degree of the damage will be uncovered in the days ahead. If you would [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Disaster Relief, Giving, News|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Relief & How You Can Help

Leaving a “Giving” Footprint

Most people would agree that we are caretakers of the world we live in and as such have a moral obligation to leave it in at least as good a condition as we found it. A perfect example of this thinking are the concerns around global warming and climate change. We were reminded that how [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving|Comments Off on Leaving a “Giving” Footprint

Books About Giving For Your Summer Reading List

With the increase in temperatures, summer activities lend themselves toward relaxation. It’s the perfect time to plunge into your reading list, learn about a new subject, or teach your children about a new topic they might not learn in school. If giving and philanthropy are your topics of interest, we have the scoop on the [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Books, Giving, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Books About Giving For Your Summer Reading List

Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI)

The Center for Nonprofits’ (CNP) annual Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI) – a conference designed to inspire excellence and best practices in the nonprofit sector. This year’s conference theme is Bold Social Impact and will feature a keynote address from Dan Pallotta, a nationally acclaimed speaker and author of Uncharitable. Breakout sessions will [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Events, Giving, News, TN, Training|Comments Off on Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI)

Movies in the Park

Pack up your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. And get ready to watch a movie under the stars! The Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Council is planning two movie nights this summer. “We encourage you to gather your family and spend quality time together while watching a family-friendly box office hit on a giant movie screen, [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Movies in the Park

First Friday Festivals

The second – “First Friday Festival” is July 7, in Downtown Cleveland! Local favorite Monday Night Social will perform at 6 p.m., and January Noise takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. January Noise is a high energy pop rock band out of Nashville! T There will be bouncy houses and face painting for the kids, [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Friday Festivals

Professional Advisor Seminar

The Community Foundation hosts an educational seminar each year specifically designed for professional advisors, which offers continuing education credits for CPAs and Attorneys. Each seminar presents timely issues and new developments in estate and financial planning that helps you help your clients. This year the seminar is schedule for November 2, 2017 at Lee University.  [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Training, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Professional Advisor Seminar

2017 Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship Recipent

Anthony Lamberth presented the 2017 Ashlyn Taylor Lamberth Memorial Scholarship to Bradley High School senior Jada Frerichs. Jada Frerichs and Anthony Lamberth The $1,000 scholarship was presented at Bradley High School’s Senior Awards Night and recognizes Jada’s academic achievement, school involvement and community service. At Bradley, Jada maintained a 4.0 GPA. Her community service includes [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship Recipent