Claire Gauntner Named 2014-2016 Gund Fellow


Claire Gauntner, a Cleveland native who is currently working in Kenya with the international aid organization Mercy Corps, has been selected as The George Gund Foundation 2014-2016 Fellow.  The George Gund Foundation Fellows program, started in 2004, provides an opportunity for promising young professionals to work... more 

Foundation Supports New Cleveland Preschool Plan


The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), Cuyahoga County and more than 30 area organizations, including the George Gund Foundation, have formed a partnership to more than double the number of Cleveland children attending a quality preschool within the next two years. Foundation Senior Program Officer Marcia... more 

George Gund Foundation Awards $4.1 Million at Winter Meeting


The George Gund Foundation continued its commitment to implementation of the Cleveland Plan at its winter board meeting with grants totaling $649,000 to support the start-up of two new, innovative high schools in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). Bard High School Early College Cleveland, a partnership... more