2017/18 Grant Deadlines

IMPORTANT – Live now – we have a new application for Board Grants above $20,000. Please note important dates* below. To review our complete grant application process, click here.


  • CYCLE 3 (2017)

    Proposal Deadline | Oct. 2

    Site Visits | Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

    Board Meeting | Dec. 14

Resilient Families Grants List

Organization NameProject NameAmount ORDERAmount AwardedDecision Date
The Legal Aid Society of ClevelandOperating Request: Health and Financial Stability for Parents through Legal Aid$1,000,000.00$1,000,000.00*06/27/2013
Cuyahoga County, Office of Health and Human ServicesFatherhood Documentary Preview$1,000.00$1,000.0005/20/2013
The Legal Aid Society of ClevelandBuilding Resilient Families' Health and Financial Stability through Legal Aid$1,050,000.00$1,050,000.00*07/12/2016
Family ConnectionsDiversity Training$1,500.00$1,500.0011/14/2016
Cleveland Public LibraryBooks Under the Sun, A Celebration of Reading$2,500.00$2,500.0008/02/2013
City Club of ClevelandAdditional expenses for the Resilient Families Speaker Series$2,500.00$2,500.0012/09/2015
Family ConnectionsTraining of Trainer Institute in Chicago, National Family Support Network$3,357.74$3,357.7407/05/2017
YWCA of Greater ClevelandNational Family Support Network Training of Trainer Institute$4,171.91$4,171.9106/06/2017
Towards Employment Inc.Support for staff to attend the White House Champions of Change event$4,500.00$4,500.0006/26/2014
Oriana House, Inc.Strategic Responses to the Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents & Their Family$5,000.00$5,000.0009/22/2014
The Children's Museum Of ClevelandBuilding Community at the Children's Museum of Cleveland$5,000.00$5,000.0004/11/2016
Grantmakers for Children, Youth and FamiliesAnnual Conference Sponsorship$5,000.00$5,000.0001/30/2014
Providence HouseProvidence House Succession Planning$5,500.00$5,500.0002/25/2015
University SettlementStrengthening Families Childcare & Wrap Support$5,670.00$5,670.0008/31/2016
The Harvard Square CenterMen Leading the Way$8,920.00$8,920.0007/20/2016
The Center for Community SolutionsResilient Families Environmental Scan$9,000.00$9,000.0005/13/2014
Healthy Fathering CollaborativeFatherhood Initiative Grant Writer for Responsible Fatherhood Grant $9,500.00$9,500.0006/15/2015
Cuyahoga County, Office of Health and Human ServicesCuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative's 13th Annual Fatherhood Conference$10,000.00$10,000.0001/11/2017
The LD Edge NetworkDiagnostic and Follow Up Collaboration Project$10,000.00$10,000.0012/21/2015
Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition2016 Discretionary Funding to Expand Services$10,000.00$10,000.0006/09/2016
Cuyahoga County, Office of Health and Human ServicesCuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative's 12th Annual Fatherhood Conference$10,000.00$10,000.0011/24/2015
Cuyahoga County, Office of Health and Human ServicesCuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative's 11th Annual Fatherhood Conference$10,000.00$10,000.0001/29/2015
YWCA of Greater ClevelandA Place 4 Me: To prevent homelessness and improve outcomes for youth involved with child welfare$10,000.00$10,000.0010/29/2013
Charitable Ventures of Orange CountyStandards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support Certification Training 7/27/16 and 7/28/16$12,909.23$12,909.2308/31/2016
Family ConnectionsBuilding a Foundation for Growth$15,000.00$15,000.0012/19/2014
Milestones Autism OrganizationMilestones Parent Empowerment Network$15,000.00$15,000.0002/20/2013
YWCA of Greater ClevelandEarly Learning Center$18,000.00$18,000.0004/16/2015
Adoption Network Cleveland34th Annual International Conference on Adoption$18,490.00$18,490.0003/14/2013
Hanna Perkins CenterHPC & The Centers: Supporting Parents in our Community$19,000.00$19,000.0002/20/2014
Cleveland Mediation CenterStrategic Plan and Board/Governance Review$19,500.00$19,500.0001/19/2016
Family ConnectionsFamily-School Connection$19,500.00$19,500.0007/24/2013
Cleveland Rape Crisis CenterServing Children and Families after Sexual Assault$19,630.03$19,630.0312/01/2016
Cleveland Rape Crisis CenterServing Families After Sexual Assault$20,000.00$20,000.0006/18/2015
Cuyahoga Community College FoundationSaturday Family Academy 2015-2016$20,000.00$20,000.0010/27/2015
Beech BrookPrevention and Early Intervention Planning$20,000.00$20,000.0011/02/2016
City Club of ClevelandResilient Families Forum Series$20,000.00$20,000.0012/01/2016
