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Member Organizations

  • Adoption Network Cleveland


    Advocates for the basic civil rights of adoptees to know their past. Helps youth waiting to be adopted in Cuyahoga County identify and recruit families, greatly enhancing their chances to avoid homelessness or incarceration and succeed in life. adoptionnetwork.org

  • Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation (now Jefferson-Puritas West Park CDC)


     Strives to build the resiliency of the Jefferson and Puritas neighborhoods in West Park through community development, community engagement, neighborhood services, and youth and workforce development.www.bpdc.org

  • Bike Cleveland


    Clevelands only advocacy group for cyclists; holds bike fix-a-thons, educates motorists and cyclists on safety procedures, and advocates for bike lanes and bike-friendly policy. www.bikecleveland.org

  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.


    A neighborhood-based organization located on Clevelands east side that initiates and cultivates improvements in housing, retail, employment, and recreation. bbcdevelopment.org

  • Business Volunteers Unlimited / HandsOn at BVU


    Connects volunteers to impactful opportunities that match their interests and talents while meeting community needs and strengthening the capacity of local nonprofits.

  • City Fresh


    Works to make healthy, locally-grown food available at fair and affordable prices to everyone in Northeast Ohio, while also supporting a just and sustainable food system in the region. gotthenac.org

  • CityMusic Cleveland


    Builds communities through the arts by performing free professional orchestra concerts and providing free after-school youth orchestra programs. citymusiccleveland.org

  • Cleveland Animal Protective League


    Fosters compassion and ends animal suffering through adoptions, humane investigations, spay/neuter, and education. Serves more than 16,000 animals each year through a variety of programs. clevelandapl.org

  • Cleveland Jobs with Justice


    Engages in issue-based campaigns that protect workers rights to organize and promote a higher standard of living for all working people. clevelandjwj.org

  • Cleveland MOTTEP (Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program)


    Promotes education and awareness in the Greater Cleveland African-American population about organ and tissue donation and issues related to prevention and wellness. clevelandmottep.org

  • Cleveland Public Theatre


    Inspires, nurtures, challenges, educates and empowers artists and audiences in order to make the Cleveland pub lic a more conscious and compassionate community. cptonline.org

  • Cleveland Transformation Alliance


    Helps families find the best fit Cleveland public school (district or charter) for their children. Advocates for strong, quality schools in every Cleveland neighborhood.

  • Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research


    Works to eliminate housing discrimination in Northeast Ohio by providing those at risk with intervention and advocacy, educating housing providers and conducting and disseminating research. thehousingcenter.org

  • FutureHeights


    Promotes a more vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland and University Heights through innovative ideas and increased civic engagement; publishes the volunteer-led paper, The Heights Observer. futureheights.org

  • Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity


    Creates partnerships among low-income families, congregations, corporations, foundations and individuals to eliminate substandard housing and strengthen neighborhoods by building and rehabilitating homes and operates the ReStore for resale of construction materials. clevelandhabitat.org

  • Heights Community Congress


    Serves as a monitor and advocate for diverse communi ties. Involves community residents in identifying and solving issues of mutual concern. . heightscongress.org

  • IRTF (InterReligious Task Force on Central America)


    Works to change U.S. policies, corporate actions and con sumer behaviors that undermine justice, both here and abroad. irtfcleveland.org

  • Journey Center for Safety and Healing

    216.391.HELP (4357) or 216.651.8484

    Committed to ending domestic violence through shelter, education and services that foster peaceful relationships.

  • Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth


    Works to give youth a voice through creative writing by facilitating in-school and out-of-school time literary arts workshops that inspire youth to engage in positive and authentic self-expression.

  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center of Greater Cleveland


    Works toward a society free of homophobia and gender oppression by advancing the respect, dignity and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community. lgbtcleveland.org

  • Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP)


    Advances equal opportunity for all persons, regardless of disability - to gain, maintain, or regain their independence through employment services, community access, and independent living services. leapinfo.org

  • May Dugan Center


    Works to support people in need through education, counseling, wellness programs and basic needs for families and individuals in a welcoming and empowering environment.

  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greater Cleveland


    Empowers persons affected by mental illness and their family members to achieve a better quality of life by pro viding them with mutual support, practical infor mation, referral, advocacy and educational resources. namigreatercleveland.org

  • Near West Theatre


    Offers professionally directed theatre arts activities for children, teens and adults, regardless of skill level or experience, with affordable performances for the community. nearwesttheatre.org

  • Neighborhood Pets


    Supports people with financial needs by helping them keep their pets in their homes by providing access to affordable pet care, resources, and information.

  • NEOCH (Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless)


    Empowers and organizes homeless people to break the cycle of poverty through advocacy campaigns, public edu cation and the creation of nurturing environments. neoch.org

  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio


    Encourages women and men to take control of their health through advocacy, education and health care services. plannedparenthood.org/greater-ohio/

  • Policy Matters Ohio


    Statewide policy research institute dedicated to issues facing working people. Conducts research, advocacy and popular education promoting a more fair and prosperous Ohio economy. policymattersohio.org

  • Preterm


    Promotes a world that values women and cherishes children by providing safe, respectful and accessible abortion care. preterm.org

  • Pro-Choice Ohio


    Works to ensure that all women have access to and information about reproductive health care services in Ohio. naralohio.org

  • Providence House


    Provides a temporary nurturing home for infants, toddlers and children whose caregivers are in crisis, protects at risk children and preserves fragile families. provhouse.org

  • Slavic Village Development


    Works with residents and stakeholders in the Broadway/Slavic Village neighborhood to create a sense of ownership and belonging in a community where all people can live well. slavicvillage.org

  • Tremont West Development Corporation


    Serves Tremont by organizing and inclusive community, building a unified neighborhood and promoting a national destination.

  • Union Miles Development Corporation


    Maintains a strong community by rehabilitating vacant homes for low and moderate income families, weatherizing homes, promoting commercial development and organizing for a safer community. unionmiles.org

  • Waterloo Arts


    Enriches the neighborhood culturally and economically by creating a stimulating arts environment. Supports artists, exhibits, performances, special events, and educational programming for all ages. waterlooarts.org

  • Women's Recovery Center (LCADA Way)


    Certified chemical dependency treatment facility provid ing comprehensive services for medically indigent women and their families. Provides opportunities for women to take control over their lives-physically, emotionally and economi cally. womensctr.org

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