Working Together for a Better CLE
Cleveland has a large group of committed partners ready to make your business experience in our city a complete success. Each one plays a vital role in the coordinated effort and focus we bring to resourcing and supporting the economic development of the Cleveland area.
BioEnterprise is a business formation, recruitment, and acceleration initiative designed to grow healthcare companies and commercialize bioscience technologies. Aside from Healthcare business attention and retraction, initiatives include promoting the Health-Technology corridor and workforce development.
Phone number: 216.658.3999
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Leads the revitalization of Cleveland’s neighborhoods. It impacts the community by providing financial support, training and capacity building efforts to community development corporations (CDCs), supporting and performing placemaking activities to improve residential, commercial and greenspace properties, and delivering economic opportunity programming to ensure city residents can thrive where they live.
Phone number: 216.830.2770
Cuyahoga County offers additional resources pertaining to economic development incentives and workforce development.
Phone number: 216.443.7000
Destination Cleveland is a private non-profit convention and visitors bureau whose mission is to drive economic impact and stimulate community vitality for Cleveland through memorable leisure, convention and business travel experiences.
Phone number: 216.875.6600
Downtown Cleveland Alliance
Downtown Cleveland Alliance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building a more dynamic downtown. By working with property owners and neighborhood-based partners, DCA is able to provide economic development opportunities, business attraction and retention efforts, the Clean & Safe Ambassador Program as well as strategic marketing initiatives for downtown Cleveland.
Phone number: 216.736.7799
Greater Cleveland Partnership
Greater Cleveland Partnership is a membership association of Northeast Ohio companies and organizations and one of the largest metropolitan chambers of commerce in the nation. The partnership's mission is to promote job creation and retention in the 16-county region.
Phone number: 216.621.3300
JobsOhio plays a leading role in economic development and serves as a catalyst to accelerate growth by investing in communities, helping Ohio’s businesses expand and attracting new companies to the state – all contributing to job creation, greater payrolls and more investment.
Phone number: 614.224.6446
Jump Start Inc. provides intensive assistance to Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs leading high potential companies. Jump Start also selectively invests in the highest potential companies positioned to excel in high opportunity markets, focusing on entrepreneurs with breakthrough, market-driven technologies.
Phone number: 216.363.3400
The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) has a mission to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful global player.
Phone number: 216.391.7002
Manufacturing Works is an organization that focuses on providing programs and services that strengthen manufacturing to create healthy communities and fuel economic growth.
Phone number: 216.588.1440
Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio Means Jobs is a collaborative workforce system of the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County that helps local employers meet their human capital needs and assists job seekers to find success.
Phone number: 216.777.8200
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The U.S. Small Business Administration was created to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns. SBA delivers loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.
Phone Number: 800.827.5722
Team NEO advances Northeast Ohio’s economy by marketing the region’s assets, attracting new business from around the world, building collaboration among the 18-county region’s economic development organizations and linking the region to the state’s Job Ohio program.