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A Strong Neighborhood grantee Breakthrough Schools is leader among urban charter school networks

Posted June 04, 2013 in News Items

(6.4.13) Strong Communities grantee, Breakthrough Schools is earning national attention for Cleveland with the unique partnership between traditional schools and high-performing charter schools. A new report released by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) analyzed student growth in reading and math across 167 charter school networks and identified Cleveland’s Breakthrough Schools as #1 in reading and #4 math among urban charter school networks in the United States. Recently, CBS Evening news also noted this achievement and profiled the schools in a news segment. Congratulations, Breakthrough Schools! read more

Foundation’s Strong Communities grantee featured in The Plain Dealer’s Inside & Out section

Posted May 23, 2013 in News Items

(5/23/13) On May 18, The Healthy Eating & Active Living – Buckeye, Larchmere & Woodland Hills (HEAL) initiative, in conjunction with the Buckeye Shaker Square Development Corporation (BSSDC), planted 42 organic backyard gardens in a... read more

Zeman presents at the national 2013 Center for Effective Philanthropy Conference

Posted May 22, 2013 in News Items

(5/22/13) Denise San Antonio Zeman, President and CEO of Saint Luke’s Foundation, along with other philanthropic collaborators, lead a discussion earlier today on Nonprofit Performance Management: Why It Matters and What Funders Can Do. The... read more

Grantees honored as Health Care Heroes

Posted May 21, 2013 in News Items

(5/21/13) Congratulations to Saint Luke’s Foundation Board Member John Corlett and his team at the MetroHealth System, a Healthy People grantee, for their Care Plus Program being recognized as a Crain’s Cleveland Business Health Care... read more

Zeman presented at 2013 Aligning Forces for Quality Conference

Posted May 10, 2013 in News Items

(5.8.13) Denise San Antonio Zeman, President and CEO of Saint Luke’s Foundation, along with other Foundation leaders, lead a session today on “The Road to Financial Stability: Partnering with Grantmakers” in which attendees learned what... read more