The Fund for Our Economic Future is looking for a qualified director of development and funder engagement. See the full job description for more information on the position. Interested individuals should contact Carolyn Cleveland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-456-9811.
In an editorial from the Akron Beacon Journal, our Fund's job access research is referenced with the observation: "A conversation on how better to connect workers with jobs must continue and extend beyond discussions about the bus system to include ways to reverse suburban sprawl and develop new jobs in the city."
Crain's Cleveland Business has lunch with Chris Thompson, who recently went out on his own as a consultant after a decade with our Fund, to discuss his new endeavor, collaboration, and fly fishing, of course.
In The New York Times Economic Scene column, Eduardo Porter writes about the results of the national WorkAdvance demonstration, supported in Northeast Ohio by our Fund and others. The headline: The results are heartening.
WorkAdvance, the national, five-year demonstration program that our Fund supported in Northeast Ohio, exhibits promising results, with significant impact on earnings. More to come later this summer on the Northeast Ohio-specific results!
The Business Journal reports that three Mahoning Valley-based funders jointly commit $100,000 over three years to our Fund for a voting membership. Chris Thompson, our director of regional engagement, talks about our Fund's work in the Valley.