Walter Wright joined the Cleveland Foundation in 2011 as the project director of the Greater University Circle Community Wealth Building Initiative. This effort is supported by Living Cities, a collaboration of 22 of the nation’s largest foundations and financial institutions. Cleveland is one of five cities nationally selected to participate.

“Walter Wright joined the Cleveland Foundation in 2011 as the project director of the Greater University Circle Community Wealth Building Initiative. This effort is supported by Living Cities, a collaboration of 22 of the nation’s largest foundations and financial institutions. Cleveland is one of five cities nationally selected to participate. The $14.77 million, three-year award of grant and loan funds to the Cleveland Foundation will support community and enhance wealth-building opportunities in Greater University Circle and new development in the Health Tech corridor. Walter earned a bachelor’s degree in art education and a master of arts in education from Case Western Reserve University. He also holds a certificate in studio art from the Cleveland Institute of Art. ”