Cuyahoga County, Office of Health and Human ServicesCuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative's 10th Annual Fatherhood Conference$20,000.00$20,000.0003/18/2014
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Inc.Community Financial Centers Data Management Transition and Program Evaluation$20,000.00$20,000.0012/14/2016
Case Western Reserve UniversityManhood and Fatherhood Amidst Economic and Social Marginalization$20,000.00$20,000.0005/13/2014
Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center Nueva Luz Family Services Planning Process$20,000.00$20,000.0001/30/2014
Adoption Network ClevelandBridge funding for the Post Adoption Services Program$20,000.00$20,000.0006/20/2014
Waiting Child FundChosen Affirming Family - Permanency for LGBTQ Youth in the Cuyahoga County Foster Care System$20,000.00$20,000.0008/08/2017
Cuyahoga County Witness/Victim Service CenterCuyahoga County Family Justice Center$20,000.00$20,000.0012/11/2013
Policy Matters OhioFamily Resiliency through Better Policy$20,000.00$20,000.0012/11/2013
Center for the Study of Social PolicyParent Legal Representation as an Effective Strategy to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes$20,000.00$20,000.0006/18/2013
Cuyahoga Community College FoundationCuyahoga Community College Saturday Family Academy$20,000.00$20,000.0010/13/2014
Policy Matters OhioFamily Resiliency through better policy$20,000.00$20,000.0008/02/2013
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Inc.Evaluation of the Community Financial Centers$20,000.00$20,000.0012/19/2014
Towards Employment Inc.Parenting Classes for Towards Employment participants$20,000.00$20,000.0006/23/2017
Neighborhood Leadership InstituteNeighborhood Leadership Institute Families that Lead Planning Grant$20,000.00$20,000.0012/21/2015
The Center for Community SolutionsOhio Transformation Fund$20,000.00$20,000.0004/11/2017
Ohio IAF (Greater Cleveland Congregations)School Family Community Organizing$20,000.00$20,000.0012/19/2014
Adoption Network ClevelandCore Services Interim Support$20,000.00$20,000.0008/27/2015
Case Western Reserve UniversityConceptions and Practices of Masculinity and Fathering During Transition to Citizen Reentry$20,000.00$20,000.0010/27/2015
The Spanish American CommitteeFamilies First Program Support$20,000.00$20,000.0005/10/2017
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.Bridge Funding for Housing First Family Programs$20,000.00$20,000.0012/07/2015
City Club of ClevelandResilient Families Program Series$20,000.00$20,000.0004/16/2015
Family PromiseContinued planning and transition activities for the re-tooling of the emergency shelter program$20,000.00$20,000.0005/03/2013
Partnership For A Safer ClevelandCapacity-building for Fiscal Accountability, Board Development and Collective Visioning$20,000.00$20,000.0012/11/2013
East End Neighborhood HouseEfforts to Outcomes: A Neighborhood-Driven Pilot Program for Collecting Prevention-Service Outcomes$30,000.00$30,000.0012/18/2013
College Now Greater ClevelandYou First$35,000.00$35,000.0007/09/2015
Ohio IAF (Greater Cleveland Congregations)$20,000 for CMSD Parent Organizing and $20,000 for evaluation plan$40,000.00$40,000.0009/26/2013
University SettlementStrengthening Families through Fatherhood Connection$48,000.00$48,000.0012/18/2013
College Now Greater ClevelandYou First Initiative$50,000.00$50,000.0007/12/2016
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.Ending the homelessness and housing insecurity for vulnerable families in Cuyahoga County$50,000.00$50,000.0007/12/2016
Ohio IAF (Greater Cleveland Congregations)Listen. Act. Win. $50,000.00$50,000.0012/17/2015
College Now Greater ClevelandYou First Initiative $50,000.00$50,000.0007/13/2017
Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.Jobs for Dads$55,000.00$55,000.0012/18/2013
YWCA of Greater ClevelandYWCA’s Two-Generational, Trauma-Informed Approach to Early Learning and Parent Engagement$55,000.00$55,000.0007/12/2016
Family ConnectionsSPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids)$60,000.00$60,000.0007/09/2015
YWCA of Greater ClevelandHomelessness & Family Stability: YWCA’s Two-Generational Preschool and Strengthening Families Model$60,000.00$60,000.0007/13/2017
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.Housing First: Ending Family Chronic Homelessness through Permanent Supportive Housing$60,000.00$60,000.0012/18/2014
Adoption Network ClevelandPost Adoption Services Program Support$60,000.00$60,000.0010/06/2016
Towards Employment Inc.Networks 4 Success Fatherhood Program (N4F)$60,000.00$60,000.0007/01/2014
Partnership For A Safer ClevelandFamilies and Police Collaborative$60,000.00$60,000.0012/18/2014
