Explore our Grants Awarded page as it will provide a clearer idea of the organizations and projects supported by The Raymond John Wean Foundation.

Community Investment Grants

To see grants awarded for specific strategic priorities, simply click the corresponding circle above.

Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants

To see grants awarded for specific strategic priorities, simply click the corresponding circle above.

Community Investment Grants

Community Revitalization

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Mar. 2018 Youngstown CityScape StreetScape
Dec. 2017 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership General Operating Support
Dec. 2017 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation General Operating Support and Neighborhood Organizing (Two­-Year Request)
Sep. 2017 Fresh Coast Communities Youngstown Green Infrastructure Community Education Program
Jun. 2017 Rockwood Leadership Institute Lead Now Ohio
Mar. 2017 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation TNP/YNDC CSA Healthy Resource
Dec. 2016 The Economic Action Group Organizational Restructure
Dec. 2016 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership General Operating Support
Dec. 2016 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation General Operating Support
Jun. 2016 Neighborhood Progress, Inc., dba Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Supporting Research to Test Impacts of Residential Rehabilitation Programs on Home Equity and Mortgage Foreclosure Rates
Jun. 2016 Western Reserve Land Conservancy Property Inventory and Reforestation Training for Established Mahoning Valley Community Organizations
Dec. 2015 Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative General Operating Supporting
Dec. 2015 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership General Operating Supporting
Dec. 2015 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation General Operating Support
Sep. 2015 Lien Forward Ohio Community Foundation Vacant Lot Beautification Program
Aug. 2015 Youngstown Business Incubator 2017 Vanguard Conference
Jun. 2015 Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation 422 Corridor Redevelopment Project Implementation / 3 yrs. "up to"
Jun. 2015 Youngstown CityScape CityScape 2.0 / 2 years
Jun. 2015 The Center for Community Solutions Ohio Transformation Fund / 2 yrs.

Economic Opportunity

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Mar. 2018 Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People (ESOP) Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative
Dec. 2017 Policy Matters Making Ohio policy work for Mahoning Valley families
Sep. 2017 Mahoning Valley Manufacturers' Foundation Manufacturing Readiness 2.0
Sep. 2017 REVITALIZE Home Mortgage REVITALIZE Home Mortgage Loan Fund
Mar. 2017 Youngstown Business Incubator Women in Entrepreneurship (WE
Mar. 2017 Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative
Sep. 2016 Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition Manufacturing Readiness--supporting the spread of Work Advance
Mar. 2016 East Side Organizing Project Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative
Dec. 2015 Policy Matters Ohio Pathways Out of Poverty for Mahoning Valley Residents / 2 yrs.
Dec. 2015 Youngstown Business Incubator Women in Entrepreneurship Program (WE)
Sep. 2015 Junior Achievement Of Mahoning Valley I Can Save / 2 years
Mar. 2015 Youngstown State University Regional Economic Development Initiative Economic Action Group - 3D City Center Youngstown Map
Mar. 2015 East Side Organizing Project Senior Financial Empowerment Initiative

Educational Opportunity

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Mar. 2018 We Are Warren We Are Warren Initiative
Mar. 2018 International Partners in Mission Pilot Immersion Experience Program(s) for Warren and Youngstown School Students
Mar. 2018 Invent Now Invention Project
Dec. 2017 YSU, Beeghly College of Education Tech-E, a program of OYEP
Mar. 2017 The National Inventors Hall of Fame Invention Project Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Program for Mahoning County Youth
Dec. 2016 Mahoning Valley College Access Program The Mahoning Valley College Access Program/18 months
Dec. 2016 YSU Center for Nonprofit Leadership 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program
Sep. 2016 Turning Foundation Innovative Teacher Mini Grant
Jun. 2016 Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Outreach Program, Inc. Martin Luther King Jr. After School Program
Jun. 2016 Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education Collective Impact Around Education / 2 yrs.
Jun. 2016 Inspiring Minds College & Readiness Component of Enrichment Program / 2 yrs.
Jun. 2016 Invent Now, Inc. Invention Project: Middle School STEM Program for Mahoning County Youth
Jun. 2016 Warren City School District Effective Transitions to Improve Student Success: Year Two
Mar. 2016 Warren City School District Accelerating Change: Leadership for High Quality Early Learning
Mar. 2016 Youngstown State University Summer Bridge 2016/ Summer Bridge 2017
Feb. 2016 OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology Summer Manufacturing Institute 2016
Dec. 2015 YWCA of Youngstown Mahoning Valley ECE Professionals / 3 yrs.
Sep. 2015 Turning Foundation Innovative Teacher Mini-Grant Program
Jun. 2015 Eastern Gateway Community College Student Resource Navigator
Jun. 2015 Warren City School District Effective Transitions: Making a Difference
Mar. 2015 Trumbull County Family and Children First Council Kindergarten Readiness Summit
Mar. 2015 Inspiring Minds College & Readiness Component of Enrichment Program
Mar. 2015 Tabernacle Baptist Church Children's Defense Fund Summer Freedom Schools Program 2015 / 2 yrs.

