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Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund releases 4th round of grants

The organization is donating more than $490,000 this week alone.
Credit: Cleveland Foundation

CLEVELAND — The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund has now donated over $2.8 million in the last month to organizations and groups around Northeast Ohio. 

The group released their latest list of donations today, and have included groups that offer critical needs assistance to various groups across Cleveland. Donating $20,000 to Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio, and $50,000 to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, the fund hopes to provide help to youth and education driven groups in the area. 

Overall, 12 groups were given grants this week, with particular focuses on groups that provide: food and shelter, comprehensive basic needs, disability services, and resources for vulnerable populations. 

The fund has raised more than $7.6 million through contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners over the past several weeks; grants will be donated weekly, through June, with the possibility to extend the process as needed. 

Those who would like to help can donate to the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Relief Fund at ClevelandFoundation.org/Response.

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