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Announcing our #CLEChainReact Winners

Because we couldn’t choose just one, we’re thrilled to announce the two local businesses selected by the Cleveland Foundation to receive investments as part of Cleveland Chain Reaction! Our Vice President, Strategic Grantmaking, Arts & Urban Design...

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A Link in the Chain Reaction

Lillian Kuri, our Vice President, Strategic Grantmaking, Arts & Urban Design Initiatives, was live on Fox 8 yesterday representing the Cleveland Foundation as one of five investors participating in Cleveland Chain Reaction, an economic development project...

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Funding a Microgrid Study

We’re excited to announce a new grant to study how microgrids—localized energy systems—can spur economic development in downtown Cleveland. Our support will fund a collaboration between Cleveland State University (CSU), Case Western Reserve University...

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March Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce our board of directors has approved $13 million in March grants to support organizations serving residents of Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga counties! These grants, which provide significant support for education and youth development...

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Lillian Kuri seated with other Cleveland Chain Reaction investors during an interview to announce the series.

Cleveland Chain Reaction

Remember Cleveland Hustles? Get ready for Cleveland Chain Reaction! We are proud to join Fox 8 News, Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), Glazen Urban and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to put a spotlight on the economic and neighborhood development...

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