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Business of the Network

Business of the Network is a way to have a focused 20-minute conversation on topics that are current and relevant to the group or network. Anyone can host a conversation to hear different perspectives, experiences and to receive support with an issue or opportunity they are facing. Examples include: How can I help my mother transition smoothly into an assisted living facility? My neighborhood has had a series.
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Grantees in the News

Across Cleveland, folks are using a small investment from Neighborhood Connections to make their mark. Click on the headlines below to read about grantees in the news. Spring 2013 Superman celebrates 75 years! Spring 2012 The Fresh Prince of Glenville  Prince of Peace Outreach East 73rd Street Block Club  Cleveland Youth Empowerment El Sistema! Winter 2012 The Renee Jones Empowerment Center Trinity Community Garden El Sistema   Winter 2011 Wake Up and Live with the Arts The Halloran Park Skating Club  The Halloran.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle: TIS

The Intergenerational School in Shaker-Buckeye is creating a model educational environment at its new St. Luke's Manor location — using multi-age groups, positive reinforcement and empowerment in a collaborative teaching environment.   The school, which was founded in 2000, began the school year just after Labor Day at its new location in a wing of the old St. Luke’s Hospital on Shaker Boulevard. The location was the only.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle: St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School has a history of being a positive presence in the Fairfax neighborhood, providing a well-rounded education that extends beyond the walls of the school. Principal James D. Smith is going into his third year of overseeing operations at the school and intends to keep that trend going while improving on what the school already offers. Every student has access to state-of-the-art technology. Teachers can.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle

Great Schools in Greater University Circle is a regular feature highlighting some of the great schools in the community. School of the Month: Cleveland Montessori Address: 12009 Mayfield Rd. Contact: 216-421-0700; info@clevelandmontessori.org Cleveland Montessori, formerly the Montessori School at Holy Rosary, has been a staple in Little Italy for 19 years. “This year we changed out name from the Montessori School at Holy Rosary to Cleveland Montessori and that.
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Neighborhood Connections Awards More Than $300,000 in Grants to Cleveland and East Cleveland

  Neighborhood Connections, the small-grants and grassroots community-building program affiliated with the Cleveland Foundation,  recently awarded $305,000 in grants to support 77 different projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. In Greater University Circle, 25 projects were funded totaling $91,000. Neighborhood Connections’ mission is to ignite the power of everyday people to create, together, an extraordinary world right where they live. Recent grants include: Positive Plus Women’s Support Group in the Fairfax.
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Innovative Schools in the Greater University Circle area

The Intergenerational School was the only school in Greater University Circle, and one of only two charter schools in Northeast Ohio, to receive an "Excellent with Distinction" rating from the Ohio Department of Education for the 2010-11 academic year, the most recent ratings available.  But, Greater University Circle is also home to other highly-rated schools. The following schools received a rating of "Excellent" from the Ohio Department.
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Resources & Support

Here are a variety of materials and contacts that can assist you in your grant application and project implementation. Community Issues     Environment   “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors – we borrow it from our children.”   ~Native American Proverb   It’s estimated that the city harbors more than 3,200 acres of vacant land. Many grassroots organizations are developing creative ways to reuse the land for a variety of purposes.
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