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Samolczyk Picked to Chair Fund

The Canton Repository reports on Mark Samolczyk of Stark Community Foundation being named Fund chair.

Experts Say Sprawl Can Stifle Job Access

Our Fund's President Brad Whitehead and Director of Civic Innovation and Insight Peter Truog discuss the economic imperative of better connecting people to jobs, in this Crain's Cleveland Business piece.

Akron Announces Board Appointments, CEO Search for Bounce Innovation District

Crain's Cleveland Business announces news that Deborah Hoover of our member Burton D. Morgan Foundation was named chair of Bounce in Akron, while our Akron Entreprenuership Fellow was picked as the organization's first Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advocate.

Mayor Dan Horrigan Announces Board Members and CEO Search For New Bounce Innovation Center

Deborah Hoover, of our member Burton D. Morgan Foundation, is named chair of the new Bounce innovation center in Akron, while our Fund's Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow Heather Roszczyk is picked to serve as the organization's first Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advocate.

Personal View: Akron's Immigrant Entrepreneurs Need a Help Group

Our Fund's Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow Heather Roszczyk discusses the need for an entity whose primary focus is to help entrepreneur-minded immigrants succeed. "Their success will be the success of Akron," she writes.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Our Fund is as important today for the future of our region as it was 13 years ago when it started, and our region’s biggest challenges will benefit from collaborative philanthropy.

Source Lunch with ... Brad Whitehead

Crain's Cleveland Business' Jay Miller sits down with Fund President Brad Whitehead over Thai food to talk about Growth & Opportunity, the jobs of the future, and the best advice he's ever received. 

Seeing the Whole Picture

A map of Northeast Ohio's job hubs is a starting point to understanding where we should prioritize future business expansion, public transportation, workforce services, and other community assets so that we can improve connections of people and jobs.

New Research from the Fund for Our Economic Future Identifies Northeast Ohio's Job Hubs

Understanding where high concentrations of economic activity are can help civic leaders align development and investment to drive growth that works for everyone.

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