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The Community Foundation of Lorain County is dedicated to enriching the lives of those living and working in Lorain County, Ohio.

Stats and Finances

The Community Foundation of Lorain County by the Numbers

Year to Date as of the end of the 4th Quarter (December 31, 2016)

Endowed Funds:
Gifts and Bequests:
Investment Returns (net):

2,289 totaling $4,004,038
699 totaling $5,851,455
7.7% net of fees


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pdfFoundation Facts

Click to view our most recent information and disclosure sheet for the Foundation.



Independent Auditor's Report and Financial Statement. Click to view selected pages from our most current Audited Financial Statements.


pdfIRS Form 990

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pdfIRS Form 990-T

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Holly Spitz
Chief Financial Officer

We believe the perpetuity of our efforts are linked to sustainable practices.

We believe integrity is our greatest asset and value trust earned with fiscal responsibility, ethical stewardship, and transparency

We provide a permanent instrument for receiving and managing charitable gifts and bequests.

We believe access to the CFLC should be fair, inclusive, and equitable.

We exercise and promote leadership in meeting the changing needs and opportunities in the community.

Through our efforts, the Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life and to instill a greater sense of unity in Lorain County.

We support innovative programs and act as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with individuals, other foundations, and corporations.

We value integrity, which we define as always doing the right thing.

We believe strategy, creativity, and adaptability are keys to thriving in a constantly changing world.

We work to mobilize individuals to become active partners in building a better community.

We value community, which we define as putting self aside for the betterment of the whole.

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

We value excellence, which we define as providing the best service to all.