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This Month’s Impact Maker

The significance of our regional nonprofit organizations extends beyond the services they provide. From employment and workforce development to community service and leadership, nonprofits provide vital support across nearly every sector in our region’s economy.

The Business Journal’s Impact Makers feature spotlights these organizations – both the household names and the grassroots groups that you may have never heard of. We’ll report on how they fulfill their mission, who is doing the work and how the community can lend a hand.

Nonprofits Reassess Impact, Funding Sources

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Come 2019, changes to the way nonprofit organizations report the results of grant-funded programs will demand higher accountability – and directors say that’s a good thing. At least, it’s good in that it will lead organizations to reassess how the money is spent and roll out more focused programs […]


By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Come 2019, changes to the way nonprofit organizations report the results of grant-funded programs will demand higher accountability – and directors say that’s a good thing. At least, it’s good in that it will lead organizations to reassess how the money is spent and roll out more focused programs and services. However, more in-depth reporting will put a greater burden on an organization’s overhead costs, says Wilma Torres, CEO and president of the Community...

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Cackles, Clutches & Cocktails

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Youth Arts Celebration

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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