Serving the Community: A Timeline of Philanthropy, Charity, and Non-profit Organizations in Cleveland, Ohio
This timeline is the result of a collaboration between the Philanthropic Archives and the Foundation Center-Cleveland. In the spirit of celebrating philanthropy and acknowledging Ohio’s bicentennial this year, this timeline is intended to provide an introduction to the events that helped form Cleveland’s vibrant non-profit community over the past 200 years.
Have we neglected to mention your organization? Did we record a date in error? Do you want to add the name of an important person to your organization’s entry? Do you want to make a comment or ask a question about philanthropy and charity in Cleveland? Contact the Archives & Special Collections Manager.
Do you want to donate a collection to the Philanthropic Archives? Contact the Archives & Special Collections Manager to obtain information on the donation process and the many benefits and services offered by the Philanthropic Archives program.