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G2G Champions Ohio's Changemakers

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G2G is based in Columbus and Cleveland, representing nonprofits and businesses navigating state funding, building relationships, and influencing policy. We've secured nearly 100% of funding requests in the two most recent budget cycles, organized thousands of meetings, hundreds of Statehouse events, and
dozens of coalitions.

Ohio Legislative Updates

July 13, 2023

Governor Mike DeWine signed the FY24-25 State Operating Budget into law in the early morning hours of July 4th. The $86 billion budget includes significant changes in education and includes an historic expansion of school vouchers, changes to two state agencies, and a one-time investment in economic development among others. The legislature is now in recess until mid-September.

Read Full Update about July 13, 2023

June 1, 2023

House Bill 33, the state operating budget, passed the Ohio House in late April. The $88 billion budget passed the House by a vote of 78 -19 with all Democrats voting yes except Rep. Elliott Forhan (D-South Euclid) and Rep. Joe Miller (D-Amherst). Read on for highlights of the bill.

Read Full Update about June 1, 2023

April 11, 2023

G2G has been busy at the Statehouse and around Capitol Square attending meetings with legislators, agencies, and the governor’s office as well as committee hearings and legislative events. With the Statehouse in full swing for the first time since 2020, we have had the opportunity to connect with many members old and new as we navigate the budget process.

Read Full Update about April 11, 2023

Ohio Case Studies


Obtaining Cleveland Funding

Goal: Establish a public private partnership and secure funding to build proven technology for drone tracking and management in Ohio


Organizing Advocacy Campaigns

Goal: Build relationships for and raise the profile of a new statewide nonprofit for healthy food access in order access state funding to expand programming

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Leading Advocacy and Fundraising Strategies

Goal: Educate on programs and services, raise awareness of key problems, and shape policy and funding to make a difference for at-risk youth.

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Securing State Funding

Goal: Educate on model developmental disability services, especially in quality employment, and obtain funding to establish organic farm that creates access in food deserts and jobs.

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Introducing Unique Model for Education

Goal: Educate on innovative model for STEM education and workforce development, working locally and statewide that is becoming a national model.


Establishing Government Affairs Engagement Plan for Academic Institution

Goal: Learn the government system and where to engage while promoting new Technology and Computer Informatics Center for the institution.

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Secure Funding for Healthy Food Access

Goal: Educate on how the CDFI works and why a new healthy food financing initiative should receive state funding.