June 28, 2016

Partly sunny

Nord Family Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in grants

AMHERST — The Board of Trustees of the Nord Family Foundation awarded grants of more than $1.2 million at its late October meeting. The foundation gives grants to organizations in areas including Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, Columbia, S.C., Denver and Boston. The Nord Family Foundation is a successor to the trust established by Walter G. Read More…

Clinton Foundation admits mistakes in revealing donors

WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors, saying that its policies on transparency and contributions from foreign governments are “stronger than ever.” Maura Pally posted the statement Sunday on the foundation’s website amid swirling questions Read More…

SAFER grant helps Elyria keep firefighters

The Elyria Fire Department will once again be the recipient of a multimillion dollar federal grant, which temporarily will save the jobs of 23 young firefighters who faced layoff without the infusion of cash. The city received word Wednesday afternoon that it had been awarded $3.69 million through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s SAFER grant Read More…