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Fund For Our Economic Future

To build on existing citizen engagement efforts to provide new ways for citizens to learn about local issues; form opinions and offer solutions for making local governance more effective across the region

Fund for Our Economic Future

To sustain and strengthen a regional collaboration of philanthropic funders whose investment dollars will help to transform Northeast Ohio into a high growth economy by increasing job and income growth and decreasing poverty

Growth and Opportunity Initiative

To accelerate economic mobility in Akron's core city neighborhoods by leveraging new investments in job creation, job preparation and job access.

Informed Citizen Akron

To promote nonpartisan journalism excellence and audience engagement in Ohio during the 2016 presidential election by supporting the Informed Citizen Akron (ICAkron) project to conduct nonpartisan in-depth polling and, nonpartisan civic engagement, to help newsrooms listen more closely and respond to the broad information needs of Ohio voters.

Innovative Dance for Akron

To support acclaimed choreographers Ronen Koresh, Doug Elkins and Kate Weare who will bring internationally and nationally recognized cutting edge dance innovation to audiences in Akron

Invent Now, Inc.

To support the transformation, planning, development and operation of the Visiting Inductee Program and National Inventors Hall of Fame Invention Gallery located in the National Inventors Hall of Fame Community Learning Center

Jane's Walk

To expand the Jane's Walk program into Knight resident communities and develop a model and set of resources for expansion into other cities across the U.S.

JumpStart, Inc.

To promote economic development and employment growth in Akron and Summit County by providing financial and human capital for promising startup companies

JumpStart, Inc.

To implement new methods for community members to engage with public, private and philanthropic entities to build economic engines that foster entrepreneurship and create jobs

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