Best Application Practices: How to Wow the Accelerate Reviewers

Accelerate is a pitch competition that gives individuals across Northeast Ohio the chance to win seed money to help launch their innovative ideas to make the region a better place. The competition features six different pitch categories, each representing a distinct area. Once you pick a category, you can start developing your Accelerate application! These…

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The Six Pitch Categories: Accelerate 2022

Accelerate is the Cleveland Leadership Center’s annual civic-focused pitch competition in which contestants compete in distinctive categories for a chance to win funding to make their innovative ideas for enhancing and advancing Cleveland a reality. The pitch categories are: Authentic Cleveland Experiences Economic Prosperity Education Health & Well-being Quality of Life Social Change Technovation, a…

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Klotz + Miller are 2022 Women of Achievement Honorees

Ann V. Klotz (LC 2006) and Sondra Miller (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CLI 2011, CBB 2008) are a part of YWCA Greater Cleveland’s 2022  Women of Achievement. In YWCA Greater Cleveland’s announcement of the honorees, President and CEO Margaret Mitchell shared, “It is my pleasure to present these women to the community and shine a spotlight on the incredible…

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3 CLC alumni snag PRSA awards

Three of the four PRSA Greater Cleveland Chapter’s annual award winners are CLC alumni. Eric Gordon (LC 2013) was named the John Hill Award recipient, which is “presented each year to the chief executive of a Greater Cleveland area organization which provides outstanding leadership and support for internal and external communications.” Montrie Rucker Adams (ALI…

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Accelerate 2022 Pitch Competition: What You Need to Know

Accelerate is Cleveland Leadership Center’s high-energy annual civic pitch competition. This Shark Tank-style event gives individuals across Northeast Ohio the chance to win seed money to help launch their idea and make the region a better place. Accelerate 2022 Starts Now Sponsored by Citizens Bank, Accelerate 2022 will take place on Thursday, February 24, 2022….

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