University SettlementStrengthening Families$60,000.00$60,000.0012/18/2014
Towards Employment Inc.Strengthen Family Focus at Towards Employment$65,000.00$65,000.0010/01/2015
FrontLine ServiceFamily Coordinated Intake and Diversion$68,718.00$68,718.0012/15/2016
Family ConnectionsSPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids)$74,323.00$74,323.0007/12/2016
Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family ServicesStrengthening Workers, Strengthening Families$75,000.00$75,000.0012/18/2013
West Side Community HouseWrap for Success$75,000.00$75,000.0012/18/2014
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.Housing First Initiative$75,000.00$75,000.0012/18/2013
Family ConnectionsSPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids)$75,000.00$75,000.0007/13/2017
West Side Community HouseWrap for Success$76,000.00$76,000.0012/15/2016
West Side Community HouseWrap for Success$76,000.00$76,000.0012/17/2015
Open Doors AcademyFamily Advocacy and Engagement to Empower ODA Parents$80,000.00$80,000.0012/15/2016
Neighborhood Leadership InstituteParent and Family Leadership Academy and Northeast Ohio Parent and Family Support Network$80,000.00$80,000.0012/18/2013
University SettlementStrengthening Families$81,200.00$81,200.0012/17/2015
Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.Jobs for Dads and Moms$84,000.00$84,000.0012/18/2014
Esperanza, IncorporatedFamily Engagement$84,000.00$84,000.0012/18/2013
West Side Community HouseWrap for Success$84,000.00$84,000.0012/18/2013
Ohio IAF (Greater Cleveland Congregations)Organizing for Parent Engagement$90,000.00$90,000.0012/15/2016
East End Neighborhood HouseBuilding and Maintaining Neighborhood Anchor Capacity$100,000.00$100,000.0012/18/2014
Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.Jobs for Dads and Moms$100,000.00$100,000.0012/15/2016
Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.Jobs for Dads and Moms$109,000.00$109,000.0012/17/2015
Friends of the Cleveland Public LibraryWoodland Branch Family Playroom$120,000.00$120,000.0007/09/2015
Esperanza, IncorporatedFamily Engagement in Education$125,000.00$125,000.0012/18/2014
FrontLine ServicePolice Assisted Referral Program$125,000.00$125,000.0012/18/2014
Partnership For A Safer ClevelandSTANCE Police Assisted Referrals$131,000.00$131,000.0009/26/2013
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy CenterDVCAC Operating Support$150,000.00$150,000.0007/13/2017
Centers for Families and ChildrenOperating Support$150,000.00$150,000.0009/26/2013
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy CenterOperating support for Safe and Healthy Families$150,000.00$150,000.0007/01/2014
Centers for Families and ChildrenOperating support for service integration$150,000.00$150,000.0010/01/2015
FrontLine ServicePolice Assisted Referral Program$150,000.00$150,000.0012/17/2015
University SettlementStrengthening Families$150,000.00$150,000.0012/15/2016
Centers for Families and Children$117,000 for operating support and $48,000 for the 2000 Days Program$165,000.00$165,000.0010/02/2014
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy CenterBuilding Community Capacity to Create Healthy Families$175,000.00$175,000.0006/27/2013
Cuyahoga Metro Housing AuthorityPolice Assisted Referral Program$175,939.00$175,939.0012/15/2016
West Side Catholic CenterZacchaeus Housing Solutions$200,000.00$200,000.00*12/15/2016
Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater ClevelandOperating support$200,000.00$200,000.0012/18/2014
Centers for Families and ChildrenOperating Support to Continue Progress Toward Family-Focused Service Integration$200,000.00$200,000.0012/15/2016
Policy Matters OhioOperating Support$250,000.00$250,000.0007/13/2017
West Side Catholic Center$200,000 for program support and UP TO $80,000 for evaluation of Zacchaeus Housing Solutions$280,000.00$280,000.0012/18/2014
Cleveland Housing Network, Inc.Reshaping the Delivery of Human Services for Low-income Families: A Service Integration Project $300,000.00$300,000.0010/06/2016
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy CenterOperating support$300,000.00$300,000.0007/09/2015
Esperanza, IncorporatedFamily Engagement in Education$337,500.00$337,500.0012/17/2015
Cuyahoga County Office of Early ChildhoodCuyahoga County Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program Expansion$338,500.00$338,500.00*07/12/2016
Policy Matters OhioOperating support$375,000.00$375,000.0007/01/2014
Cleveland Housing Network, Inc.Resident Success & Housing Stability$500,000.00$500,000.00*09/26/2013