Our mission is to strengthen our community through collective investments that identify and nurture innovative projects. We pool our funds and share our energy to invest it back into projects that we see as worthwhile and exciting in Cleveland.
Huge thanks to everyone who participated in our Pitch for Change yesterday. We heard from 46 presenters and had more than 125 people in attendance. We're thrilled so many of you could make it. Thanks also to our friends at Shaker LaunchHouse for hosting the event. The audience voted for their favorite presentations, and the top projects were:
Presenters, start your engines! Registration is now open for our Pitch for Change event on February 28. We will accept the first 40 registrants. Registration is now full. You filled up all 40 slots in 12 minutes. Thanks for the enthusiastic response! If you did register, we'll be in touch with you shortly.
Saving Cities, the local creators of Red, White and Blueprints: A Rustbelt Documentary, were awarded $2,000 to support the final editing of the forthcoming film which highlights several of the most innovative initiatives, individuals, and emerging ideas in the Rust Belt, and makes the case for why we still matter as a region.
The Revolving Loan Fund of the Paint Lakewood Rebate Program was awarded $2,000 for the implementation of a new revolving loan program. The new program will enable more families to participate in the existing Paint Lakewood Rebate Program.