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JumpStart is a non-profit corporation that is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Please find our 501c3 non-profit status verification letter here.
JumpStart combats community deterioration and lessens the burden on government in the Northeast Ohio area by developing and maintaining programs and activities directed at:
- Encouraging the creation of new employment opportunities for unemployed residents of the City of Cleveland and other Northeast Ohio communities: JumpStart provides managerial and technical assistance to aid the development and expansion of high potential small businesses engaged in activities that provide employment opportunities and thereby contribute to the alleviation of economic distress in Northeast Ohio.
- Conducting activities to supplement City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County and State of Ohio economic and job development programs: JumpStart encourages the initiation of expansion, growth, and maturation of small businesses with a potential for providing enhanced employment opportunities and thereby contributing to economic revitalization of the City of Cleveland and other communities in the Northeast Ohio area which have experienced economic decline and community deterioration.
- Providing education and information to individuals concerning the development and operation of small businesses: By doing this, JumpStart encourages the initiation, expansion, growth, and maturation of both new and existing small business which can provide employment opportunities and thereby aid in alleviating unemployment, community deterioration, and economic distress in the City of Cleveland and other communities in the Northeast Ohio area.