Giving to Idea Works

Make a Donation
That has Ripple Effects

Become an active participant in the development of our entrepreneurial hub

Be Part of the Solution

North Central Ohio has struggled to recruit and retain skilled workers for the past few decades. The problem is complex, but the solutions are becoming clear. We don’t have to stay in this state of uncertainty. We can come together as a community to foster entrepreneurism and economic development.

Contribute to Innovation

The innovation taking place through Idea Works is resulting in businesses growing and workers being trained.

Contribute to See
Regional Impact

Since we partner and collaborate with other nonprofits and businesses, your donation will have a positive impact across the region.

Become a Partner

Giving to Idea Works Ohio will make you an active participant in the development of our organization as an entrepreneurial hub. We offer opportunities for donors to influence and guide our programming.

We want to see businesses thrive, too!

We provide education, resources, mentorship and a shared community for entrepreneurs. Our Entrepreneurs’ Kitchen supports culinary entrepreneurs and is actively working to rebuild the local food chain. As businesses start, develop and thrive, the whole region wins.
Idea Works brings people together to share ideas and foster innovation through coworking, podcasting and co-cooking.

Our most popular program, Entrepreneur in Residence, allows members to speak with successful business leaders for advising. Our official TechStars Startup Weekend gave seven teams the opportunity to form a company and give a pitch to a panel of judges. The Entrepreneurs’ Kitchen actively partners with local farms including The Ohio State University at Mansfield’s urban sustainable food system project.

Designate your Donation

  1. Click the link below.
  2. Follow the prompts to donate to our general fund or current campaign.
  3. We’ll provide a 501 (c) (3) tax compliant donation receipt.
  4. You receive updates about the impact of your donation and invites to programs.

Your Donation Directly Fuels Entrepreneurial Development

We have the resources and processes in place to maximize your donation. We’ll put it to work to support entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses. As we grow into a critical center of gravity for entrepreneurial development, organizations throughout the region will benefit.