The back story

Community foundations celebrate our centennial year in Cleveland this year. We celebrated our first quarter-century last year. Here we present a brief history of NCCF.

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Our affiliates

Click on the map to find one of our 60 affiliate foundations, which serve 67 counties throughout the state.

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Our blog

It's not like we're counting sheep, but...

NCCF CEO Jennifer Tolle Whiteside on what keeps her -- and other nonprofit leaders -- up at night.

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Overheard: Quotes we love

I want to know if they have a plan and whether they have an endowment. If they have an endowment, that’s great because I know they are managing money better than those without an endowment. Endowments are protection for the future; they’re more important than a building.They are builders of revenues that can be applied to operations. If they have no endowment, I tend to dismiss their request.”

Lorry I. Lokey, founder of Business Wire & philanthropist, from Advancing Philanthropy interview about why he would give to an organization.

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