What is #VoicesofCLE? Amplifying voices in our community, especially those of color, is more important than ever. Based on the ideas for activism and activation that some of our followers submitted a few weeks ago, and inquiries from business owners downtown, we have joined ranks with our friends at  Downtown Cleveland Alliance, Karamu House, Destination Cleveland, LAND Studio, Cleveland…

Read More

We bet you remember hearing about (and hopefully attending!) our informal, come-as-you-are Ignite! Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. That program still exists, but did you know that in 2019 we expanded Ignite! into a parent program that now includes the Ignite! Impact Awards?Created to help aspiring entrepreneurs get started, these awards offer seed funding, workshop space (both private and shared), 1-on-1 consulting, and…

Read More

We want to be part of the solution. Please note that the Minnesota Freedom Fund has requested that donations be redirected to the family of George Floyd, Black Visions, Reclaim The Block, and local organizations, such as the Columbus Freedom Fund.  Lastly, we are always here to listen and provide a platform, and we continue…

Read More

Please take a moment read our letter to the Ingenuity Community about our hopes, ideas, and plans during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you and yours are healthy and safe during these difficult times! Find out more about how you can be a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel here!

Read More

Why Do You Need My Support? Like all nonprofits across the nation, Ingenuity Cleveland is confronted with overcoming challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, but more importantly, we are focused on supporting the entrepreneurs, educators, creatives, and public initiatives that can help our immediate neighborhood and all of Cleveland recover swiftly and become…

Read More

Ingenuity Cleveland is closely monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as our state government’s restrictions and advice. As of April 1, 2020, the Bal Nouveau (originally scheduled for May 9, 2020) is indefinitely postponed. At this point in time, we are unsure what the situation will be for future events like IngenuityFest, but all options…

Read More

UPDATE AS OF 4/15/2020 Thank you for your application! The Dominion Energy Community Connection program is temporarily delayed due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. The health and safety of our constituents, artists and partners remains our first priority. We will communicate with applicants via email once this program resumes. We appreciate your patience and…

Read More

To help us continue to grow our team and keep events like IngenuityFest low-cost, consider making an end-of-year donation! Ingenuity relies on a team of contractors, volunteers, and Ingeneers to create events like IngenuityFest, and keep our warehouse space functioning year-round. We wanted to introduce you to one of our crew, our site manager, José!…

Read More

To support Ingenuity, please consider making a donation or becoming an Agent of Ingenuity member! Our board members are active Clevelanders striving to make our region a fun, vibrant place to live, and they see Ingenuity as an important partner in doing so! Holly is an attorney and volunteer. In addition to serving on Ingenuity’s board,…

Read More

To support Ingenuity, please consider making a donation or becoming an Agent of Ingenuity member! Chris McNulty served as Community Engagement Coordinator for the LGBT Community Center for 16 glorious months before relocating to Key West, FL for a new adventure. He is an activist, knitter, astrologer, and life-long seeker of new truths. What does Chris…

Read More