Sponsored Programs and Research Services

The Reinberger Foundation

The Reinberger Foundation

Reinberger Foundation

27600 Chagrin Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44122
Telephone: (216) 292-2790
FAX: (216) 292-4466

Robert N. Reinberger, Director



The Reinberger Foundation is a private, independent foundation, established in the State of Ohio in 1968. The foundation does not maintain a web site.

Funding Mission:

Provide support to the arts, to social welfare, to Protestant churches, to institutions of higher education, and to medical research.

Under the Funding Mission, the foundation has interests in:

Aging; Aging, centers/services; Animals/wildlife, preservation/protection; Arts; Biomedicine; Cancer; Cancer research; Children/youth, services; Community development; Education; Environment; Family services; Health care; Health organizations; Historic preservation/historical societies; Hospitals (general); Media/communications; Medical research; Museums; Performing arts; Performing arts, dance; Performing arts, music; Performing arts, theater; Visual arts.

Geographic Limitations:
Funding is given in Ohio only; primarily in the Cleveland and Columbus metropolitan areas.

Giving Limitations:
No grants are given to individuals, or for seed money, emergency funds, land acquisition, demonstration projects, or conferences; there are no loans.

Types of Support that may be obtained from the foundation include:
Annual campaigns, Building/renovation, Capital campaigns, Continuing support, Debt reduction, Endowments, Equipment, General/operating support, Matching/challenge support, Program development, Publication, Research, Scholarship funds

How to Apply:

  • An application form is not required but Application guidelines, Grants list, and a foundation brochure that includes the application guidelines may be obtained from the foundation.
  • Initial approach: Proposal
  • Copies of proposal: 1

Funding Timeline:

  • Board meeting dates are February, May, August, and November
  • Deadline(s): None
  • Final notification: 6 months

Foundation Officers:
Richard H. Oman, Secretary

Foundation Directors:

  • Sara R. Dyer
  • Karen R. Hooser
  • Robert N. Reinberger
  • William C. Reinberger

The Glenmede Trust Company

Financial information:
As of 12/31/01:
Assets: $75,299,032 (M) (FY2001)
Expenditures, $5,260,785
Giving, $4,483,473 (including: $4,483,473 for 74 grants with the highest being $250,000 and the lowest being $1,200; and an average grant size of: $5,000-$100,000)

Qualifying distributions, $4,773,091