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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.

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  • Community Foundation of Lorain County reviews lessons of 35 years of giving

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  • Foundation Awards Grant to Catholic Charities for Success for Youth program

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  • Fund for Our Economic Future members elect chairman, approve grants for economic growth

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  • LifeShare to give $17.5 million to LCCC, Community Foundation

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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.