Wanted: Innovative Ideas to Fight Poverty

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland launches new fellowship to help fight poverty through innovation.

Fund for Our Economic Future Takes Aim at Regional Economic Growth

Smart Business talks to our President Brad Whitehead about our work and the transformational opportunity in front of us, one that will "require fundamental changes in the industry mix, how innovation is thought about and promoted, how the workforce is prepared and how infrastructure connects firms, people and opportunities."

Who's Who in Northeast Ohio

Leaders from many of our members, grantees and partners, as well as our President Brad Whitehead, are highlighted in Crain's Cleveland Business' 2017 Who's Who list.


Making Effective Collaboration Possible

Using our Fund's Collaboration Handbook, "you can actually walk through whether the right preconditions exist for a collaboration to be possible and how, if it is, to make sure it’s successful," writes Mark Samolczyk, president and CEO of Stark Community Foundation and vice chair of our Fund, on the Philanthropy Front and Center-Cleveland blog. 

Personal View: Job Hubs Offer Shared Approach

In this Personal View piece for Crain's Cleveland Business, Director of Civic Innovation and Insight Peter Truog writes about the powerful potential of civic leaders across multiple sectors all using the same definition of job hubs to guide future decision making. 

5 Ways Akron is Redefining Entrepreneurship

Heather Roszczyk, our Fund's Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow, dispels myths about the entrepreneurship scene there and shares insights on why now's a great time to start something in Akron, in this post for the Meeting of the Minds blog.

Coalition Selling Region on Jobs Task Force

"Where (qualified job candidates) are matters," said Bethia Burke, director of strategy and resource allocation at our Fund in this Crain's Cleveland Business article on the potential to concentrate growth around job hubs in the region so that we might improve residents' access to jobs and employers' access to talent. "It matters for economic competitiveness, and the trends are not in our favor."


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