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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 the CEO's Desk

  • Our Mission

    There is no better time of year and no better place to be than in Lorain County in the fall. …
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  • New Perspectives

    Happy Fall!  This week we enjoyed our monthly team outing, walking through the Metro Parks and assisting researchers by tagging…
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  • Our Guiding Light

    Welcome – an inviting expression that makes me feel as though I am home whenever and wherever I hear it…
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We value integrity, which we define as always doing the right thing.

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

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

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

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.