Ways to Give

Our work would not be possible without support from our generous donors. There are many ways to support the work of Over-the-Rhine Community Housing on behalf of low-income residents.



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Gifts of Stock

For stock held in brokerage accounts, your broker can assist you in making a gift of stock via a direct transfer to Over-the-Rhine Community Housing. Learn more here about how to make a gift of stock.

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Wire Transfers or Mutual Funds

Please contact Claire, Director of Philanthropy & Communications, at [email protected] or 513-381-1171 x 117, if you are interested in making a donation via wire transfer or mutual funds.

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Estate Gifts

Remember Over-the-Rhine Community Housing as a beneficiary in your life insurance, annuity, or estate document. Contact Claire, Director of Philanthropy & Communications, at [email protected] or 513-381-1171 x 117 to learn more.

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Employer Matching Programs

Many employers participate in gift matching programs. Check below to see if your employer matches your philanthropic contributions and directions on how they ask you to submit these.

Other Ways to Give

There are many ways you can make a gift to Over-the-Rhine Community Housing.

Make a gift by check to Over-the-Rhine Community Housing, 114 W. 14th Street Cincinnati, OH 45202.

How You Help

Your generous donation goes beyond monetary value; it’s the key to building strong foundations for families and individuals in need. With your help, we construct affordable housing units that provide not just shelter but a stepping stone to a brighter future. Together, we break the cycle of poverty, offering stability that empowers residents to pursue education, employment, and a higher quality of life.

But your impact doesn’t stop there. Your contribution fuels the transformation of entire communities, creating vibrant neighborhoods that foster a sense of belonging and pride. We believe in the power of affordable housing to empower dreams – from a child’s quiet space to study to a family sharing a warm meal together. Your support is the catalyst for these transformative moments, making a lasting difference in the lives of those we serve.

Join us in building a world where everyone has a place to call home. Your contribution is not just a donation; it’s a profound investment in the well-being of our community. Thank you for being a crucial part of this journey.

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Your support enables us to provide quality-stable housing for all in a socially, racially, and economically inclusive community.

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Your support allows us to develop and manage hundreds homes in Cincinnati.

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Your support provides a wide spectrum of affordable and supportive housing options to benefit low-income families succeed.

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Your support helps give residents in Cincinnati a place to call home.


Thank You to Our Partners

Bob & Lisa Dorsey, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation, Ed and Joann Hubert Family Foundation, The Edelweiss Foundation, General Electric Evendale Plant Employees Community Service Fund, George and Margaret McLane Foundation, Gregory and Kathleen Harmeyer, The Hueneke Foundation, Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Jennifer Andrew Jergens Foundation, Jens G, Rosenkrantz Jr Charitable Fund, Manuel and Rhoda Mayerson Family Foundation, Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation, Michael & Martha Strawser, Michael Rodarte Charitable Fund, Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, Rosenthal Family Foundation, Thomas Emery Memorial Foundation, The Unnewehr Foundation, The Spaulding Foundation, Sutphin Family Foundation, and Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation

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Your Impact Assured

At Over-the-Rhine Community Housing, your contribution is channeled toward our programs and services, 97% of our budget goes directly to programs supporting our neighbors, while only 3% of our total budget is spent on administration expenses.





We also endorse the Donor Bill of Rights, created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.