Welcome to The Presidents’ Council Foundation (PCF). Located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, The Presidents’ Council Foundation’s mission is to our mission is to act as a catalyst for inclusion, to support, develop and advocate for current and future generations of African-American entrepreneurs and leaders.

We carry out our mission with compassion and respect by developing relationships and resources to support the economic growth of African-American businesses and providing business education of African-American youth.

The Presidents’ Council Foundation, Inc. (PCF) was founded in 2000, by The Presidents’ Council LLC, an organization comprised of chief executive officers of some of Northeast Ohio’s largest African-American owned and operated companies.  The PCF is the nonprofit corporation that funds The Presidents’ Council LLC’s, education and research initiatives.  As a public charity, The PCF’s intent is to receive income from a wide variety of public and private sources to act as the catalyst for change and improvement in Northeast Ohio’s economy through its support of entrepreneurial training, economic research and other charitable causes.

Emerging Entrepreneurs

The Emerging Entrepreneurs Program (EE) assists African-American entrepreneurs, whose companies enjoy high growth potential, to move beyond the emerging phases and become vibrant, fully realized businesses. In partnership with Baldwin-Wallace …
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PC Scholars

Each fall, the PCF works with high school guidance counselors in the Cleveland area, to select a group of sophomores whose GPAs range from 2.5 – 3.0, have a career interest in business, construction, entrepreneurship, financial services, healthcare, …
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Our Partners

  • Medical Mutual

    Medical Mutual

  • Tri-C


  • Abington Foundation

    Abington Foundation

  • Baldwin Wallace

    Baldwin Wallace

  • RSVP Consulting

    RSVP Consulting

  • Olikim Consulting

    Olikim Consulting

  • Charter One


  • Cleveland Foundation

    Cleveland Foundation

  • Dominion Foundation

    Dominion Foundation

  • Dominion Solutions

    Dominion Solutions

  • College Now

    College Now

  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District


  • Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Indians

  • Jones Day

    Jones Day

  • Key Bank

    Key Bank

  • Sherwin Williams

    Sherwin Williams

  • Ernst & Young

    Ernst & Young

  • Chase


  • Cargill