Wean Foundation Program Associate Chosen for National Fellowship

(June 1, 2018, Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation announced this week that Program Associate Nan Wilkoff was selected for the Next Gen Fellowship with Exponent Philanthropy, the country’s largest association of funders. Exponent Philanthropy, whose stated mission is to create “a better world through informed, passionate philanthropy,” created the Next Gen Fellows… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Announces Second Quarter Community Investment Grants

(June 15, 2018, Warren, Ohio) – At its June Board of Directors meeting, The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded Community Investment Grants totaling $643,500 to organizations whose work aligns with its strategic priorities and includes integrated, equitable solutions enhancing the quality of life in the Mahoning Valley. Representing a sound and thoughtful approach to addressing… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Announces March Community Investment Grants

(March 8, 2018, Warren, Ohio) – At its March Board of Directors meeting, The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $178,000. The work represented by the five grantees represents the Foundation’s strategic priorities of community revitalization, access to educational opportunities and the creation of economic opportunity in the Mahoning Valley.Grants from the Foundation’s responsive… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Announces 2018 Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants 27 Warren and Youngstown Grassroots Groups Awarded

(Feb. 8, 2018, Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded $105,736 to 27 resident-led organizations seeking to transform their neighborhoods and communities. The funds were awarded as part of Neighborhood SUCCESS, a program of the Foundation which supports grassroots organizations seeking to develop resident participation and leadership, promote communication and collaboration among residents… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants: More Than $2 Million in Support of Mahoning Valley Organizations

(December 7, 2017, Warren, Ohio) – At its December board meeting, The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $2.12 million to four grantees for ongoing work in Mahoning Valley neighborhoods. The work represented by the grantees directly aligns with the Foundation’s strategic priorities of community revitalization, economic opportunity and educational opportunity. Awards to strategic… Continue reading

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Three Area Leaders Chosen for 2017 Leadership Now: Ohio Fellowship

(Warren, November 14, 2017) – Through a competitive, statewide application process, the Rockwood Leadership Institute and the Ohio Transformation Fund have selected the 2017 Leadership Now: Ohio Fellows cohort, which includes three area social change leaders – Sarah Braun, network action team manager, Eastern Ohio Education Partnership; Hannah Ferguson, independent contractor; and Deaudra Edgerson, family… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Grant Opportunity for Grassroots Funding – Orientations Begin October 23

(October 3, 2017, Warren, Ohio) –  Since 2008 Neighborhood SUCCESS, a program of The Raymond John Wean Foundation has funded just north of $1.5 million towards the development and implementation of more than 450 grassroots projects.  The resulting improvements in the quality of life can be seen in neighborhoods across Warren and Youngstown where the… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Announces $345,000 in Grants to Support Warren and Youngstown Communities

(Sept. 7, 2017, Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation, at its September Board of Directors meeting, awarded Community Investment grants totaling $345,000 to four grantees whose work is representative of the Foundation’s strategic priorities. Grants from the Foundation’s responsive portfolio were made to: Fresh Coast Communities for its Youngstown Green Infrastructure Community Education… Continue reading

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Mahoning Valley Residents Named as Wean Foundation’s 2017 Emerging Leaders Cohort

(Warren, August 31, 2017) – After a competitive application process, the Emerging Leaders Selection Committee has chosen 15 engaged residents from Warren and Youngstown for the 2017 Emerging Leaders program at The Raymond John Wean Foundation.   This group of grassroots leaders will take part in a nine-week series of comprehensive workshops designed to cultivate… Continue reading

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Wean Foundation Approves Nearly $200,000 in Grants at Summer Meeting

(June 8, 2017, Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $193,000 at its June Board of Directors meeting. Each project represented in this quarter’s funding demonstrates the Foundation’s mission of leveraging a powerful combination of support, alignment and partnerships with other organizations to advance community-building in the Mahoning Valley. Grants from… Continue reading

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