Nonprofits Are Making It Work by Collaborating; Magnet and Wire-Net Have Different Approaches, But Similar Goals for Region

"Our region's economy will be more competitive the more [MAGNET and WIRE-Net] and others can collaborate to create value for manufacturers,” says Fund Director of Regional Engagement Chris Thompson, in this May 3, 2015, Crain's Cleveland Business article.

Team NEO's Job Preparation Efforts Lag Behind State

“There is a lot of work to be done in the coming months to move from the recognition of this reality to having an effective way of working together that really leverages all of our regional strengths,” says Fund President Brad Whitehead in reference to Northeast Ohio's business development performance in this May 3, 2015, Crain's Cleveland Business article

Jobs in Northeast Ohio: Who's Getting Them and Why It Matters

Fund Director of Research and Evaluation Emily Garr Pacetti writes in this Plain Dealer op-ed that "research points the region to a loftier goal than just adding 'jobs.' Rather, we should invest in good jobs, while ensuring that all segments of the population have access to them."



Avoiding “Coblaboration:” How Engaging Public Sector Leaders Can Lead to Successful Cross-sector Collaborations

Our Chris Thompson, director of regional engagement, writes on The Intersector Project Blog that public officials are well positioned to help their communities address the three keys to successful collaborations. 

Attention Cross-Sector Collaboration Champions: Are We Forgetting the Public Sector?

The Intersector Project Executive Director Neil Britto asked a provocative question recently in RouteFiftyAre those of us who seek to improve cross-sector collaboration in the United States to improve public welfare forgetting what could be our most important client — the public sector? Our Chris Thompson, director of regional engagement, responds with his own observations on engaging the public sector in cross-sector collaborations here


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