Our Work​

Get Involved in the All In Plan

Greater Cleveland Partnership and our private, civic, and public partners are committed to working together to accelerate growth and prosperity across Greater Cleveland. Our power lies in alignment, collaboration, and commitment, with each organization directing its distinct capabilities towards collective impact.

Our All In plan and priorities are the focus of our work with partners towards a Great Region on a Great Lake:

Dynamic Businesses

Promoting strategic endeavors, programs, and an environment that supports innovation and growth, with a special focus on small businesses through COSE.

Abundant Talent

Developing and connecting talent–from high school to post-graduate and professional–to supply a skilled and motivated workforce for employers.

Inclusive Opportunity

Supporting minority business enterprises and helping companies of all sizes in developing more diverse and inclusive teams and welcoming environments.

Appealing Community

Catalyzing private and public resources to develop a more vibrant city with thriving neighborhoods and amenities that make our region a great place to live, work and play.

Pro-Growth Policy

Developing, promoting, and supporting public policies and programs at every level of government to stimulate business growth and regional prosperity.

Cleveland Innovation Project

The Cleveland Innovation Project was initiated with a balanced mission of strengthening technology-based economic growth and prosperity for all Greater Cleveland residents. The project’s vision is for Cleveland to become a Leading Midwest Region for Technology-led Growth and Inclusion by 2030.

Minority Business Development Agency

GCP operates the Ohio MBDA Business Center for the US Department of Commerce. The Center helps clients grow by connecting them with strategic partners and resources such as business consulting, contract bid/proposal preparation, and capital sources (loans, grants, and equity).

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeships are meaningful career experiences designed to tap into talent, enhance personal and professional growth, and contribute to the overall sustainability of our economy. Skills-based training like apprenticeships tap into abundant sources of talent while minimizing barriers.

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Employer-Led Sector Partnerships

Next-generation sector partnerships are dynamic collaborations of employers, colleges and universities, and workforce service providers that implement strategies to develop and connect skilled talent to jobs and career pathways.

Cleveland Chain Reaction

Cleveland Chain Reaction

Cleveland Chain Reaction is on a mission to create jobs, investment and prosperity in Cleveland’s neighborhoods while providing education and information for entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to benefit our community.

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Cleveland Development Advisors

Cleveland Development Advisors, a real estate affiliate of GCP, invests in catalytic, strategic, and transformational projects that promote thriving neighborhoods. Since inception, it has invested nearly $500 million in over 160 projects.