Public Sector Leadership

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Jun. 2017 Ohio Transformation Fund Ohio Transformation Fund
Apr. 2016 Ohio Justice and Policy Center Training and Capacity Building for the People's Justice Coalition
Sep. 2015 Virginia Polytechnic and State University - Metropolitan Institute Youngstown Code Enforcement Capacity Building Project--PHASE II Implementation / Proposal Number PZCHLZY6

Special Initiatives

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Sep. 2017 The City Club of Cleveland City Club of the Mahoning Valley
Jun. 2017 Ohio Transformation Fund Ohio Transformation Fund - over 2 years
Jun. 2017 Inspiring Minds We Are Warren Initiative, Summer Enrichment Program and Non-Profit Development
Mar. 2017 Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley Support membership in the Fund for Our Economic Future
Mar. 2016 Warren City School District We Are Warren: Year 2
Mar. 2016 TBEIC - Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center General Operating Support
Dec. 2015 YWCA of Warren YWCA Warren & Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio: A Partnership for Empowering Women
Dec. 2015 Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education We Are Warren Web Portal
Jun. 2015 Friends of Fellows Riverside Garden, Inc. Friends Marketing Committee
Jun. 2015 Ohio Transformation Fund Ohio Transformation Fund - over 2 years
Mar. 2015 We Are Warren We Are Warren Program Coordinator
Mar. 2015 Inspiring Minds We Are Warren
Mar. 2015 Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education We Are Warren

 

Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants

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Community Revitalization

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Feb. 2018 Upper North Heights Neighborhood Association UNA Beautification Project
Feb. 2018 West princeton Avenue Block Watch Club Peace Corner
Feb. 2018 YSUscape Community Painting Day
Feb. 2018 Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Assoc. Perkins Rose Garden Revitalization Project
Feb. 2018 Downtown Youngstown Partnership (by way of Youngstown Cityscape Inc) Downtown Youngstown Street Tree Replacement Project
Feb. 2018 Boulevard Park Block Watch Beautiful Boulevard Park Neighborhood
Feb. 2018 T.N.R. of Warren, Inc. A Purrfect Solution for Neighborhoods and Community Cats
Feb. 2018 Stop One Place Help is Available, Inc. General Assistance to Families
Feb. 2018 St. Patrick's Church of Youngstown SOUTH SIDE ORCHARD
Feb. 2018 Junior Organizers Operation Outlet
Feb. 2018 Rocky Ridge Neighborhood Association Mahoning Ave Corridor Connections
Feb. 2018 Quilts from the Heart Quilts from the Heart
Feb. 2018 Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park, Inc. Maintenance & Beautification of Mount Hope Cemetery
Feb. 2018 Martin Luther Lutheran Church Hope For Newport Community Garden
Feb. 2018 Friends of the Mahoning River 7th Annual RiverFest
Feb. 2018 Trumbull County Historical Society Look Here: Warren's Past in the Present
Feb. 2018 Northeast Homeowners and Concerned Citizens Association Verona Avenue Neighborhood Improvement and Beautification Project
Feb. 2018 Dave Grohl Alley Committee Dave Grohl Alley ReFRESH
Feb. 2018 Brownlee Woods Neighborhood Association Lynn Park Playground Improvements
Feb. 2018 Crandall Park South Neighborhood Association Neighborhood Safety and Tree Planting
Feb. 2017 4 Square Block Watch New Beginning Neighborhood Beautification
Feb. 2017 Boulevard Park Block Watch Beautiful Boulevards of Rush and Euclid
Feb. 2017 Central City CBO Central City Unity Garden
Feb. 2017 Friends of the Mahoning River 6th Annual Mahoing RiverFest
Feb. 2017 Garfield Community Garden GCG Community Improvement and Outreach
Feb. 2017 Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Assoc. Perkins Rose Garden Revitalization Project
Feb. 2017 Idora Neighborhood Assoc., Inc. Glenwood Neighbors Initiative
Feb. 2017 The Loop Group Meet Me on the Circle
Feb. 2017 Love Your Neighborhood Block Watch Brier Hill Green Space Gateway Project: Phase II
Feb. 2017 Martin Luther Lutheran Church Hope for Newport Community Garden
Feb. 2017 Metro Assembly of God Adopt A Lot
Feb. 2017 The Robins Project Summer Box Office Series
Feb. 2017 Roosevelt Community Garden Let it Grow Learning Garden Project
Feb. 2017 St. Angela Merici Lower Eastside/Lincoln Park Revitalization
Feb. 2017 T.N.R. of Warren, Inc. Neighborhoods, A Place of Solutions for Residents and Cats
Feb. 2017 YSUscape Art Opportunity Site Catalog Implementation
Feb. 2017 Community Volunteer Council Healthy Dining
Feb. 2017 Holy Crafters Beginning Quilting - Nursing Home Crafts
Feb. 2017 Hunger Helpers Youth Mission for Nutrition
Feb. 2017 Just Because Children's Health Fair and Fun Day
Feb. 2017 Neighborhood Ministries Rockford Health and Fitness
Feb. 2017 Quilts from the Heart Quilts from the Heart
Mar. 2016 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership Team Sanders, Inc. - Project Impact
Mar. 2016 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation Kathryn Hawks Haney & Co. - Give the Children a Chance
Jan. 2016 4 Square Block Watch New Beginning Neighborhood Beautification
Jan. 2016 6th Ward Citizens Coalition Community Mobilization Event Series
Jan. 2016 Boulevard Park Block Watch Beautiful Boulevards of Rush and Euclid
Jan. 2016 Central City Neighborhood Association Central City Unity Garden & Pocket Park
Jan. 2016 Crandall Park North Neighborhood Association Crandall Park Improvement Project
Jan. 2016 Friends of the Mahoning River 5th Annual Mahoning River Fest
Jan. 2016 Heart Reach Ministries, Inc. Adopt A Block Operation Restoration
Jan. 2016 Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Assoc. Perkins Rose Garden Revitalization
Jan. 2016 Mahoning Commons Association Mahoning Avenue Corridor Public Art Project
Jan. 2016 Martin Luther Lutheran Church Hope for Newport Community Garden
Jan. 2016 Northeast Homeowners and Concerned Citizens Association McGuffey Road Neighborhood Pocket Park Beautification Project
Jan. 2016 Pointview Children and Families Garden Dirt, till, watering systems, and shed
Jan. 2016 Southside Community Garden Yr 5 - Butterfly and Garden Enhancement
Jan. 2016 St. Patrick's Church of Youngstown St. Pat's Community Gardens & 4-H Oak Hill Clovers
Jan. 2016 T.N.R. of Warren, Inc. Purrfect Solution to Community Cats Phase 2
Jan. 2016 Taft School Area Block Watch Taft Wildflower/Pollinator Garden
Jan. 2016 The Robins Project Movies in the Community: Taking the theater into the Neighborhood of Warren
Jan. 2016 Upper North Heights Neighborhood Association Crandall Park Project 3
Jan. 2016 Warren Interfaith Comm. Action Committee Interfaith Park Revitalization Project Phase One
Jan. 2016 YSUscape YSUscape Blight Club
Oct. 2015 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership 2015 NSLP: Mentorship Grants
Oct. 2015 Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation 2015 NSLP: Mentorship Grants
Jan. 2015 4 Square Block Watch New Beginning Neighborhood Beautification
Jan. 2015 Boulevard Park Block Watch Beautiful Boulevards of Rush and Euclid
Jan. 2015 Central City Neighborhood Association Washington St. Park Expansion
Jan. 2015 Friends of the Mahoning River 4th Annual River Fest
Jan. 2015 Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Assoc. Perkins Rose Garden Revitalization
Jan. 2015 Hunger Helpers Healthy Deliveries
Jan. 2015 Martin Luther Lutheran Church Hope for Newport Community Garden
Jan. 2015 Martin Luther Lutheran Church Hope for Newport Community Garden
Jan. 2015 Old Furnace District Neighborhood Association Pocket Park Project
Jan. 2015 Pointview Children and Families Garden Greenhouse Growth and Education
Jan. 2015 Rocky Ridge Neighborhood Association Rocky Ridge Neighborhood Action Plan Implementation
Jan. 2015 Southside Community Garden Year 4
Jan. 2015 T.N.R. of Warren, Inc. Purrfect Solution to Community Cats
Jan. 2015 Taft 4H Club Taft Grows Green
Jan. 2015 The Robins Project Summer Box Office Series
Jan. 2015 Upper North Heights Neighborhood Association Crandall Park Project
Jan. 2015 YSUscape North Campus Gateway Revitalization Plan

