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Funding Sustainable Growth
For the Regional Economy

The Generation Foundation works collaboratively to help revitalize the Northeast Ohio economy and improve the quality of life for all of its four million citizens. It has made over $1.9 million in grants to early-stage nonprofit economic development organizations in life sciences, emerging technologies, innovative and advanced manufacturing, technology transfer, environmental remediation, and sustainability in the use of energy and water resources. Usually these are start-up organizations that would find it difficult to get other funding. The Foundation has worked with 50 other donors so that grants to organizations for which it was an initial funder have been leveraged by an additional $44 million in follow-on funding in addition to capital investments.

What's New....

On Monday, April 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Idea Center in Playhouse Square, Northeast Ohio's most promising social entrepreneurs will take the stage to pitch their enterprise concepts. The top entrepreneurs will share $50,000 in grant funds to take their concepts to the next level.

Whether you are a social impact investor, philanthropic donor, aspiring social entrepreneur or just interested in social enterprise in general, you are invited to attend this inaugural pitch event. There, you will hear form a group of entrepreneurs who, for the past five months, have gone through business viability and social impact training, one-on-one mentorship and countless hours of pitch practice and refinement.

Click here to register now. Seats are limited.

The Generation Foundation is proud to be a co-founding partner of ZSEA change, Northeast Ohio's social enterprise accelerator. Click here for more information.

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