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

The team putting together LumenoCity 2014 is promising an even brighter show, a better sound system and a new LumenoCity Village, where families can enjoy activities, music and food all weekend long. Read more.

Lacking a deep-pocketed donor such as the Lilly Endowment Inc. in Indianapolis helps explain why a strong combination of both public and private donations are needed to restore Music Hall and Union Terminal. Read more.

People's Liberty hopes to change the city, to make the region a better and more interesting place. Read more.

The Cultural Facilities Task Force, formed by the Foundation, demonstrates why over $300 million is needed for renovation of  Music Hall and Union Terminal.
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First Batch, supported by the Foundation, helps entrepreneurs create the first production line for their prototypes. 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.