75th Anniversary

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Endowment Fund Challenge

Help ensure the Center’s next 75 years of connecting children and families with nature by making a donation to the Endowment Fund. The Fleming Family Foundation has made a challenge gift to encourage $75,000 in new donations to the Fund in celebration of the Center’s diamond anniversary!

The Endowment Fund is a long term investment fund that sustains the mission. A Board-approved spending policy directs support to the Center’s programs each year while allowing the investments to grow through earnings for the long term. The Endowment Fund is currently valued at $3,000,000.

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Bober Markey Fedorovich

Eaton Corporation Charitable Fund

FirstEnergy Foundation

Heinen's Fine Foods

Hyland Software, Inc.


Maloney + Novotny

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Rockport Senior Living
Ross Foundation

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Sherwin Williams
Ziegler | Metzger

Foundations and Organizations

The Bay Village Foundation
Bonne Bell Family Foundation
George W. Codrington Foundation
Dorn Family Foundation
The Fleming Family Foundation

Fox Charitable Foundation

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Women’s Board

The Laub Foundation
Arthur B. McBride, Sr. Family Foundation
Patricia McRoberts

Nash Family Foundation
Nord Family Foundation
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
The Perkins Charitable Foundation

Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust

The Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation
The Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust
The Stocker Foundation

The Helen F. Stolier and Louis Stolier Family Foundation
United Way of Greater Lorain County, Inc.

The Clara Weiss Fund

Westlake-Bay Village Rotary Club

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