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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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From our Newsletter

From the CEO's Desk

  • Happy New Year and Welcome to Winter!

    Thanks to the generosity of our community, we are starting 2020 off strong and celebrating with you our 40th anniversary…
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  • Happy Holidays!

    I hope you are enjoying this wonderful time of the year, when friends and families and communities gather to celebrate…
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  • So much gratitude!

    We are thinking about things we are grateful for… With Thanksgiving approaching rapidly, it is a wonderful time to appreciate…
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We value integrity, which we define as always doing the right thing.

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.

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

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

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

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

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

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

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

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

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

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