Guardians of Transportation
The Guardians of Transportation have been watching over traffic on the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge since 1932.


There are 3 ways you can directly support our work:

  1. Making a donation to Ohio City Incorporated or to Near West Recreation
  2. Purchase some Ohio City Gear at our online store
  3. Becoming an Ohio City Incorporated Member

Ohio City Small Business Relief Grant Program:

  • We are also raising funds for the second round of our Small Business Relief Grant progam. All funds donated to this initiative will go directly to providing small grants to small businesses in Ohio City. Learn more here.

Ohio City Guardian Program:

  • Organizations and individuals that make a donation of $3,000 or higher will be inducted into our Ohio City Guardian program. As a Guardian, you will receive recognition in our communications and marketing materials throughout the year, visual recognition in our office, and life-long membership to the program. For more information about the program, contact Tom McNair at



  • Please consider a 100% tax deductible gift to Ohio City Incorporated to help us keep the momentum in the neighborhood moving forward.
  • Donations go towards children’s recreation, community engagement initiatives, free events and programming, clean and safe initiatives, small business assistance, and more.