Here's who's awarding and receiving the most foundation grants in Greater Cleveland.
Top 5 U.S. Foundations Awarding Grants in Cleveland (2009)
|Foundation Name||Total $ Awarded||Grants Made|
|1. The Cleveland Foundation||$42,414,693||462|
|2. The Lerner Foundation||$11,497,749||14|
|3. Jack N. and Lilyan Mandel Foundation||$10,063,333||22|
|4. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation||$7,180,000||5|
|5. The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation||$7,086,834||56|
Top 5 Recipients of Foundation Grants in Cleveland (2009)
|Recipient Organization||Total $ Awarded||No. of Grants|
|1. Cleveland Clinic Foundation||$14,635,661||32|
|2. Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland||$14,605,000||11|
|3. Case Western Reserve University||$8,005,831||37|
|4. Cleveland Museum of Art||$5,372,500||15|
|5. Fund for Our Economic Future||$3,993,333||8|
11th (out of 25)
The fact that we had 1,408 foundations in 2009 is pretty impressive, but the Big Apple is at the top of the giving tree with more foundations (9,551) than No. 2 Chicago (3,371), No. 3 Los Angeles (2,911) and No. 4 Philadelphia (2,534) combined.
Big Givers: Cleveland foundations distributed $446,210,865 in 2009, putting it 17th among a list of the 25 cities with the most generous foundations.
22nd (out of 51)
More than one in four of us (27.7 percent) donate a portion of our time to help someone else, according to a 2010 study from the Corporation for National & Community Service. More than a Day's Work: Those Clevelanders who volunteer spend an average of 28.4 hours a year doing so.
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