Economic Opportunity

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Feb. 2018 Earth Angel Farm Earth Angel Farm Earth Tub and Recycle Room Project
Feb. 2018 Citizens Uniting Citizens, Inc. Family Ties
Feb. 2018 Urban Food Cooperative Urban Farm Cooperative Beginning Farmer Intiative - Annual/Perennial Project
Feb. 2017 Citizens Uniting Citizens, Inc. Family Ties
Feb. 2017 The Sewing Bank Talent Build
Feb. 2017 Stop One Place Help is Available Assistance from all sources in one stop
Feb. 2017 Urban Farm Coopertative Beginning Farmer Co-op Experience (Cooled and Pre-Cooled Crops)
Jan. 2016 Citizens Uniting Citizens Project Family Ties
Jan. 2016 Earth Angel Farm Urban Farm Cooperative Project
Jan. 2016 Economic Justice Team Bus Stop
Jan. 2016 Just Because Children's Fun and Health Fair
Jan. 2016 RCF Family Life Center "Portraits of Promise" Family Nights
Jan. 2016 Stop One Place Help is Available, Inc. Assistance to the less fortunate of Warren
Jan. 2016 The Sewing Bank Mending The Community
Jan. 2015 Community Volunteer Council Pantry Cooking 101
Jan. 2015 The Fashion Crew Reduce Reuse & Upcycle
Jan. 2015 Stop One Place Help is Available, Inc. Assistance to the Less Fortunate of Warren

Educational Opportunity

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Feb. 2018 A Bridge From Coal to Diamond Girls ABC Diamond Girls
Feb. 2018 Know Your Neighbor Block Watch VOICES
Feb. 2018 The Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past Sojourn to the Past
Feb. 2018 The Upton Association 4th Grade Ohio History Tour
Feb. 2017 ABC Diamond Girls Diamond Gems Try STEM
Feb. 2017 The Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past Sojourn to the Past
Feb. 2017 Trumbull Art Gallery (TAG) TAG Down Under Workspace
Feb. 2017 Trumbull County Historical Society Traveling Trunks Program: In-School Curriculum Supplement
Jan. 2016 2017 Willard Lot C.A.B.L.E.
Jan. 2016 Community Volunteer Council Pantry Cooking 101
Jan. 2016 Dandee's Lion of the Field Ministry Blossoming Dandies
Jan. 2016 Friends of the Warren Heritage Center Black History Timeline
Jan. 2016 Game Changers Leadership and Peer Mentoring Initiative 2016 Leadership Empowerment Day
Jan. 2016 Garfield Community Garden All Ages Community Involvement
Jan. 2016 Lit Youngstown Youngstown Stories
Jan. 2016 Neighborhood Ministries Rockford Health and Fitness
Jan. 2016 POPCORN, COOKIES, AND JAZZ (PC&J) PC&J Annual Afternoon in Crandall Park
Jan. 2016 Quilts from the Heart Quilts from the Heart
Jan. 2016 Southside Fine Arts Academy Groovin' the City
Jan. 2016 The Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past Sojourn to the Past
Jan. 2016 The Upton Association 4th Grade Ohio History Concentration on Warren
Jan. 2016 West Side Community Center Healthy Lifestyle Family Project 2016
Jan. 2016 Youngstown Early College Expanding STEM education through inquiry learning with 3D-printing
Jan. 2016 Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Outreach Program, Inc. Martin Luther King After School Program
Nov. 2015 Warren City School District 2015 School Grant - Warren City School
Nov. 2015 YCS - Youngstown City School District 2015 School Grant - Youngstown City School
Jan. 2015 Just Because Children's Health Fair and Fun Day
Jan. 2015 Neighborhood Ministries Rockford Health & Fitness
Jan. 2015 P.R.E.P. Learning Center Read & Succeed
Jan. 2015 Quilts from the Heart Quilts from the Heart
Jan. 2015 The Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past Sojourn to the Past
Jan. 2015 West Side Community Center Youth Health & Fitness 2015 - Part 2
Jan. 2015 Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Outreach Program, Inc. Discovery 3 After School Science Extravaganza
Jan. 2015 YCS - East High School East High Panther Garden Club

Public Sector Leadership

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
Dec. 2015 ABC Diamond Girls ABC Diamond Girls "Non-Profit Establishment" & Beyond Pretty-Realizing Your Full Potential" Girls Summer Program
Dec. 2015 Warren Interfaith Comm. Action Committee Leadership Development
Jan. 2015 Pride Youngstown 7th Annual Youngstown Gay Pride Festival and Community Picnic

Special Initiatives

Award Date Organization Name Project Title
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