The Brighton Center provides family support services, education and leadership to families in Northern Kentucky. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support its Opportunity Youth Housing Safety Net program.
ArtWorks is a youth employment and workforce development program. It provides job training and employment for a diverse group of at least 150 youth (ages 14-21) each year. Since 1996, ArtWorks has provided over 3,300 meaningful jobs for local youth and over 2,900 professional artists. A gift from Pfau Foundation will support the Hero Design Company project.
AAC’s programs have been successful in enlarging the world for their adopted classrooms, yet teachers are asking for more STEAM projects. These come naturally for some companies, but not for others, and AAC seeks to create high quality STEAM project training and support for those teams and teachers who request it. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support STEAM projects.
The Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the oldest art museums in the nation, established within a decade of the major museums in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. It was hailed as the "Art Palace of the West" when it opened in 1886. The collection today numbers 60,000 works of art and is the largest art collection in Ohio. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the School-Based Learning initiative.
Equinox, Inc., a not-for-profit social services agency in Albany, New York, was founded in 1969 by volunteers to provide assistance to young people in crisis who had become alienated from family, community and traditional social services. Equinox provides a bridge to resources in the community to meet new and emerging needs of youth. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the Youth Outreach Services.
Throughout its 128 years Holly Hill Children's Services has been a stabilizing force in the lives of children. Although much has changed over the past 12 decades, Holly Hill continues to meet the social challenges of the community and has evolved into an on-site treatment center with a total of seven programs annually servicing over 1430 children and families from two locations. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the Pediatric Audiology Equipment .
In 2007, the Junior League of Cincinnati (JLC) launched MindPeace as its own non-profit because no other mental health organization focused on systemic improvements to children's mental health access and quality. As a result of the unique role of MindPeace in the community, the collaborative network of mental health providers and other stakeholders advocated for the continuation of MindPeace when the Junior League sponsorship expired. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Access to Brain Health Services and Quality Improvement Programs in Schools.
Ohio Valley Voices formed in 1999 by parents who knew that an oral education could give their deaf children opportunities that would not be available to them otherwise. In 2000, Ohio Valley Voices opened its doors to 12 students. Currently in their eleventh year, enrollment has more than tripled in size. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Ohio Valley Voices Audiology Clinic Relocation, Expansion and Improvements.
Prevent Blindness is the nation's leading voluntary eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness (PBO) has been serving all 88 Ohio counties since 1957, providing direct services to more than 800,000 Ohioans annually and educating millions of consumers about what they can do to protect and preserve their precious gift of sight. The Southwest Ohio Chapter of Prevent Blindness is headquartered in Cincinnati and serves Hamilton, Brown, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Vision Care Outreach.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is a dynamic ensemble of world-class musicians, conductors and guest artists. Founded in 1895, the CSO proudly serves the Greater Cincinnati community as the fifth oldest orchestra in the United States and the first orchestra in the state of Ohio. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support its seasons spanning from 2019 to 2024.
On October 9, 1978, a small group of parents and physicians met to discuss a pressing need "“ a nearby, low-cost "home away from home" for parents and other family members of seriously ill children being treated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. A much-needed 20-bedroom home opened in 1982. Since then, the House has grown to 78 bedrooms. A gift from Pfau Foundation will support the More Rooms, More Love, Campaign.
Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled Inc. (LADD) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization that was founded in 1975 by several parents who had children with developmental disabilities. Since LADD opened its doors, hundreds of individuals have benefited from the comprehensive education programs. Both current and former participants in LADD programs are living in a variety of residential situations throughout the Greater Cincinnati community. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the Forever, Home initiative.
Comprehensive Community Child Care (4C) was founded in 1972 by a coalition of agencies and funders with the purpose of coordinating, planning and advocating for quality child care for working families. Early work included planning studies, training and technical assistance. 4C has built its services to families along with concentration on improving the quality of early learning and care for all children. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Developing Quality e-Learning for the Early Childhood Field program. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the CDA Preparation Program.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association (BBBS) of Cincinnati promotes the development of youth through quality mentoring relationships. They help children reach their potential by providing them with caring, adult role models who guide them in making positive choices about their future. BBBS Cincinnati has been serving the children and families of Cincinnati for nearly 100 years. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support its Community Based Mentoring Program.
Since 1992, Breakthrough Cincinnati (BTC) has been successful at paving the path to four year colleges/universities for underserved and underrepresented students, increasing the quality, quantity, and diversity of prospective teachers, and developing career educators as instructional leaders. BTC provides academic enrichment to high potential middle school students from underresourced communities, including South Avondale, Evanston, OvertheRhine, Madisonville, and Bond Hill. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the College Bound Program.
Easter Seals TriState (ESTS) serves people with disabilities, at-risk youth preparing to transition from school to the workplace and adults moving from "welfare to work." The organization is a member of the National Easter Seals, Inc. ESTS is a certified Medicaid provider and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the Easter Seals Work & Grow program.
The Cincinnati Opera Association's (COA) 95 year history sets it apart as one of our region's cultural gems. The organization and its leadership has one eye on plans for the centennial celebration in 2020 and the other focused on current opportunities to promote the art form, cultivate new audiences and innovate. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support operations for Porgy and Bess.
Development of St. Aloysius began in 1832 by Father John Martin Henni and was officially established in 1837 to aid the children left homeless as a result of a cholera epidemic. Today, they are an independent,non-denominational social service agency assisting children displaying cognitive, behavioral, and emotional health problems. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Ensuring Access to Timely Psychological Assessments for Children
American Diabetes Association-SW Ohio and Kentucky Chapter (ADA of SWOH/KY) is
a regional office of the national American Diabetes Association (ADA). The National
ADA is the country’s leading nonprofit providing funding toward research through their fundraising efforts, public awareness and education and advocacy on behalf of the
disease. Locally, the regional ADA office aligns with the work of the national office by
offering similar services within the community. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support Camp Korelitz.
In 1980, during his tenure as Archbishop of Cincinnati, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin created the Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund (CISE) to help combat poverty in Cincinnati's inner city neighborhoods. Today there are nearly 1,400 students receiving a quality education in the eight CISE elementary schools. In addition, there are over 200 CISE school graduates attending Catholic high schools with the help of the CISE High School Grant Program. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will provide aid to CISE Schools.
The CAC provides experiences through exhibitions and performances as well as educational and outreach programs, to engage and interact with the art, artists, and ideas of our time. Working with the regional community of visitors, patrons, and partners, and with the global community of artists and institutions, they explore and celebrate the unfolding landscape of art and expression. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the CAC School Program.
The Madisonville Education and Assistance Center links community resources to disadvantaged individuals and families in Madisonville. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the Early Literacy Program.
Established in 1972, Morgan Scott Project for Christian Concerns (MSP) is a small, faith-based community organization that is very well-connected within in the communities of Morgan and Scott Counties, Tennessee and beyond through the relationships developed over the years with various faith-based mission groups who come to the area to help low-income families in the area. A gift from the Pfau Foundation will support the New Light Educational Support Program.