Sears-Swetland Family Foundation Grant

The Sears-Swetland Family Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $20,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Counties in Ohio: Cuyahoga County, Geauga County, Lake County, Lorain County, Medina County

Location of residency: Counties in Ohio: Cuyahoga County, Geauga County, Lake County, Lorain County, Medina County

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Overview:

Since its creation, our foundation has had a strong environmental interest.  We supported land acquisition through the Nature Conservancy, helped to found the Shaker Lakes Nature Center and supported organizations with environmental programs such as the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Botanical Garden. 

With the passage of time, our goals have evolved to include programming for urban revitalization and sustainability, environmental education and community health.

Focus Areas 

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Smart Growth
  • Sustainable Communities

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • We accept grants requests only from 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in the Greater Cleveland community.
  • The types of grants that we support include:    
    • Operating support    
    • Program support    
    • Internships, scholarships and camperships support    
    • Capital campaign support

Preferences:

  • Annual fund requests have a better chance of being funded by our foundation if they are sent in the spring. 

Ineligibility:

  • We ask that no requests for the current year be made after mid-November.
  • The foundation does make multi-year grants to institutions.


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