Academics

Manufacturing Sector Partnerships and Career Pathways

Publication date: 
11/2018

Learn how manufacturing sector partnerships can help close the skills gap and support workforce development and career pathways for Ohioans. Jessica Borza and Sara Tracey, who lead the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association workforce services team, will describe regional, industry-driven workforce solutions; provide examples from emerging and established manufacturing sector partnerships across the state; and define the roles philanthropy can play in the different phases of sector partnership implementation.

UPSTART: A Revolutionary Approach to Early Learning

Publication date: 
09/2018

Learn about Waterford UPSTART, a technology-based, in-home kindergarten-readiness program. UPSTART’s disruptive innovation approach offers new dimensions of affordability, choice and accessibility for developing school readiness and empowers parents to engage in their children’s education. This program began in Utah and is actively expanding to pilots to Ohio and other states.

Western Governors University: Ohio’s New Partnership to Accelerate Attainment

Publication date: 
09/2017

Learn about Western Governors University’s (WGU) new partnership with the Ohio Association of Community Colleges to help meet Ohio’s attainment goal for 65% of Ohioans having a college degree or credential by 2025. The innovative practice of competency-based education is one strategy that could help Ohio get closer to meeting its attainment goal. WGU -- the nation’s first and largest competency-based university – uses technology to adapt to the needs of students, making post-secondary education more accessible and flexible, making it easier for students to accelerate learning.

Legislative Update - June 2017

Publication date: 
06/2017

Get up to speed on the latest health and education happenings at the statehouse. Hear from Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Community Solutions and Lisa Gray, Project Director for the Philanthropy Ohio Education Initiative.

How Ohio Gives Webinar 2017

Publication date: 
02/2017

Explore the most recent data and long-term trends related to charitable giving in Ohio. Philanthropy Ohio’s annual Ohio Gives report provides a deep dive into data on charitable contributions made by individuals, corporate, private and community foundations, federated funds and other grantmakers. 

The Intersection Point of Philanthropy and Economic Development

Publication date: 
07/2016

What does it mean to invest in economic development? This webinar will help you better understand the various roles a funder can play in catalyzing the economic development “engine” of a community. Learn more about what to look for and where to start, while learning from two communities that are already on a new economic development journey.

Let’s Talk Philanthropy – Leadership Development

Publication date: 
05/2016

Are you dedicated to developing your personal leadership skills, which takes time and commitment? This thought-provoking webinar pairs two experts in the field – Michelle Vander Stouw and Claudia Herrold – as they dive into how to develop some of the core competencies necessary for the success of tomorrow’s philanthropic leaders.

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