Reflect Cincy grant funding, powered by TJF, aims to spark new experiences and thinking around Jew-ish connection in Cincinnati for individuals and families who feel disconnected from current Jewish institutions.
The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded $170,000 in grants to 14 organizations in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky to fund local wildlife conservation, healthy habitats, environmental projects and environmental programs.
Great Parks of Hamilton County will dramatically expand its recycling capabilities after securing a grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that will lead to 370 new recycling bins being placed in high traffic areas and golf courses within the parks.
The grants are part of the “Build to Scale” program, which is administered annually by the EDA and aims to accelerate technology entrepreneurship by increasing inclusive access to business support and startup capital.
Increasing its total beyond last year’s 92 programs, 109 are already on board to bring hands-on philanthropy education to students in their classrooms, clubs, and programming, and there’s reportedly still room for more. The organization offers the opportunity for teachers and facilitators to bring a “meaningful and memorable philanthropy and grant-making experience” to students at their schools.