The McGregor Foundation, an Ohio based foundation for senior care, has announced that it has distributed $298,898 to 18 local agencies and institutions during its semi-annual grant making cycle. The McGregor Foundation has distributed upwards of $8 million since its founding in 2002.
"During this difficult economy, supporting the provision of basic human services like food, shelter and medical care to our community’s poorest seniors is our highest priority," says Rob Hilton, president of the McGregor Foundation.
Other McGregor grants include:
- Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, $30,000 for guardianship services to homebound seniors
- Golden Age Center of Greater Cleveland, $25,000, to expand its home delivered meals program
- Salvation Army, $25,000 for services to low-income seniors on the West Side of Cleveland.
- Asian Services in Action, $15,000, for its benefits-access program
- City of East Cleveland, $21,000, to develop a strategic plan for the Helen S. Brown Senior Center
- Alta House, $10,000, the senior service program
- Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation, $11,750, to study elderly housing needs.
- Business Volunteers Unlimited, $5,000, capacity building consultations for nonprofit organizations.
- The Center for Community Solutions, $25,000, for the Council on Older Persons.
- Fairhill Partners, $40,000 senior Guest House, a temporary residence for displaced impoverished seniors.
- The Foundation Center, $3,000, operating support.
- Greater Cleveland Volunteers, $7,000, volunteer recruitment and placement program.
- Hospice of the Western Reserve, $7,500, the Navigator program, which follows patients after discharge from hospice and palliative care.
- Ideastream, $25,000, indepth coverage related to aging issues.
- The Intergenerational School, $20,000, intergenerational educational programs.
- Senior Outreach Services Inc., $5,000, case management services.
- University Hospital Health Systems, $13,548, Project Care, an interdisciplinary training program.
- Verb Ballets, $10,000, the Moving Connections senior outreach program at Eliza Bryant Village and Eliza Jennings Home.