Your support makes our mission of equitable economic transformation possible

Since 2004, JumpStart has proudly assisted the diverse entrepreneurs, innovators and small business owners who are vital to Northern Ohio’s prosperity. Their successes create an economic ripple effect in our communities, building regional sustainability for future generations.

JumpStart’s mission is dependent on a unique combination of public, private and philanthropic resources. No matter the amount you give, we leverage each dollar with additional funding, making your gift go farther, and change occur faster.

Together with your support, we can strengthen our local economy and build regional sustainability for our communities.

In 2021 JumpStart achieved the Platinum Seal of Transparency from
GuideStar by Candid.

All contributions are 100% tax-deductible.
JumpStart’s tax ID is 34-1398522.

The generosity of our donors helps us make a real difference in our community and generate economic impact. On behalf of the entire organization, thank you for your commitment to our mission.

Questions about giving? Contact Mary Paxton via email at [email protected].


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