Emergency grants

See what we have accomplished, how donations get allocated to sustain our programs, and our strategic plan for the upcoming years in our first annual report.

keith lanser, MA

Board President

Mount St. Joseph


Save The Date

11th Annual Recognition Breakfast, February 2019

Janet Walsh

Board Secretary

Independent Consultant

Our vision is for Greater Cincinnati English language learners to:

  • Appreciate and are proud of their cultural identities;
  • Receive the needed support service for their education;
  • Graduate from high school and succeed in college;
  • Become self-sufficient;
  • Become meaningful contributors to our society;
  • And serve in their communities as role models


academic lives 

Our core values


Cultural identities 


​​​​​College scholarships

leo calderon, MPA

Board Vice President

Northern Kentucky University

Check back soon for more information on the 11th Annual Recognition Breakfast that is currently scheduled for February of 2019.  

Our Mission

Meet Our board


The ELL Foundation can now be found on Guidestar! Check out our new Guidestar profile here. Donations can also be made through our Guidestar profile. 

2017 Annual Report

The 2019 Scholarship Application will be posted to our website in August of 2018.   

who we are

  • Educational equality
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Linguistic diversity
  • Pride in self/ dignity of all persons
  • Social justice
  • Stewardship

Our mission is helping Greater Cincinnati English language learners to become successful in their academic lives while fostering their cultural identity.

Starting the 2018-2019 academic year, the ELL Foundation will offer emergency grants for local ELL college students who are experiencing temporary financial emergencies, focusing on hunger, housing, and transportation. The application will be released on our website in August of 2018. Check back soon for more information! 

English Language Learning Foundation | P.O. Box 19975, Cincinnati, OH 45219 | development.events@ellfoundationcinci.org

sister Margarita M. Brewer, SC

Founder and President Emeritus

Our Vision

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English Language Learning Foundation, Inc.