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

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

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Crain’s editorial: Spend wisely
Crain’s editorial: Spend wisely

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

Crain's Cleveland Business
The Fund for Our Economic Future hires new jobs director
The Fund for Our Economic Future hires new jobs director

Bishara Addison will join the Fund in April as its director of job preparation. Janine Kaiser, who had been serving in that position since 2019, will

How should local leaders use their American Rescue Plan funding?
How should local leaders use their American Rescue Plan funding?

Among the $1.9 trillion worth of federal COVID-19 relief in the newly signed American Rescue Plan Act is $350 billion for “Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.”

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Fund for Our Economic Future Welcomes Bishara Addison as Director of Job Preparation
Fund for Our Economic Future Welcomes Bishara Addison as Director of Job Preparation

The addition expands the Fund’s staff focused on talent initiatives in Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND—March 26, 2021—Bishara Addison will join the Fund for Our Economic Future as

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Addressing mismatch of affordable housing and jobs with community-driven innovation
Addressing mismatch of affordable housing and jobs with community-driven innovation

CWRU and CSU partner with Cuyahoga County and The Fund for Our Economic Future to address regional mobility issues

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The Paradox Prize Awards MetroHealth Grant to Test Commuting Program
The Paradox Prize Awards MetroHealth Grant to Test Commuting Program

Pilot project seeks to incentivize public transit use, improve recruitment and retention, and influence social determinants of health among employees

Press Release from the Fund
Cleveland Innovation Project announces initiatives to propel region’s growth
Cleveland Innovation Project announces initiatives to propel region’s growth

The Cleveland Innovation Project announced its vision for how to establish Cleveland as a leading Midwestern region for technology-led growth and inclusion by 2030 at Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Annual Meeting.

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