The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation embraces the passion and commitment that the Hailes had for communities on both banks of the Ohio River and their desire to advance the quality of life for our region. As a private family foundation, we are honored and humbled to represent Carol and Ralph in helping to change our communities for the better through collaboration and innovation. Read more.

 

Foundation News Updates

A diverse coalition of community leaders seek to help close the achievement gaps facing disadvantaged and minority students. Read more.

A high-profile and diverse, cross-sector group of community leaders has been convened to determine how to pay for two years of quality preschool for all kids and is expected to be put before Cincinnati-area voters in the fall of 2016. Read more. 

Carol Ann's Carousel opened Saturday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony, drawing hundreds of kids from the Tri-State region. Read more.

Meet Jonathan Queen--the artist commissioned to paint the parks landscapes and city landmarks adorning the carousel--as well as several of the animals you can ride on Carol Ann's Carousel. Read more.

Carol Ann's Carousel, honoring Carol Ann Haile, is set to open May 16 on her birthday. Read more.

People's Liberty launches its final program, awarding eight project grants to individual area residents to implement their innovative ideas and impact their communities. Read more.

Carol Ann's Carousel is finally coming together. Read more.

Reconnecting young bodies and minds to the outdoors has some surprising results. Read more.

Lumenocity will return but will start charging admissions, add an additional show and reduce the capacity of the viewing lawn. Read more. 

UC Health has signed on as the first major corporate sponsor of Cincy Red Bike. Read more.

StrivePartnership report card show regional gains in test scores but gaps still exist for poor and minority students. Read more.

People's Liberty opens its offices in the former Globe Building at Findlay Market. Read more.

People's Liberty Initiative

People's Liberty is a philanthropic lab that brings together civic-minded talent to address challenges and uncover opportunities that accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati. People's Liberty invests directly in individuals through funding and mentorship, creating a new, replicable model for grantmakers in other cities. Click here for more information.