The Lance and Aileen Porter Foundation strives to provide every Ohioan with the local support and resources necessary to access education and career development opportunities that promote economic mobility. 


Every Ohioan has the opportunity to thrive in pursuit of a day when race and income are no longer predictors of life outcomes.



  • Community

    • We seek to strengthen our work by acting with empathy, learning from others, and leading through partnership.

  • Entrepreneurship

    • We seek to strengthen our work through community partnerships and innovations that challenge the status quo. We respond to local issues implementing accessible solutions through collaboration with community members. 

  • Impact

    • We act with persistence to create outstanding opportunities for all Ohioans, both now and in the future. 

  • Integrity

    • When necessary, we make tough decisions acting firmly on our values, following through on our commitments, and serving as responsible stewards of our resources.