We envision a Northeast Ohio economy with good jobs and rising incomes for everyone.
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.
RESEARCH & RESOURCES
Collateral sanctions block or restrict those with a felony conviction from accessing certain kinds of jobs, serving as a de facto life sentence.
In 2017, we set out to better understand whether the jobs, payroll and capital gains of our job creation grantees advance Growth & Opportunity.
This pilot demonstrated an ability to deliver workforce services more effectively for low-income individuals and connect employers to talent.
IN THE NEWS
Crain’s Cleveland Business calls recent changes at the Fund “a strong example” for rest of region.
The Fund has added eight members to the board through a new path, called civic membership.
The Fund for Our Economic Future is making good on promises of change.
ON THE BLOG
This week, we launched a brand-new website. This new site features several improvements over our previous home on the web. Our main priority was making our research and other resources more easily accessible to Northeast Ohio residents, our members, collaborators, and those within the economic development sphere.