Archived News

Archived News

Cleveland Museum of Natural History among grant recipients at Foundation fall meeting
11/16/2016
The George Gund Foundation awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History for its Centennial Campaign at the Foundation’s fall meeting. The museum seeks to... more 
The George Gund Foundation Seeks 2017-2019 Fellow
09/28/2016
The George Gund Foundation Fellowship provides an opportunity for promising professionals to work inside the Foundation, a philanthropic organization that plays a vital role in supporting the civic... more 
Changing Minds Photographic Exhibit
09/06/2016
Changing Minds Photographic Exhibit September 2–October 28  Public schools in Cleveland are "Changing Minds" — dispelling myths, breaking down barriers, and re-picturing education.  The 11... more 
The George Gund Foundation Awards its 2016 Summer Grants
07/11/2016
The George Gund Foundation announced a total of $4,886,750 in grants determined at its July board meeting. The grants ranged from support of the Collective Arts Network’s production of the CAN... more 
The George Gund Foundation's 2015 Annual Report Available Online
06/28/2016
The George Gund Foundation’s 2015 interactive annual report features a photo essay on the progress of Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools, and it is now available on the Foundation’s... more 
Leah Hudnall Named Gund Foundation Fellow
03/29/2016
Leah Hudnall, the community outreach coordinator for the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, has been selected as The George Gund Foundation Fellow for 2016-2018.  In her role at the... more 
Foundation Awards $7 Million at Winter Meeting
03/01/2016
The George Gund Foundation approved grants totaling $7,083,637 at its February meeting, including continuing support for Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and $1 million to help match Cuyahoga County's... more 
Foundation Grants $17.7 Million at Final Meeting of 2015
11/18/2015
The George Gund Foundation approved funding for a diverse array of organizations primarily serving Cleveland at its November meeting. The initiatives receiving grants range from continued support of a... more 
The George Gund Foundation Seeks 2016-2018 Fellow
10/14/2015
The George Gund Foundation Fellowship provides an opportunity for promising professionals to work inside the Foundation, a philanthropic organization that plays a vital role in supporting the civic... more 
The George Gund Foundation Appoints Jennifer Coleman as Senior Program Officer for the Arts
07/30/2015
Jennifer Coleman, a long-time force in the development of a more creative and vibrant Cleveland, will be The George Gund Foundation’s new Senior Program Officer for the Arts, the foundation... more 
The George Gund Foundation Awards $7 Million at Summer Meeting
07/10/2015
The George Gund Foundation has joined an alliance of national and Ohio-based funding partners and approved a $200,000 grant to launch the Ohio Transformation Fund, an initiative focused on changing... more 
The George Gund Foundation's 2014 Annual Report Available Online
05/11/2015
The George Gund Foundation’s 2014 online, interactive annual report, with its photo-essay highlighting a priority issue for the Foundation, is available on the Foundation’s website. Photographer... more 
Foundation Seeks Senior Program Officer for the Arts
04/24/2015
The George Gund Foundation has launched a search for a senior program officer responsible for arts grantmaking to succeed Deena Epstein who will retire in July after more than twenty years at the... more 
Marissa Williams Named 2015-2017 Gund Fellow
04/16/2015
Marissa Williams, a community planning coordinator for the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership in Warren, Ohio, has been selected as The George Gund Foundation 2015-2017 Fellow. The George Gund... more 
Foundation Awards $3 Million to Playhouse Square Capital Campaign
03/20/2015
The George Gund Foundation has made a $3 million grant to Playhouse Square’s Advancing the Legacy capital campaign that will be used to restore the lobby of the historic Ohio Theatre. The lobby... more 
The George Gund Foundation Awards $6.8 Million at Winter Meeting
03/11/2015
The George Gund Foundation approved $6,880,970 in grants at its March meeting to organizations working on everything from downtown development to providing access to health care for uninsured and... more 
George Gund Foundation 2013 Grantee Perception Report (GPR)
03/03/2015
The George Gund Foundation 2013 Grantee Perception Report (GPR), a survey conducted by the Center for Effective Philanthropy, is now available for viewing on the Foundation website. The 2013 survey... more 
Foundation Joins Cuyahoga County in Launching Pay for Success Project
12/19/2014
Cuyahoga County is launching the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success (PFS) project in partnership with FrontLine Service, a comprehensive continuum of care service provider for homeless... more