Sally Gries elected as Cleveland Foundation Board Chair

The Cleveland Foundation recently Sally Gries (LC 1978) was recently elected as Chairperson of the Cleveland Foundation Board of Directors. In a news release by the Cleveland Foundation, President and CEO Ronn Richard shared, “I have had the privilege of working with Sally for the past seven years as a member of our board. The…

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People and Food on the Go

People and Food on the Go Ronald Nelson 2019 Finalist Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Creating jobs and growth in Cleveland through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, culinary training organizations, and entrepreneurs to help people capitalize on the entrepreneurship opportunities that mobile food offers. April 8, 2019 Ronald has met…

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My Fab House

My Fab House Sonya Pryor-Jones 2019 Finalist Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A grassroots neighborhood-based digital fabrication lab and co-work space to combat social problems and inequity, such as the tech divide and housing vacancy and abandonment, while providing learning and entrepreneurship opportunities. April 8, 2019 Sonya has started an…

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Cleveland Public Theatre to honor Mark Ross

Cleveland Public Theatre will honor Mark Ross (LC 2016) with the 219 PAN Award at their annual Pandemonium fundraising extravaganza on September 7, 2019. Mark will be honored for being, “a strong advocate for education, diversity and inclusion, economic development, and the arts. Learn more > Mark will be blogging about his Pandemonium experience over…

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Accelerate receives Dominion Community Impact Award

The Cleveland Leadership Center was one of 15 Ohio community organizations to be recognized with a Dominion Energy Community Impact Award, co-sponsored with Cleveland Magazine. CLC was recognized for its Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition Dominion Energy presented $110,000 in grants to the organizations at the 24th annual awards celebration on March 26,…

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