CoNimby, Inc., a worker-owned company, is the parent and sponsor of CoNimby Foundation, a corporate foundation; The Women’s Foundation of Ohio, which supports womens equity; The Ohio Education Foundation, which provides 529 college funds to disadvantaged students; CoNimby Funds, our portfolio of community development funds; Ohio eSports, an eSports championship league, and other organizations founded by our Chairman and CEO, Robert Farris, Ed.D.


We believe everyone deserves access to equitable opportunities.

In addressing this, we are guided by a vision of building equitable communities: a world in which all people have access to equitable opportunities.

We foster community development by using gap research to found organizations to build equitable communities.


Robert Farris, Ed.D 


Robert Farris, Ed.D is a philantropreneur who has founded organizations to better serve disadvantaged communities and populations. His positions and titles include the following:

Dr. Farris is Chairman and CEO of CoNimby®, Inc., Founder of CoNimby Foundation, The Ohio Education Foundation, and The Women’s Foundation of Ohio.

Dr. Farris is a United States Marines Corps veteran with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice, a Masters in Management, and a Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University.