Learn about closing postsecondary education completion gaps to ensure Ohio can compete
Workforce and Employment
Join the Northern Ohio Local Engagement Group on a joint site visit to learn how a local company is closing the skills gap in a critical industry leading to high-paying jobs.
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.
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.
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.
Education can propel Ohio’s economy by producing the talent necessary to envision, invent, create and fill 21st century jobs that will support Ohioans and their families. OhioMeansJobs helps students and individuals at all levels, K-12 through post-secondary, with tools for college- and career- readiness. Learn about this innovative public-private partnership – the first of its kind in the nation – and how it helps students and ensures training and support for Ohio's in-demand jobs.
Build your understanding of how tax credit programs impact Ohio families and explore how your voice can inform the conversation in congress.
Job growth in our region is not likely to result in uniform prosperity for both genders. A recently-released report, undertaken by the leadership of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, unpacks this prediction and illustrates the impact for marginalized populations.
No matter what your interests – as a taxpayer, funder of education programs, employer or parent – you will benefit from a review of the state’s efforts to prepare the next generation of citizens. Philanthropy Ohio’s webinar will include updates on key education policies and the associated budget considerations shaping early childhood to post-secondary reforms.
Ohio’s economic future relies upon a well-educated and diverse talent base to create innovation and advancement in an increasingly competitive world. As a strategy, Inclusive Competitiveness is focused on improving the engagement and performance of underrepresented communities – women, minorities and rural Ohioans – within innovation ecosystems, emerging industry clusters and other areas critical to the state’s overall economic competitiveness.