Cathi Lehn
Phone: (216) 664-2421


The Cleveland Climate Action Fund has an active Advisory Board that leads the direction of the Fund and advises grant-making to neighborhood-based projects that help Cleveland residents mitigate and/or adapt to climate change. These individuals and their organizations are committed to meeting the needs of the community through addressing climate issues such as emissions, climate resilience, and adaptation. The Cleveland Climate Action Fund Advisory Board Members include:

  • ArcelorMittal: Summer Paris
  • BrownFlynn: Margie Flynn
  • City of Cleveland: Cathi Lehn
  • Cleveland Clinic: Jon Utech
  • Cleveland Foundation: Stephen Love
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Marc Lefkowitz
  • Cleveland Neighborhood Progress: Divya Sridhar, Linda Warren
  • Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corp.: Lilah Zautner
  • Eaton Corporation: Jenita McGowan
  • George Gund Foundation: John Mitterholzer
  • ioby: Dawn Arrington
  • KeyBank: Andrew Watterson
  • Neighborhood Connections: Tom O’Brien

Founding Partners

The Cleveland Climate Action Fund’s Founding Partners created the Fund and hold permanent seats on our Advisory Board.  Our Founding Partners include:

City of Cleveland
Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Foundation
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The George Gund Foundation

Photo Credit: Dan Hennessy, Aquaponics in Cleveland