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Our Supporters

We are grateful for the giving spirits of our philanthropic supporters, who have generously assisted us through their commitment, dedication, and financial support, to achieve our collective vision. If you are not a current donor, we hope you will join us in our commitment to regional economic transformation.

Leadership Donors

Ohio Third Frontier

Ohio Third Frontier is committed to expanding Ohio’s technological strengths and promoting commercialization that leads to economic prosperity throughout Ohio. Designed to build world-class research programs, nurture early-stage companies, and foster technology development that makes existing industries more productive, Ohio Third Frontier creates opportunity through innovation.

Ohio Third Frontier

The Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation improves the lives of Greater Clevelanders now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and providing leadership on vital issues.

The Cleveland Foundation

COSE

COSE is Northeast Ohio's largest small business support organization and provides cost-effective group purchasing programs, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues, and networking and educational resource to help the region’s small businesses maintain their independence and grow.

COSE

The Economic Development Administration

The Economic Development Administration's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

Economic Development Administration

The Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation

The Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation supports significant, innovative, collaborative efforts in clinical immunology, particularly those that relate to patient support, education and research in the areas of HIV/AIDS and its attendant illnesses; fosters business entrepreneurship and promotes the free enterprise spirit; and encourages economic development in partnership with the arts.

The Richard J. Fasenmyer Foundation

The FirstEnergy Foundation

The FirstEnergy Foundation’s contributions to local nonprofit organizations help strengthen the social and economic fabric of our communities. Funded solely by FirstEnergy, the Foundation extends the corporate philosophy of providing community support.

FirstEnergy Foundation

Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide.

Ford Foundation

Forest City Enterprises Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is an owner, developer and manager of a diverse portfolio of premier real estate property located throughout the United States.

Forest City Enterprises

The Fund for our Economic Future

The Fund for Our Economic Future unites philanthropy in Northeast Ohio to strengthen the region's economic competitiveness through grantmaking, research and civic engagement.

Fund for Our Economic Future

The Greater Cleveland Partnership

As an association of business members, the Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create jobs and leverage investment to improve the economic vitality of the region.

Greater Cleveland Partnership

KeyBank Foundation

KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions, and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self-sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates.

Key Bank

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation promotes excellence in journalism worldwide and invests in the vitality of 26 U.S. communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers.

The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust

Established in 1994, The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust was founded by the late Fred A. Lennon, who was the founder and Chairman of Swagelok Company, a privately held international company focusing on the manufacture and sale of gas and fluid systems components.

Fred A. Lennon

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Medical Mutual is committed to supporting good social causes through community work, serving the community through philanthropy, volunteerism and community partnerships.

Medical Mutual

The Burton D. Morgan Foundation

The mission of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation is to strengthen the free enterprise system by investing in organizations and institutions that foster the entrepreneurial spirit.

The Burton D. Morgan Foundation

PNC Foundation

The PNC Foundation actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of the community, especially those services that assist in the development of preschool children for success in school and life. The PNC Foundation receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE: PNC).

PNC Foundation

The Surdna Foundation

Seeks to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States--communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.

Surdna Foundation

Donor Community

  • The Abington Foundation
  • An Anonymous Northeast Ohio Family
  • An Anonymous Northeast Ohio Foundation
  • Baker Hostetler
  • Calfee, Halter and Griswold
  • The Charter One Foundation
  • The Katherine and Lee Chilcote Foundation
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • The George W. Codrington Foundation
  • Dix & Eaton
  • Dollar Bank
  • The Dominion Foundation
  • Eaton Charitable Fund
  • Ernst & Young
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • The GAR Foundation
  • Geis Companies
  • Goldman Sachs Foundation
  • Huntington Bank
  • JobsOhio
  • Jones Day
  • The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • The Lincoln Electric Foundation
  • The David and Lindsay Morgenthaler Foundation
  • The Nord Family Foundation
  • The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
  • The Parker Hannifin Foundation
  • Squire, Sanders & Dempsey
  • STERIS
  • The Summers Family Foundation
  • Third Federal Foundation
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration
  • The Raymond John Wean Foundation

We are proud to have 100 percent of our associates and board of directors financially contributing to the organization.


Contact Us to Discuss Your Philanthropic Goals

To explore further opportunities for partnering with JumpStart, please contact Cathy Belk, Chief Operations Officer at 216.363.3417 or email support@jumpstartinc.org.


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