Partnership Profiles

The following database was developed to help connect organizations in the partnership development phase easily connect with communities who have successfully established similar partnerships. The partnership profiles are listed according to partnership type.

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ASSOCIATION: YMCA of Greater Cleveland – Cleveland, Ohio

SUMMARY: Constructed a stand-alone YMCA on a 140-acre site that now has a minor league baseball stadium; other attractions are to be added. Y is an anchor tenant among primarily sports and recreation venues.

VALUE PROPOSITION FOR THE CITY: Boosted employment opportunities/economics in the area; shifted operational cost risks to the YMCA

VALUE PROPOSITION FOR THE YMCA: Capital funding from the city expedited facility construction

COMMUNITY BENEFIT: Site is a destination for high end as well as other recreational opportunities; city residents pay a reduced membership rate for 20 years

PRIMARY PARTNER(S): City of Avon

CAPITAL BUDGET: $27.5M ($13.5M facility/$14M infrastructure); $22M funded by the city ($8M facility construction/$14M site infrastructure); YMCA funded $5.5M of construction through long term lease and assumed operational risk

LAND OWNERSHIP: City

FACILITY OWNERSHIP: City

OPERATING SUBSIDY: None

TERM: 20-year operating agreement (20-year renewable)

ECONOMIC IMPACT: $1.3M annually (taxes, tourism, property values, employment, sales); employment: 21FTE, 100 PT

CONTACT (as of 10/1/14): Glenn Haley, CEO

EMAIL: ghaley@clevelandymca.org

PHONE: 216-344-0095

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