We connect people who care with causes that matter

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 the CEO's Desk

  • Give Thanks, Serve Others, Celebrate Together

    As we prepare to join cherished friends and family members this November, I feel a great sense of excitement and…
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  • Happy Autumn

    Happy Autumn.  It’s such a beautiful time of year – the morning air will be crisp, the apples are ripe,…
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  • School Endowment Funds have far reaching benefits for our schools and communities.

    “Back to school” is not only an effective ad campaign, but it is also a mindset we adopt every year…
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We support innovative programs and act as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with individuals, other foundations, and corporations.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

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

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