Supporting Organizations

Supporting Organizations

Families, corporations, individuals and even private foundations have established supporting organizations of the Cleveland Foundation. Supporting organizations are funds affiliated with the Cleveland Foundation that have their own grantmaking strategies, investment objectives and boards of directors.

Learn more about the benefits of becoming a supporting organization


Sherwick Fund

Directors: K. Michael Benz, Dennis Lafferty, Randell McShephard, John Sherwin Jr., Laura Sherwin


Alton F. and Carrie S. Davis Fund

Directors: Marjorie Carlson, Samuel Hartwell, Randell McShepard, Harvey Oppmann, Emily Taylor


Treu-Mart Fund

Directors: Henry Goodman, Mary Louise Hahn, Susan Hollingsworth, Steven Minter, Amy Morgenstern, Albert Ratner, Arthur Treuhaft, Timothy Wuliger


Higley Fund

Directors: Brian Broadbent, Bruce Higley, Sharon Higley Watts, Michael Hoffmann


The City of Cleveland’s Cable Television Minority Arts and Education Fund

Directors: Kathy Allen, Robert Eckardt, Maria Haller, Steven Minter, Mia Moore, Yvonne Pointer, Terrell Pruitt, Martin Sweeney, Hilary Taylor


Billie Howland Steffee Family Fund

Directors: Susan Cargile, Susan Eagan, Robert Eckardt, Billie Howland Steffee, Jon Outcalt


Medical Mutual of Ohio Charitable Foundation

Directors: Inajo Davis Chappell, Michelle Gillcrist, John McBride, Sharon Sobol Jordan, Susan Tyler


Sullivan Scholars Foundation

Directors: Caprice Bragg, James Malone, Karen Melton, Frank Sullivan, Sandra Sullivan, T. Sean Sullivan, Lorraine Vega, Helen Williams


Thatcher Family Fund

Directors: Lisa Bottoms, Lisa Manning, Felix Muniz, Kaye Ridolfi, Randy Thatcher