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We Are Stronger Together

The COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, activated by Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC), raised $7.3 million in emergency relief for over 260 nonprofit organizations that serve the region’s most vulnerable individuals and families. The Fund exceeded its $5 million goal within seven weeks. 

5/18/20 Update: We have now deployed all the resources from the fund to our community to address the most pressing needs. GCF and UWGC are respectively moving to the next phase of the COVID-19 response to help build a stronger region. To learn more about each organization’s efforts, visit and



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“Now more than ever, we are inspired by how quickly and generously our community stepped forward to respond to our time of greatest need,” said Ellen M. Katz, Greater Cincinnati Foundation President and CEO.


“Together we have made a powerful impact on the well-being of our most vulnerable neighbors, and we will continue to focus on building an equitable community where everyone can thrive.”

To learn more about ways to partner with Greater Cincinnati Foundation, visit

Moira Weir United Way President and CEO.

“We hear a new story every day – true, human stories about how this relief effort has made a real difference in our community,” said Moira Weir, United Way of Greater Cincinnati President and CEO.


“We are all rallying together, lifting each other up, to a better place. I am so proud to live in this giving community and thankful to those who sacrifice for others.”

To donate to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s COVID-19 response, visit


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Dearborn County Clearinghouse food pantry serves families in need.





Awadalla Charitable Fund*
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Michael Cioffi and Rachael Rowe Family Foundation*
Bob and Jeanne Coughlin Fund*
Deloitte; Devou Good Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Driehaus
Duke Energy Foundation
Catherine and Thomas Dunlay Family Fund*
James E. Evans Fund*
George Fabe Fund*
Farmer Family Foundation
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
George J. and Sudie M. Flick Fund of the Hamilton Community Foundation
David A. and Maryanne F. Foster Fund*
Gensler Butler Charitable Fund
Paul R. and Virginia Pearce Glick Fund*
Grote, Hobson and Zerbe Families
Huntington Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Jackman
The Andrew Jergens Foundation

Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati 

Beth Jones
Key Bank 
KFM Fund*
Louise J. Lang Fund for Indigent Needs of the Hamilton Community Foundation
The Manuel D. & Rhoda Mayerson Foundation
L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation
Ohio National Financial Services
Oliver Family Foundation
Pepper Family Fund*
The Daniel and Susan Pfau Foundation
Pleatman Fund*
PNC Bank Foundation
Rosenthal Family Foundation
Kent and Martha Savage Family Charitable Fund*
Julie Shifman Fund*
The Standard Charitable Foundation
Stern Family Charitable Fund*
TQL Foundation
Truist Foundation
United Way of Butler County
Williams, Clauder and Frisbie Families



*Denotes a fund of

  Greater Cincinnati Foundation

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