The GREATER CLEVELAND GROWTH ASSN., a leader in promoting
In Dec. 1967, it merged with the Greater Cleveland Growth Board, organized in 1962 to retain jobs in the city, and became the Greater Cleveland Growth Association. By 1979 the Growth Assn. had 6,400 members with 96 employees and a $7 million budget, which included $5 million in federal funds for job training and minority business assistance. Among its new programs in the 1980s were the Cleveland Area Development Corp., the Council of Smaller Enterprises, and the Metropolitan Cleveland Jobs Council. In 1990 it moved from the Huntington Bldg. to
In March 2004, the Greater Cleveland Growth Association,
Baker, Samuel B. "The Cleveland Chamber of Commerce in the Great Depression," (Ph.D. diss., Case Western Reserve Univ., 1984).
Greater Cleveland Growth Assn. Records, WRHS.