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Learn more about our coronavirus (COVID-19) response, as well as our inclusion work supporting Black communities in the fight for racial justice. Impact Challenge
Ohio 2019

Let’s create more opportunity
in Ohio

Grow with Google aims to help everyone across America access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, businesses, and nonprofits. In this spirit, the Impact Challenge Ohio is awarding $1,000,000 in grant funding to nonprofits creating economic opportunity in our cities and towns. Local nonprofits submitted innovative proposals and a panel of experts and the public helped us decide the five winners.

If you’re a local nonprofit and did not get a chance to submit an application, we invite you to join our Grow with Google Partner Program. By joining, you will have access to free resources that can help your organization teach people the digital skills they need to grow their careers and businesses.

Meet the judges

Meet our panel of judges who helped review the submissions and select the winners.

  • Elena Foulis, Ph.D.

    State Commissioner, Ohio Commission of the Hispanic/Latino Affairs

  • Brian Hall

    Senior Vice President, Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion

  • Shilpa Kedar

    Executive Director, Digital and IoT Innovations, Cleveland State University and Co-Executive Director, IoT Collaborative

  • Kimm Lauterbach

    President & Chief Executive Officer, REDI Cincinnati

  • M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D.

    President, Ohio University

  • Eric Phillips

    Chief Executive Officer, Union County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Director, Union County and Marysville