Burton D. Morgan Foundation and its many partners support Northeast Ohio's startup and scaleup ecosystems as these collaborative efforts evolve to advance the region's great ideas and new ventures.

Akron SCORE Chapter 81, $40,000
To support operations, including a $5,000 challenge grant

Akron SCORE Chapter 81, $35,000
For operating support

BioEnterprise, $150,000
To support entrepreneurship assistance and internship programming

Bounce Innovation Hub, $50,000
For the Choose Growth Akron initiative


Bounce Innovation Hub, $17,000
For strategic planning and capital costs

Business Volunteers Unlimited, $4,300
For a seminar of social entrepreneurship

Canton Regional SCORE, $15,000
For workshops, marketing, and outreach efforts

Cleveland Co-Labs, $10,000
To expand outreach and connections

Cleveland Festival of Art and Technology, $10,000
For entrepreneurial education and mentorship activities

Crafty Mart, $4,000
To support Maker Sessions

Cuyahoga County Public Library, $27,000
For an entrepreneurship educator training program for library staff (2 years)

Downtown Akron Partnership, $35,000
To support the Pop-Up Retail Program

Economic and Community Development Institute, $150,000
To support operations of the Akron office

Economic Growth Foundation, $100,000
To support operations of the Business Growth Collaborative (2 years)

Hebrew Free Loan Association, $50,000
To expand a business loan pool for small business owners and entrepreneurs without access to conventioal funding services

Hispanic Business Center, $25,000
For the Latino/Minority Construction Capacity Initiative

Ideastream, $50,000
For the Making It series

Ideastream, $20,000
To sponsor Nightly Business Report

Lake View Cemetery Foundation, $15,000
To research and write a booklet as part of its "Entrepreneurship in Cleveland" program (2 years)

MAGNET, $100,000
To provide support and continuing education to manufacturing companies after the completion of Cohort 2 of Scalerator NEO

North Coast Angel Fund, $10,000
For educational events for angel investors

Summit Artspace, $10,000
For the Artist Entrepreneur Institute 2018

Team NEO Foundation, $150,000
To implement strategies outlined in the additive manufacturing and internet of things cluster roadmaps

The City Club of Cleveland, $5,000
To support an entrepreneurship forum

The Devil Strip, $7290
For coverage of entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio

University of Akron Research Foundation, $10,000
For StartupBus 2018

Venture for America, $200,000 
To support the Fellows Program in Northeast Ohio (2 years)

Well Community Development Corporation, $20,000
For the Akron Food Works program

Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation, $50,000
To coordinate the activities of the Comeback Capital Fund and follow-on funding conference

Total:  $1,369,590