Tara Noland, Executive Director GreenLight Cincinnati
Bethesda Inc., a major funder of health care transformation and co-sponsor of TriHealth, today announced a $350,000 investment in GreenLight Cincinnati. GreenLight Cincinnati, part of a national venture philanthropy organization, raises and invests funds to bring innovative, high-impact approaches to Cincinnati that improve the economic mobility, opportunities and outcomes for low-income children, youth and families.
This gift from Bethesda Inc. marks a target for GreenLight Cincinnati, bringing the total amount raised locally for this first fund to $2.5M. This is a milestone amount as it enables GreenLight to fully fund investment in portfolio organizations for each of the next three years.
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About the GreenLight Fund
The GreenLight Fund, headquartered in Boston, MA, transforms the lives of children, youth and families in high-poverty urban areas by creating local infrastructure and a consistent annual process to: identify critical needs; import innovative, entrepreneurial programs that have a significant, measurable impact; and galvanize local support to help programs reach and sustain impact in the new city. Working in Boston since 2003, Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay Area since 2012 and Cincinnati since 2015, GreenLight aims to grow a national network of GreenLight sites that learn and work collaboratively to find and spread proven nonprofit solutions that achieve meaningful and measurable impact in our communities on the issues that matter most. Learn more at: www.greenlightfund.org.
About Bethesda Inc.
Bethesda Inc. is a major funder of health care transformation and co-sponsor of TriHealth, the leading integrated health delivery system in Southwest Ohio. Since 2010, Bethesda Inc. has invested over $29 million in grants to transform health care delivery in Greater Cincinnati. Bethesda Inc. also oversees the operations of Bethesda Fertility Center, the region’s leading fertility center helping people reach their goal of parenthood, and Bethesda Foundation, which provides support for Bethesda hospitals, Hospice of Cincinnati, and Fernside, the nation’s second-oldest children’s grief center. For more information visit bethesda-inc.org.