See total list of grants approve d to date at https://www.toledocf.org/gtcf-covid-19-response-fund/
TOLEDO, April 10, 2020: Greater Toledo Community Foundation has
announced that local philanthropists, family foundations,
corporations and businesses continue to add to the COVID-19
Response Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation.
GTCF’s program department and Board of Trustees are reviewing
applications and approving grants at record pace, and 100% of
the donations made to this fund will be granted out to our local
nonprofits as they deal with the effects of the COVID-19
pandemic in our communities.
The Board of Trustees of Greater Toledo Community Foundation
recently approved seven grants totaling $61,450 from the
COVID-19 Response Fund to support northwest Ohio and southeast
Michigan nonprofit organizations, bringing the total distributed
in three weeks to more than $200,000. Another $18,000 in grants
has been recommended and are in the approval process.
The following seven grants totaling $61,450 were recently
approved through the fund:
to purchase personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies
to support services for residents with intellectual
to provide crisis support services to survivors of domestic and
sexual violence by increasing staff time, providing
communication devices and basic needs items.
Heartbeat of Toledo:
to support additional costs for formula and diapers for clients.
to support additional staff hours and personal protective
equipment to continue to support elderly residents living in its
northwest Ohio locations.
St. Martin de Porres – The Claver House:
to support transitioning an in-person feeding program that
serves the homeless, veterans and other adults to a grab-and-go
to purchase medical supplies and personal protective equipment.
United Way of Greater Toledo:
to increase the hours of staff who operate the 211 service and
manage data collection.
Greater Toledo Community Foundation created the COVID-19
Response Fund to support northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan
nonprofit organizations as they assist in responding to the
spread of COVID-19 in the community and experience financial
challenges in doing so.
Donations to the COVID-19 Response Fund at GTCF are urgently
needed to meet the huge demand for aid to Toledo Region
residents affected by COVID-19's economic consequences.
Donations can be made online at https://toledocf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list
GTCF will continue to make grants from the COVID-19 Response
Fund as long as donations are received. GTCF will provide grants
to northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan nonprofits and will not
be giving money directly to individuals. GTCF is distributing
100 percent of funds raised.
See our website for additional information at www.toledocf.org
Regarding making a donation to the fund, you can donate online
or contact Mike George at 419-241-5049 or Mike@toledocf.org
Regarding applying for a grant (local nonprofit organizations),
visit our Grants page at www.toledocf.org/grants,
or contact Patrick Johnston at 419-241-5049 or Patrick@toledocf.org