Archived News

Archived News

Gund Foundation Awards $8.7 Million at November Board Meeting
11/11/2013
The George Gund Foundation made a $2 million grant at its November meeting to the Trust for Public Land for Connecting Cleveland, a coordinated effort to increase the number of trails and greenways in... more 
Gund Foundation Makes Two Program-Related Investments
11/11/2013
George Gund Foundation Trustees approved program-related investments (PRIs) to the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) and the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) at their... more 
The George Gund Foundation Seeks 2014 - 2016 Fellow
10/03/2013
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 
Gund Foundation Awards $5.5 million at Summer Meeting
07/12/2013
Projects to develop a nonprofit community food processing center, support Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools and assist with health care reform implementation received grants at the George... more 
The George Gund Foundation’s 2012 Annual Report Available Online
05/08/2013
The George Gund Foundation’s 2012 online, interactive annual report, with its photo-essay highlighting a priority issue for the Foundation, is available on the Foundation’s website. Photographer... more 
National Advocacy Expert to Present Free Programs in Cleveland
05/01/2013
Sue Hoechstetter, senior advisor for foundation advocacy and evaluation at the Alliance for Justice, will be in Cleveland May 16 and 17 to meet with local funders and nonprofits interested in funding... more 
George Gund III 1937-2013
04/11/2013
Geoffrey Gund, president of the board of trustees, made the following statement on behalf of The George Gund Foundation on the passing of George Gund III. “The deep sadness that my family feels... more 
George Gund Foundation Announces 2013 - 2015 Gund Fellow
04/10/2013
Horace “Treye” Johnson III, director of athletics and student activities at Saint Martin de Porres High School, has been named the 2013-2015 George Gund Foundation Fellow. The George Gund... more 
Foundation Honors Memory of George Gund III
03/08/2013
The George Gund Foundation made several grants at its winter meeting honoring the memory of George Gund III, a longtime Foundation trustee and son of the Foundation’s founder, who passed away in... more 
Gund Foundation Awards $10.3 million at Winter Meeting
03/08/2013
The George Gund Foundation continued its longtime commitment to revitalization of Cleveland’s neighborhoods and transformation of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) with significant... more 
Creative Culture Grants Program
02/18/2013
Greater Cleveland is alive with creativity and you can help identify the next big idea. Several of the George Gund Foundation’s grantees are competing in the Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Creative... more 
Gund Foundation Approves November Grants
11/16/2012
The George Gund Foundation made a $5 million grant at its November meeting to the Cleveland Museum of Art for its $350 million renovation and expansion project. “The art museum is one of... more 
2013 Proposal Deadlines
11/14/2012
Proposals are considered three times a year by the Foundation’s Trustees. Deadlines for submitting proposals for consideration at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Trustees are March 15... more 
Free Nonprofit Voter Engagement Training
08/17/2012
Ohio Votes will provide free nonprofit voter engagement training September 11 at Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland. The training session, which will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., will include an update on... more 
Foundation Announces July 2012 Grants
07/17/2012
The George Gund Foundation has committed more than $1.5 million for projects that continue to support the groundbreaking Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools.  Two grants, totaling $950,000, will... more 
The George Gund Foundation 2011 Annual Report Available Online
05/08/2012
The George Gund Foundation’s 2011 on-line, interactive annual report, which like its print predecessors features a photo-essay focused on a priority issue for the Foundation, is now available on... more 
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Report Details Impact of Public Funding
05/08/2012
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) has released its 2011 Report to the Community that outlines the broad impact of public funding on Cuyahoga County’s arts and culture sector. In 2006, Cuyahoga County... more 
Gund Foundation Names 2012-2014 Fellow
04/11/2012
Fei Li, who worked as a project manager for Casa Ricci Social Service in her native China and will receive dual master’s degrees in social service administration and nonprofit organizations from... more 
Foundations Create Easy-to-Use Guide to Health Care Reform
04/11/2012
The George Gund Foundation has joined with the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation and the Saint Luke’s Foundation to provide a consumer-friendly guide to the health care reforms that are... more 
Gund Foundation Names Two New Board Members
03/02/2012
The George Gund Foundation has named Robyn Minter Smyers, a partner at the law firm of Thompson Hine, and Randell McShepard, Vice President of Public Affairs at RPM, Inc., to its board of... more 
Gund Foundation Supports Cleveland Schools Plan
03/02/2012
The George Gund Foundation awarded a $700,000 grant to support the bold strategy to reinvent public education in Cleveland proposed by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Cleveland Metropolitan School... more 
Gund Foundation Switches to Online Application
01/10/2012
Applicants to The George Gund Foundation are now required to use an online application that can be accessed from the Foundation’s website. It is hoped that the online system will be more efficient... more