Burton D. Morgan Foundation supports programming that advances Akron's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as select region-wide initiatives. 


Akron Regional Development Board Educational Fund, $45,000
To support the Choose Growth Akron awareness initiative


Akron Roundtable, $2,500
To sponsor the luncheon in February 2019 featuring entrepreneur Brandon Chrostowski


Akron SCORE Chapter 81, $35,000
To support operations of the Akron SCORE office


BioEnterprise, $75,000
To support operations for Entrepreneurial Assistance services and internships


Bounce Innovation Hub, $1,500
To support a series of educational fireside chats at Bounce Innovation Hub during Global Entrepreneurship Week


Canton Regional SCORE, $10,000
For operating support


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


Fund for Our Economic Future, $500,000
For operating support (three years)


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


Hudson Library and Historical Society, $75,000
To support Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research youth and adult activities


Ideastream, $50,000
For the development of the Making It video series


JumpStart, Inc., $1,000,000
To fund the Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program (three years)


Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET), $100,000
To support Scalerator cohort 3 manufacturing companies


MORTAR Cincinnati, $40,000
To support MORTAR Cincinnati's license fees and the organization's expansion to Akron


Summit Artspace, $10,000
To support Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute


Summit Medina Business Alliance, Inc., $25,000
For administration of SBDC/SMBA educational activities


Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, $14,400
For Founder's Exchange programming, an energy hackathon, and speaker honoraria for an energy expert


Telluride Foundation, $20,000
For the Entrepreneur Funders Network


University of Akron Research Foundation, $10,000
To support Northeast Ohio StartupBus


University of Akron Research Foundation, $50,000
To support a pilot of the Startup Teams Rising in the Development of Entrepreneurship (STRIDE) Accelerator


Venture for America, $10,000
For 2019 Demo Day prize money


VentureWell, $5,000
For sponsorship of the OPEN 2020 Conference


Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation, $5,000
To support the Youngstown Space Commerce Workshop


Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation, $50,000
To support the educational activities of the Connecting the Coasts to the Heartland Conference


Total:  $2,333,400