Cleveland's $35M Choice Implementation Grant Award: What Made the Difference?

Posted August 11, 2021 in Articles

[image:1]In 2018, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) received a two-year Choice Neighborhood Planning grant for a robust community engagement process and community needs assessment that would be used to develop a holistic neighborhood transformational strategy: the Woodhill Transformation Plan. When the opportunity arose in May 2020 for CMHA and the City of Cleveland to apply for the FY2019 Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant, CMHA was still in the process of finalizing the Woodhill Transformation Plan. Though one of five national finalists, CMHA did not ultimately receive the funds. Kimalon Dixon, Senior Project Director for CLE PBC and Woodhill Choice community... read more

Purpose Built Communities: Harnessing The Energy of Two Communities to Drive Collective Progress

Posted March 10, 2021 in Articles

Near Cleveland’s esteemed University Circle, the city’s center for arts and culture, medicine and academia, are two historic neighborhoods: Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville. Buckeye-Woodhill is the location of Woodhill Homes, a public housing complex that is... read more

Purpose Built Communities: Putting Two Neighborhoods on a Pathway to Greater Opportunity

Posted March 26, 2020 in Articles

CLE Purpose Built Communities is unique in its mission to customize and apply the Purpose Built Communities’ holistic model of community revitalization in two Cleveland neighborhoods: Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville. CLE Purpose Built Communities is continuing the... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund Update

Posted March 23, 2020 in Articles

A coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners have joined together to create the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund to deploy resources to nonprofit organizations serving on the frontlines of the pandemic... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund launched with $3.95 million

Posted March 18, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A relief fund created by local philanthropic partners from across Northeast Ohio will soon distribute grants to community safety net agencies able to swiftly deploy services to medically and economically vulnerable populations... read more