Leadership In Action

Invest in Your Community with the Cleveland Police Foundation
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Major Programs

Our goal is to build bridges of trust and understanding between police and all segments of the community; creating opportunities for positive police interaction with kids; and enhancing the mental health and wellness of police officers.

Police Officer Mental Health & Wellness Interactive Cops-Kids Activities Community Bridge Building Increase Capacity of Police Charities Division of Police Fiduciary Services
Officer Recognition for Exemplary Police Work
Scale-up capacity for Fishing with Cops events to involve more kids
Fund Coffee with Cops Dialogues
Police Mounted Unit
Manage Public/Private Contributions
Equine Therapy
Expand athletic and team sports programs through Police Athletic League
Community Organization Partnerships
Historical Museum & Archives
Manage District Funds
Mindfulness Program
Interactive arts program pairing cops and kids with similar interests in music, painting, and more.
Support Police District Community Meetings
Pipes & Drum Corps
Manage Funds for Donor-driven ShotSpotter Tech Trial
Therapy Dogs
Support Youth Dialogues thru 3 Team Alliance
Foundation Membership Program
Color Guard
Support Donor-driven Gun Buy-Back Program
Family Financial Support for Officers Killed in Line of Duty
PAL (Police Athletic League)
Support to Officers with Health Issues


Some of the efforts we support:

2023 - 2024 DONORS
All Metal
Clough Cleveland
DeChant Strategic Connections
Green Ribbon Coalition
Stevens Strategic

Steve Anthony* • Seth Briskin* • Dick Clough* • James Craciun* • Rick DeChant • Bill Dillingham* • Grant Dinner* • Richard Henry* • George Hwang* • Patrick Kenney* • Steve Lorton* • Alex Machaskee+ • Anthony Manna • Scott Mawaka • Richard Pace • Bob Rotatori* • Edward Stevens* • Roger Synenberg* • Donald Toth

(*) denotes Foundation board members


Raafat Abou-Ikdeh • Hamid Abdollahian • Keith Asamoto • Joseph Barrett • The Brace Family • Douglas Brown • Brian Cmolik • Harry Danik • Matt DeChant • Lois Ganley • Bob Guttu • Joseph Hall • Todd Harshman • Elizabeth Hejny • Dale Heyink • Jeffrey Hyvarinen • John Kikol • Natalie Laszcz • Jack Lieb • Fred Midgette • Chris Pannent • Kurt Walcutt • Todd Winter