Fund For Our Economic Future donations received

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee Fund For Our Economic Future in our system.

Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 5 2,000,000 1,835,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,025,000 2,025,000 3,000,000 3,000,000
Communities 5 2,000,000 1,835,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,025,000 2,025,000 3,000,000 3,000,000

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Fund For Our Economic Future

Donor Total
Knight Foundation (filter this donee) 9,175,000.00
Total 9,175,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (5 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 5)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Knight Foundation2,025,000.002--Communities Grant period: 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2017; goal: To accelerate economic mobility in Akron's core city neighborhoods by leveraging new investments in job creation, job preparation and job access.
Knight Foundation3,000,000.001--Communities Grant period: 12/07/2009 - 10/31/2011; goal: To build on existing citizen engagement efforts to provide new ways for citizens to learn about local issues; form opinions and offer solutions for making local governance more effective across the region The Fund for Our Economic Future, a collaboration of 70 Northeast Ohio philanthropies working to advance the region’s economy, has raised nearly $60 million for economic development. Knight’s grant money will support two projects and a charrette aimed at engaging citizens in their government. An administrative staff, contractors, a public relations and marketing firm and an online development firm will be hired. The first project, the Citizens' Choice Awards, will deal with government collaboration, with the expected results of creating a comprehensive citizen engagement platform, increasing awareness of and demand for local government collaboration, efficiency and reform efforts; and the development of citizen-based policies. Experts on traditional and social media, advocacy journalism and civic engagement will lead the charrette in developing a recommendation for integrating new media, advocacy journalism, online data portals, social networks, grassroots community outreach, grant making and policy development into the citizen engagement platform. The Citizens' Policy Program will focus on such topics as sprawl, tax-revenue sharing and school consolidation with a goal of developing […].
Knight Foundation2,000,000.003--Communities Grant period: 03/12/2007 - 05/31/2011; goal: To advance the success of a region-wide collaborative aimed at changing the fundamentals of Northeast Ohio's economic agenda through support of the organization's intensive Phase Two plans.
Knight Foundation2,000,000.003--Communities Grant period: 12/13/2010 - 11/30/2013; goal: To sustain and strengthen a regional collaboration of philanthropic funders whose investment dollars will help to transform Northeast Ohio into a high growth economy by increasing job and income growth and decreasing poverty.
Knight Foundation150,000.005--Communities Grant period: 10/01/2007 - 10/31/2011; goal: To advance the success of a collaborative aimed at changing Northeast Ohio's economic agenda by enhancing a key executive's compensation package.