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Fund for Our Economic Future Announces Two New Staff Members

Fund additions will help take Growth & Opportunity work to next level.

The Fund for Our Economic Future Seeks Director of Development and Funder Engagement

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 ccleveland@thefundneo.org or 216-456-9811.

Sparkling and Blighted, Convention Cities Spotlight Ignored Urban Issues

Kurt Karakul of our member Third Federal Foundation is quoted in this New York Times story about rising economic inequality in Cleveland, host of the 2016 Republican National Convention. 

Fund Treasurer Bill LaPlace Makes Crain's List of Eight Over 80

Our Treasurer Bill LaPlace of the Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust is recognized by Crain's Cleveland Business for his contributions to civic and philanthropic efforts in Northeast Ohio.

Metro RTA and That Gap Between Jobs and Workers

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."

More Than a Roadway

Good things in Milwaukee’s 30th Street Industrial Corridor can certainly happen here.

Source Lunch with ... Chris Thompson

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.

WorkAdvance Project Helps Boost Earnings of Low-income Workers

Philanthropy News Digest writes about the WorkAdvance findings.

Job Training Works. So Why Not Do More?

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.

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