Archived News

Archived News

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 
Foundation Grants $9.7 Million at Final Meeting of 2014
11/14/2014
The George Gund Foundation continued its commitment to ensuring a quality education for Cleveland children with major grants supporting Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools and Invest in... more 
The George Gund Foundation Seeks 2015-2017 Fellow
10/02/2014
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 Makes $5 Million Commitment to Public Square Renovation
07/28/2014
The George Gund Foundation, a longtime advocate for improving urban design and amenities, has made a $5 million contribution towards the $30 million transformation of Cleveland’s Public Square into... more 
The George Gund Foundation Awards $11,846,184 at Summer Meeting
07/25/2014
The George Gund Foundation approved grants at its summer meeting that will help create a multi-state network of trails along abandoned rail lines, continue reform of Ohio’s juvenile justice system... more 
The George Gund Foundation's 2013 Annual Report is Available Online
05/06/2014
The George Gund Foundation’s 2013 online, interactive annual report, with its traditional photo essay highlighting a priority issue for the Foundation, is available on the Foundation’s... more 
Claire Gauntner Named 2014-2016 Gund Fellow
03/31/2014
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... more 
Foundation Supports New Cleveland Preschool Plan
03/14/2014
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... more 
George Gund Foundation Awards $4.1 Million at Winter Meeting
03/04/2014
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... more 
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