Economic Development


Webinar: First Monday Discussion- 116th Congress: The Green New Deal + A New 21st Century Economy

Monday, February 4, 2019 |
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

Recent survey results reveal public, bipartisan support for the broad principles outlined in the GND and Millions of Jobs concepts: securing 100% clean, renewable energy by 2030; investing in communities on the frontlines of poverty and pollution; upgrading the nation’s energy grid, buildings, and transportation infrastructure. Join us for a deep dive into these fast-breaking movements and how policy leaders and organizations are collaborating to propel their work for the future. 

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Pennsylvania Foundation Convening: Promoting Community Health

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 11:00 am to Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 3:30 pm
The Penn Stater Conference and Hotel

As a community of foundations across Pennsylvania, we are stronger together. Statewide connections enable foundations to identify areas of convergence across funders’ priorities, explore opportunities for collaborative gr

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GWP Community Development Learning Network: Community Land Trusts

Friday, September 14, 2018 |
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ice House Studios

During this GWP session, we will learn more about CLTs and how they are working to ensure affordable housing in our region as we meet with the developers of the first CLT in the City of Pittsburgh, the Lawrenceville Corporation. 

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Imagine Transportation: An Update on the Region’s Transportation Vision Plan

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 |
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Centre City Tower, Seventh Room
Join us as we review recent regional transportation needs assessment initiatives. We’ll consider what the results of these assessments tell us and what it means for the future of our region’s transportation, as well as explore philanthropy’s role in connecting more people to more opportunities in our region.

Briefing and Panel Discussion: Air Quality in Our Region - Better Isn’t Good Enough

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 |
9:00 am to 10:30 am
The Heinz Endowments
Join GWP for an update on The Breathe Project and a conversation about how air quality affects the lives of residents and impacts health, education, economic development, and workforce development in our region.
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Catalyzing Regional Economic Transformation: Lessons from Funder Collaboration in Northeast Ohio

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The Fund for Our Economic Future brought together a set of philanthropic institutions from across Northeast Ohio to promote a regional approach for increasing economic prosperity and opportunity. The original 28 Fund members committed a total of $30 million over three years to begin restoring regional economic competitiveness through pooled grantmaking, research and convening.

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