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

  • February -- a Good Time to be Mindful

    Each month throughout the year brings with it pros and cons.  For some reason, February seems to make its disadvantages…
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  • Thoughts on a Snowy Morning

    We hope you had a fantastic holiday season!  Here we are into the New Year, preparing our resolutions and trying…
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  • Holiday Greetings

    Warmest holiday greetings from all of us at the Community Foundation of Lorain County.
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We provide a permanent instrument for receiving and managing charitable gifts and bequests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

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

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