The Fund for Our Economic Future is not blind to the injustices repeatedly levied on black and brown people. Our communities will not thrive until we fully value and embrace the humanity and contributions of people of color. We support the continued fight for racial equity and share in the responsibility of combating racism.

OUR WORK

Two Tomorrows

Our Fund’s work is grounded in the priorities called for in The Two Tomorrows. We support integrated job creation, job preparation and job access strategies, with deliberate attention to eliminating systemic race-based inequities and the barriers to opportunity they create and exacerbate. Learn more, download full report.

Job Creation

Not all jobs are good jobs. We’re working to drive long-term, sustainable economic growth.

Job Preparation

There are an abundance of job seekers and an abundance of positions going unfilled in Northeast Ohio. We’re working to close the gap.

Northeast Ohio Job Access

The vitality of Northeast Ohio’s economy depends on its ability to connect people to good jobs. We’re working to bring jobs to people and people to jobs.

OUR MISSION

Growth & Opportunity

RESEARCH & RESOURCES

IN THE NEWS

‘Power player’ Joe Roman’s retirement from Greater Cleveland Partnership signals another end for old guard civic leaders
05
Jul

‘Power player’ Joe Roman’s retirement from Greater Cleveland Partnership signals another end for old guard civic leaders

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage

Fund’s Brad Whitehead quoted in story about Roman’s career and Greater Cleveland Partnership’s upcoming leadership change.

Crain’s Cleveland Look Back: The 2000s brought challenges and changes to city, region
28
Jun

Crain’s Cleveland Look Back: The 2000s brought challenges and changes to city, region

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage

Our region stands on the cusp of a leadership sea change.

Cleveland.com Editorial: It’s time to make Cleveland’s civic leadership less stultified, more diverse and inclusive
24
Jun

Cleveland.com Editorial: It’s time to make Cleveland’s civic leadership less stultified, more diverse and inclusive

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage

Editorial cites Brad Whitehead’s comments about making room for the next generation of leadership when announcing his decision to step down as the Fund’s President in November 2019.

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