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. cincinnatiobservatory.org

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

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. cincinnatiunioncoop.org

Environmental Community Organization is a network dedicated preserving community and environmental health. eco-comm.org

Equality Cincinnati works on behalf of the LGBTQ people in Greater Cincinnati to end discrimination in housing, workplace, and socially. equalitycincinnati.com

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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.  firststephome.org

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. glsen.org

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

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.   hrcci.org 

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

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

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. lfaw.org

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.  lwvcincinnati.org

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

MORTAR connects underserved entrepreneurs to the tools and resources needed to succeed in business and creates opportunities to build communities through entrepreneurship.  wearemortar.com

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.  musechoir.org

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.  ojpc.org 

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.  otrch.org

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.  supportppswo.org

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

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

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.  transformationsCDC

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.  ucancincinnati.org

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.  upspring.org

Visionaries + Voices provides exhibition opportunities, studio space, supplies, and support to more than 125 visual artists with disabilities.  visionariesandvoices.com

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

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