About Us

Vet with a dogCommunity Shares of Greater Cincinnati is a partnership of 28 local nonprofit organizations building social and economic equity and a healthy environment in Greater Cincinnati.

As a 501(c) (3) Community Shares raises awareness and support for its member organizations through workplace giving campaigns, professional enrichment, community education, and a variety of innovative initiatives.

Our Members

Community Shares member groups identify and address pressing issues in Greater Cincinnati. They empower those in need by providing a continuum of services and support. Visit the Member Organizations section of our website to learn more or you can view an alphabetical list of our members.



5 Ways to Support Community Shares

  1. Donate online now.
  2. Join our team as a volunteer.
  3. Support us at our next event.
  4. Tell your friends about Community Shares.
  5. Select Community Shares as your favorite non-profit organization and use GoodSearch.com every time you search or shop online.


What's happening at Community Shares?

Check out our Events Calendar to find out more about future Community Shares Events


Community Shares is a proud member of:

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Since 1996 Community Shares has raised funds for its member organizations through workplace giving campaigns. A workplace giving campaign is a program that offers employees the opportunity to make charitable contributions through payroll deduction.

Community Shares is unique in that each donor has complete flexibility in choosing the organizations he supports. A donor can contribute to one, a few or all of Community Shares member organizations. A Community Shares workplace giving campaign requires few resources on the part of an employer and is an efficient way for employees to connect to organizations that positively impact Greater Cincinnati.

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All Community Shares member groups participate in the organization's work, keeping administrative costs to a minimum and making every contribution more responsive to community needs.  To further ensure the positive impact of every dollar donated each member organization must demonstrate financial responsibility and progress towards its mission annually.

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Community Shares member organizations improve our community by tackling the root causes of issues. They seek positive and innovate solutions to problems that affect us all. Investing in Community Shares today helps to ameliorate social, economic and environmental problems in Greater Cincinnati and reduces the costs that society (we) would otherwise have to pay to fix even larger problems in the future.

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At Community Shares we connect caring donors with organizations that positively change people's lives, and distribute donations to participating member organizations based entirely on choices indicated by our donors.
Community Shares has raised over $2 million and assisted over half a million people in Greater Cincinnati.