Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati is a local federation of charities with 27 members. We are an affiliate of Community Shares USA, a national network across 14 states that connect, fund and raise awareness for community groups fighting for fairness, equality, and opportunities for all.

social justice pic 4Cincinnati Observatory Center is a working 19th century observatory specializing in cutting-edge STEM education for K16 students and engaging science outreach to the public. 

Cincinnati Permaculture Institute brings educational opportunities to the Greater Cincinnati area in Permaculture, Green Building, and Sustainable Living.

Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative strives to create a Cincinnati economy with family supporting jobs, providing opportunity for marginalized people to build wealth through worker ownership.

Environmental Community Organization is a network dedicated preserving community and environmental health.

Equality Ohio advocates and educates to achieve fair treatment and equal opportunity for all Ohioans regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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First Step Home, Inc. provides holistic, gender specific addictions and mental health services in a home like environment that promotes healthy living and family strengthening.  

GLSEN Greater Cincinnati strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. 

Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless is committed to the eradication of homelessness by coordinating services, education, and advocacy. 

Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati to be a top 10 metro area for sustainability by 2020. 

Health Resource Center of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. is a certified and accredited Nurse Managed Psychiatric and Medical Clinic providing indigent care for those who cannot access services at other agencies.  

IMAGO offers a variety of urban nature preservation programs to inspire sustainable lifestyles that enrich individuals, families, and communities while benefiting the planet and future generations.  

K.A.S.S.I.E. Project offers a non-traditional healing initative for survivors of sexual & domestic violence struggling with & needing support with moving into a healthy life after abuse.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful promotes beautification and litter prevention through environmental education and community engagement.  

League for Animal Welfare is the area’s oldest non-profit no-kill animal shelter and works to ensure all dogs and cats have homes where they can thrive mentally and physically.

League of Women Voters – Cincinnati Education Fund provides trusted nonpartisan information about voting and issues to citizens. They encourage informed and active participation in government.  

Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) helps people with developmental disabilities realize their aspirations and independence through housing, employment, and residential services.  

MUSE Cincinnati Women’s Choir is dedicated to musical excellence and social change by creating concert experiences that entertain, inspire, motivate, heal, and create a feeling of community with the audience.  

Ohio Justice and Policy Center creates fair, intelligent, redemptive criminal-justice systems through zealous client-centered advocacy, innovative policy reform, and cross-sector community education.  

Over-the-Rhine Community Housing works to build and sustain a diverse neighborhood that values/benefits low-income residents. They developed and manage a resident-centered, affordable housing that promote inclusiveness.  

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region prevents unintended pregnancy and empowers individuals with the knowledge, opportunity, and freedom to make private decisions about reproductive and sexual health.  

Queen City Foundation improves educational opportunities and resources for greater Cincinnati’s talented minority scholars 4th – 12th grade.

Red Bike provides a low-cost, healthy, and green transportation option that makes Greater Cincinnati a more vibrant and connected community.

Shelter House is Greater Cincinnati’s largest homeless shelter and offers housing, help and hope to both men and women who are experiencing homelessness.  

The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project offers a non-traditional healing initiative for survivors of sexual & domestic violence. 

Transformations CDC works to build bridges to recovery, overcome the legacy of slavery, prejudice and racism, strengthen families, restore community, and nurture and support children.  

Tri-State Freethinkers provides community service and advocacy for equal rights and the separation of church and state. 

United Coalition for Animals (UCAN) provides professional, low-cost spay/neuter services to prevent the deaths of dogs and cats in Greater Cincinnati area shelters. 

ucan picUpSpring provides educational and enrichment programming, school resources, and specialized services to thousands of children and youth experiencing homelessness annually in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  

Winton Place Youth Center is a safe place for neighborhood children where they make positive contributions to the community, now–and as adults.  

Woman’s City Club engages all citizens in the shaping of our shared future through education, collaboration, empowerment and engagement.  

Youth at the Center connects children, youth and young adults to leadership development opportunities that advance their personal and professional growth.

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