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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.

Stories

From our Newsletter

From the CEO's Desk

  • Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question is…

    How wonderful and inspiring it was to gather together in celebration of this wonderful community we call home.  For those…
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  • Will You Join Us?

    The work I am privileged to do on behalf of the Community Foundation has allowed me to more deeply connect…
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  • Corporate Giving through the Community Foundation

    Recently, I had the pleasure to speak with members of our business community at an event hosted by the Lorain…
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We value community, which we define as putting self aside for the betterment of the whole.

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

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

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

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