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  • Saint Luke’s Foundation New Grant Application

    (2.27.17) The staff of Saint Luke’s Foundation has been working since spring 2016 to develop an improved application for board grants. Our intent was twofold: (1) revise the application in ways that make it easier for applicants to fill it out, and (2) provide us with useful information that facilitates informed decision-making. To start the […]

  • Traffic calming & ioby

    (2.21.17) Picture this: Coming together on a Tuesday – late afternoon  are a police captain, a landscape architect, an urban designer, an urban planner, a foundation “dude”, a librarian,  a coordinator for Safe Routes to School, and six youths from Making Our Own Space. The setting is the Rice Library—a hub of neighborhood activity. The meeting […]

  • Saint Luke’s Pointe Meet and Greet

    (2.10.17) Saint Luke’s Foundation, and other organizations that are housed in the Saint Luke’s Pointe building, got together this week for a “Meet and Greet.” Over 60+ individuals from varying organizations in the building got together to meet each other and better connect. The goals for the event was simple: To mingle + to interact + to get […]

  • Foundation appoints three new board members to board of trustees

    (2.6.17) Saint Luke’s Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Allan, Patrick Kanary and Teresa J. Schaffer, CPA to the Foundation’s board of trustees. Allan has been the health commissioner at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health since 2004, which serves as the local public health authority for 855,000 citizens in 57 Greater […]

  • Superstar Award Winner Announced

    (1.5.17) We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Martnick, a Palliative Care Team Leader with Hospice of the Western Reserve, is the recipient of the Foundation’s 2016 Superstar Award.   This award recognizes the very best direct service staff in the field who distinguish themselves and their work by using data to constantly adjust their […]

  • Do you love where you live? Take this survey and find out!

    (12.20.16) Please take a moment to complete this short survey to assess your attachment to place. Think about and reference YOUR experience in YOUR neighborhood. Put ‘T’ if true, put “F” if false I feel like I belong in this community. I’ve lived here a long time (6+ years). I know a lot of people here. […]

  • Now accepting nominations for Superstar Award

    At Saint Luke’s Foundation, we are proud to co-sponsor, along with the Baltimore, Maryland-based Superstar Foundation, a Superstar Award for 2016. This award recognizes the very best direct service staff in the field who distinguish themselves and their work by using data to adjust their service delivery approach while intentionally striving to build transformational relationships […]

  • More than Rooftop Yoga and Food Trucks

    (10.28.16) Project for Public Spaces defines placemaking as the active process of planning, designing, managing and programming the public realm. In essence, the goal of placemaking is to improve the functionality, aesthetics, social ability and comfort of our public realm. Two years ago, we hosted a convening with Fred Kent, the founder and president of the […]

  • Foundation announces second round of grants for 2016

    (10.7.16) The board of trustees of Saint Luke’s Foundation this week approved grants to 10 organizations totaling $1,590,000 and authorized a Program Related Investment for $250,000. These investments advance the Foundation’s strategic priorities in the areas of Healthy People, A Strong Neighborhood and Resilient Families. “Our grantee partners bring to life the Foundation’s mission. It […]

  • Thank you, Jane Jacobs for knowing your “PLACE”!

    (8.18.16) If you care about neighborhoods and how they function, you probably already know much about journalist, author and activist Jane Jacobs and her understanding of place. But if you aren’t familiar with Jane Jacobs, here are a few essential facts about her remarkable life and legacy: She believed that places work best when they […]

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