The Cleveland Police Foundation

The Cleveland Police Foundation is an alliance of business and civic leaders, law enforcement organizations and citizens committed to the ideal that a dedicated, well-trained police department leads to a safer community. Our mission is to strengthen the bond between members of the Cleveland Division of Police and the residents it serves.

The Power of Community!

What We Do

The Cleveland Police Foundation funds youth and community outreach programs, community policing initiatives, crime prevention and safety programs, police charities, support for the members of the Division of Police to help them better perform their duties, investment in advanced education and training, and funding for specialized equipment and technology.

Some of the Efforts We Support

  • Unity in the Community
  • Handgun & assault weapon buyback
  • Cops for Kids fishing outings
  • Cleveland Police Children’s Holiday Party
  • Uniforms for the CPF Pipes & Drums
  • Youth athletic programs
  • GCPOMS Memorial & Service
  • Cops for Causes
  • Partnering with umbrella charities
  • D.A.R.E. to Resist Drugs and Violence
  • Our officers’ wellness and physical fitness
  • CPD Law Enforcement Explorer Post

Investing in a Safe Community - Cleveland Police Foundation 2015-16 Partners


Please help us accomplish our mission to support our Cleveland Police Officers in their efforts to engage the community and forge stronger bonds with the citizens they serve.

Make a Donation

The Cleveland Police Foundation Wish List

  • $10,000: Expansion of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial
  • $10,000: Cargo Truck for our COPS FOR KIDS Program
  • $7,500: Cleveland Police Umbrella Charities
  • $5,000: COPS FOR KIDS Program
  • $5,000: Physical Fitness Equipment for CPD Members
  • $5,000: Family Holiday Parties in 5 Police Districts
  • $2,500: Annual Community Awards & Police Officer-of-the-Month Programs
  • $2,500: Random Acts of Kindness Gift Card Program
  • $2,500: Teddy Bears, Baseballs, Footballs & Bikes for Children in Need

Support Greater Cleveland

Support Greater Cleveland: Helping Small Businesses and Local CharitiesSupport Greater Cleveland is an innovative program designed to help small businesses and local charities. The program was created through a unique alliance between the Cleveland Police Foundation and its affiliate charities, community partners, and mobile app developer Imprompt2.

phoneWe’ve teamed up to bring the whaddayawannado app to Cleveland.

When the app launches in Cleveland on May 15, 2015, consumers will be able to choose from hundreds of daily offers on local goods and services.

The app is designed to help small businesses attract customers during slow periods through the use of exclusive discounts and rewards.

For more information, go to

Whaddyawannado app benefit cycle

  • Local charities benefit from a shared interest in the transactions fees paid by merchants.
  • Small businesses benefit from increased revenue during slow periods with no upfront cost and no minimum monthly fee.
  • Consumers benefit from everyday discounts on local goods and services, while earning rewards points and supporting local charities.
  • Community partners benefit from recognition for their support of small businesses and local charities.

2016 Community Partners

* 2015 Community Event Sponsors

All Metal Sales *

ArcelorMittal *

City of Cleveland Division of Parks, Recreation & Properties

City of Cleveland Division of Police

Cleveland Cavaliers *

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic Protective Services

Cleveland Cops For Kids

Cleveland City Councilman Joe

Cleveland Department of Public Utilities

Cleveland Indians *

Cleveland Police Athletic League (PAL)

Cleveland Police Historical Society & Museum

Cleveland Police Honor Guard

Cleveland Police Mounted Unit Charitable Trust

Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association *

Craciun Funeral

The Edward A. & Catherine L. Lozick Foundation *

ESPN 850 WKNR, 1540 KNR2, & ESPN

First Interstate Properties *

Forest City *

The Gallagher Family

Ganley Auto Group

Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society (GCPOMS)

Horseshoe Casino *

Inner Visions of Cleveland

Jennifer and Grant Dinner *

Julio Santiago

The House of LaRose

McMahan’s Wrecking

Milano Monuments *

Mitchell’s Ice Cream

Motorola Solutions *

Ohio Crime Prevention Association

Pipes & Drums of the Cleveland Police

Rid-All Green Partnership

Target, Steelyard Commons

View our 2015 Partners


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