Why Corporate Partnership?

Cleveland Leadership Center Corporate Partners have the vision and passion to use their resources and abilities for the greater good of our region. Partners help build a robust network of leaders across generations to advance our region now and into the future.

Civically engaged leaders develop a shared sense of purpose that strengthens their ability to address community challenges and strengthens their impact in their workplaces. An investment in the Leadership Center advances our region and provides you and your team members a host of opportunities to engage and learn, and highlights your organization’s commitment to our community.

Gain recognition and exposure
Elevate your company’s profile across the community. Build brand awareness within our ever-growing alumni base (9,000+) of established and emerging leaders. Be seen as a forward-thinking civic supporter.

Create community impact
By supporting the Leadership Center, you are investing in Cleveland’s current and future leadership and creates a stronger, more vibrant Cleveland.

Realize a return on your investment
The benefits you receive from your investment will provide you and your team unparalleled networking and foster a social, civic, and economic environment for your company to thrive.

Multi-year Partnerships now available
Let us know the community can count on your ongoing CLC support and help us spend more time focused on our mission. Multi-year Partners are invited to a special networking reception with CLC Board members and leaders new to Cleveland. Doubling your impact with a multi-year Partnership ensures we can count on your support and enables us to focus even more on our mission.

For information on Corporate Partnership, email Michael Bennett or call (216) 592-2426.

Thank you for helping CLC develop strong, connected leaders ready to take on the expected and unexpected challenges of our region … and beyond.

CORPORATE PARTNER BENEFITS

Platinum Corporate Partner benefits
($25,000+ annual investment)

  • Blog post on CLC website*
  • CLC social media post recognition with tag
  • Presence at Campus Cleveland career event
  • Spark Leadership Symposium acknowledgment
  • CLC home page scrolling company logo
  • Link to company site on the recognition page
  • 6 Civic Leadership Institute seats per year
  • Recognition before current Leadership Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders classes
  • 6 tickets to Spark leadership symposium
  • 6 tickets to Accelerate
  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

*Thought leadership submission on civic or business issue, subject to CLC approval

Diamond Corporate Partner benefits
($15,000 – 24,999 annual investment)

  • Presence at Campus Cleveland career event
  • Spark Leadership Symposium acknowledgment
  • CLC home page scrolling company logo
  • Link to company site on the recognition page
  • 4 Civic Leadership Institute seats per year
  • Recognition before current Leadership Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders classes
  • 4 tickets to Spark leadership symposium
  • 5 tickets to Accelerate
  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

Gold Partner benefits
($10,000 – 24,999 annual investment)

  • Spark Leadership Symposium acknowledgment
  • CLC home page scrolling company logo
  • Link to company site on the recognition page
  • 2 Civic Leadership Institute seats per year
  • Recognition before current Leadership Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders classes
  • 2 tickets to Spark leadership symposium
  • 4 tickets to Accelerate
  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

Silver Corporate Partner benefits
($5,000 – 9,999 annual investment)

  • Recognition before current Leadership Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders classes
  • 2 tickets to Spark leadership symposium
  • 4 tickets to Accelerate
  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

Bronze Corporate Partner benefits
($2,500 – 4,999 annual investment)

  • 2 tickets to Accelerate
  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

Community Corporate Partner benefits
($1,000 – 2,499 annual investment)

  • Annual report listing
  • Website listing
  • “CLC Partner” logo for your use
  • Concierge service for applications to Leadership Cleveland, Cleveland Bridge Builders, and OnBoard Cleveland
  • Early seat reservations for Campus Cleveland (tuition not included)

Community Partners

The following organizations provided operating gifts, sponsorships, and project support received or pledged July 1, 2021 through June 17, 2022 during CLC’s 2021-22 fiscal year.

Platinum ($25,000+)
Citizens
Cleveland Foundation
The George Gund Foundation
KeyBank
PNC 
The Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation

Diamond ($15,000-$24,999)
Eaton
Fifth Third Bank
Frantz Ward LLP
Medical Mutual
The John P. Murphy Foundation
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland
Thompson Hine LLP
Westfield Insurance Foundation

Gold ($10,000-$14,999)
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Cleveland Clinic
The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation
Huntington
Nordson
The NRP Group LLC

Silver ($5,000-$9,999)
Avient Corporation
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Bober, Markey, Fedorovich
Burton D. Morgan Foundation
CIBC
Ciuni & Panichi Inc.
Cleveland Cavaliers
Destination Cleveland
Dominion Energy
FirstEnergy
Glenmede
Growth Opps
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
Jones Day
KJK
The Lincoln Electric Company
The Lubrizol Corporation
MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network
Marcum LLP
Oatey Co.
Oswald Companies
RPM International Inc.
Squire Patton Boggs
Third Federal Foundation
Tucker Ellis LLP
Ulmer & Berne

Bronze ($2,500-$4,999)
BDO, USA
Community West Foundation
Construction Employers Association
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
Deloitte
Earnest Machine Products
The Albert M. Higley Company
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
The Sherwin-Williams Company
Walter | Haverfield LLP

Community ($1,000-$2,499)
The Adcom Group
Allegro
Avery Denison
CBIZ Inc.
Center for Health Affairs
City Architecture, Inc.
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc.
Cuyahoga Community College
Deaconess Foundation
Dix & Eaton
FIT Technologies
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Littler Mendelson P.C.
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Notre Dame College
Panzica Construction Company
PwC
The Raben Group
Ratliff & Taylor
Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP
thunder::tech
University Hospitals
Wickens Herzer Panza

Partners ($1-$999)
Bottom Line Consulting Group
Care Alliance Health Center
CLE Consulting Firm
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Cleveland Public Library
Downtown Cleveland Alliance
Facing History & Ourselves
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
The McGregor Foundation
The MetroHealth System
Ohio Debate Commission
Stella Maris
Trinity Cathedral
Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Please contact Michael Bennett or call (216) 592-2426 with corrections, questions, or to add your organization to this list.