Travis Howard Named George Gund Foundation Fellow


Travis Howard, a lifelong Greater Clevelander with a keen interest in economic development, will be The George Gund Foundation Fellow for 2018-2020. Howard is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in economics and a minor in entrepreneurship.  He has worked for the Presidents’ Council... more 

Dr. Mark Joseph becomes newest trustee of The George Gund Foundation


The George Gund Foundation has named to its board of trustees Dr. Mark Joseph, the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Joseph replaces Robyn Minter Smyers, partner-in-charge... more 

Support for democracy-building is focus of George Gund Foundation grants


The George Gund Foundation awarded several grants at its final meeting of the year to help achieve robust participation in American democracy by historically underrepresented populations.  The grants to organizations at the national, state and local levels aim to accomplish racial and economic parity in voter... more