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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

It’s Your Business: Investing in Bloomington’s future
13
Jul

It’s Your Business: Investing in Bloomington’s future

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage, Newsroom

Recently, we have been diving into what the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 can mean for our community.

Brad Whitehead and Gordon Gray on State and Local COVID-19 Relief Funding
26
Apr

Brad Whitehead and Gordon Gray on State and Local COVID-19 Relief Funding

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage, Newsroom

Brad Whitehead and Gordon Gray talked about the state and local funding in the American Rescue Plan on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal on April 26, 2021. Watch

Crain’s editorial: Spend wisely
04
Apr

Crain’s editorial: Spend wisely

Sara McCarthy Media Coverage, Newsroom

The past year has been rough, but with the federal government’s help, it has not been as brutal on state and local governments’ finances as originally

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