To be the leading voice and premier resource for philanthropy in Ohio.
Philanthropy Ohio is an association of foundations, corporate giving programs, individuals and organizations actively involved in philanthropy in Ohio. Its mission is to provide leadership for philanthropy in Ohio and to enhance the ability of members to fulfill their charitable goals.
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Philanthropy Ohio Core Values
Core Value Definition: The fundamental ideals that an organization lives by in its internal operations and in the delivery of its programs and services in pursuit of its mission.
Integrity: Adhering to the highest standards of ethical behavior and practice
Diversity and Inclusion: Appreciating individual differences and encouraging the inclusion of diverse perspectives, opinions and experiences
Learning and Sharing: Fostering continuous learning and sharing to inform and strengthen philanthropy
Excellence: Striving for excellence in all that we do
Leadership and Service: Maintaining a member service orientation while providing leadership for philanthropy in Ohio
Philanthropy Ohio is a resource for grantmaking organizations. It does not give grants or offer assistance and/or resources to nonprofits or grantseekers. Grantseeking organizations may find the following entities to be of assistance: The Foundation Center and Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
Cooperating Collections are free funding information centers in libraries, community foundations and other nonprofit resource centers that provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers.
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