Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Sleepy Bee Café said it has earned B Corp Certification from the nonprofit B Lab, joining a select few restaurant groups leading a global movement in inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy.
Sean Parker named new leader at entrepreneur support group
Main Street Ventures, an entrepreneur support organization providing equity-free funding to startups across the Tri-State, named Sean Parker its new executive director.
Nonprofit awards $365K to startups
Main Street Ventures, a local nonprofit that provides equity-free funding to entrepreneurs and startups in eight counties within the Tri-State region, has awarded $365,838 in grant funding to nineteen local entrepreneurs during its first quarter grant cycle.
Job-growth agency changes name
BE NKY Growth Partnership (BE NKY) is the new name for the economic development company in Northern Kentucky, providing private and public sector leaders with the expertise they need to build their businesses and elevate the economy in Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties.
Gilman passes baton to Beets, Pfeifer
One of the region’s most prolific nonprofit executive search firms has a new CEO.
Christ, Indiana hospitals expand link
The Christ Hospital Health Network will make its heart specialists available five days a week to patients of Margaret Mary Health, a Batesville, Ind., hospital that has collaborated with the Mt. Auburn institution for 32 years.
Duke grants $100k to improve graduation rates
Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy announced a $100,000 foundation grant to support higher graduation rates by challenged students at four local universities.
Accelerator expanding programming
Aviatra Accelerators, a Cincinnati nonprofit accelerator dedicated to empowering women and small businesses, with education, resources and connections, has created SOAR, a new program of workshop-style events for women with an entrepreneurial interest.
Local bank logs 12K volunteer hours
First Financial Bank and its associates gave more than 12,000 volunteer hours and over $4.3 million in donations during 2022.
Funder makes $200K in contributions
Main Street Venture said nine companies have received funding for their projects through its most recent round of grants, totaling $200,000.