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2016 Grant Highlights

Red Dot Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

  $7,500 for Academic Success Program
Helps to raise the academic proficiency of At-Risk Youth in the Cleveland Public School District.

Red Dot City Year Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

  $7,500 for Whole School Whole Child School-Based Model
Through this program, AmeriCorps members serve as tutors, mentors, and role models for students in low performing Cleveland public schools in an effort to improve retention and graduation rates.

Red Dot Cogswell Hall
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Supportive Housing Program
Quality, low income, permanent housing, with social services, for disabled and economically disadvantaged individuals.

Red Dot North Coast Health Ministry
Lakewood, Ohio

  $6,000 for Patient Critical Needs Assistance Program
Provides quality health care and optimizes access, prevention, wellness and education to low income men, women and adolescents who are unable to access and/or afford medical care.

Red Dot Refugee Response
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Operating Support
Assists in bridging the gap between existing resettlement agency services and the longer support needs of the refugee population by providing opportunities to acquire the employment and life skills they need to succeed in their new communities. Serves refugees living at or below the federal poverty line and in great need of job training and English language and education services.

Red Dot Seeds of Literacy
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Improving Lives Through Education
Provides basic education and G.E.D. preparation classes to empower adults in the Cleveland neighborhoods to become self-sufficient.

Red Dot Spanish American Committee
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for GED/ESL Services through the Families First Employment Program
Serves the low income Hispanic community by providing clients with family support and childcare services, financial literacy education and training, housing education and guidance, employment training and services, and adult education opportunities such as English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and the only Spanish-language GED program in Ohio.

Red Dot Towards Employment
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Career Pathways for Reentry
Provides employment services, job readiness training, job search and placement, employment retention services and related supportive services for individuals with a felony.

Red Dot Teach for America - Northeast Ohio - Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

  $7,500 for Operating Support
This initiative provides teacher training and leadership development for low-income classrooms in an effort to expand educational opportunities for children facing the challenges of poverty.

Red Dot West Side Catholic Center
Cleveland, Ohio

  $10,000 for Interim Housing Program
Provides a safe and nurturing place to live, meals and all other basic necessities.

Red Dot Community Service Alliance
Cleveland, Ohio

  $7,500 for Operating Support
Transitional housing for homeless men. Helps them transition back to community living and employment.

Red Dot EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Case Management Services
Instill leadership skills, in formerly incarcerated men and women, through an education in the culinary arts.

Red Dot Esperanza, Inc.
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Improving Hispanic Education in Cleveland
Helps to improve the academic achievement of Hispanics in Greater Cleveland by supporting students to graduate high school and promoting post-secondary educational attainment.

Red Dot Cleveland Kids Book Bank
Cleveland, Ohio

  $5,000 for Free Book Distribution Program
Provide free books to children in need, to foster improved literacy and a love of reading.

Red Dot Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity
Cleveland, Ohio

  $10,000 for One-Hundred Homes for Clevelanders Program
Works with lower income earners to provide access to home ownership by rehabbing homes through their neighborhood revitalization program.

Red Dot Lakewood Community Service Center
Lakewood, Ohio

  $5,000 for Networks Job Resource Center
Provides basic needs assistance and personalized resource and referral services, with the goal to empower each individual to move toward greater self sufficiency.

Total Grants $470,100 100%
Social Services $248,000 53%
Education $154,500 33%
Miscellaneous $67,600 14%
Number of Grants 69
Average Value of Grants $6,800

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