Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub, a startup accelerator for early and mid-stage social-enterprise ventures, named five organizations – four led by minorities – to a cohort focused on products and services to help create a more sustainable community.
Category: Economic Development
Job-attraction agency raises $4.6M
The nonprofit Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corp. (Tri-ED) exceeded its five-year investor campaign, bringing in $4.6 million – $100,000 more than its goal.
Public radio moving to Evanston
Cincinnati’s public radio has acquired property on Dana Avenue for a new broadcast and community performance center.
Duke invests $390K in 22 nonprofit workforce, re-entry groups
Duke Energy, a Fortune 150 company that is Greater Cincinnati’s largest electric and natural gas provider, is awarding $390,000 in grants to support workforce development and education programs as well as opportunities for those re-entering the job market in Ohio and Kentucky.
First Financial posts first CSR report
First Financial Bank, one of Greater Cincinnati’s largest banks, has created its first corporate social responsibility report.
Nonprofit economic development agencies recognized again
Cincinnati’s regional nonprofit economic development agencies have been named among the 20 best in the nation.
Killins and Baker work for steady progress on region’s housing shortage
“COVID should have made us all housing advocates, because so many things that we were called upon to do, it was with the assumption that housing was in place … And we quickly learned that that was not the case for everyone.”
Laura Brunner of The Port has a big plan to spread home ownership
Laura Brunner of The Port has a goal that is perfectly reasonable, but history has proven it to be achingly elusive. Her plan is simple, elegant, and big. Very big.
Car-care nonprofit breaks ground on new location in Northern Kentucky
A local organization broke ground April 19 on what will be the region’s first dedicated nonprofit vehicle repair shop.
Habitat’s Lee to retire this year
Joining a wave of nonprofit executive leadership transitions, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati said its longtime president and chief executive officer will retire later this year.