Akron Community Foundation



The Mission of the foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Greater Akron area by building permanent endowments and providing philanthropic leadership that enables donors to make lasting investments in the community.


To fulfill this mission, Akron Community Foundation is committed to:


  • Serving Akron and surrounding areas with creative, visionary and sensitive grants that address the evolving needs of an area experiencing rapid economic and social change.

  • Devoting special emphasis to programs that enrich the community in the following distinct areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Human Services, and Civic Affairs/Community Services.
  • Advising donors in the areas of their particular concerns and assisting them in achieving the highest likelihood of beneficial results.
  • Demonstrating community leadership by designing innovative programs and acting as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with other foundations.



Web Address

www.akroncommunityfdn.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @@AkronCF

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Akron Community Foundation


Akron Community Foundation awards more than $2.8M in grants: See the list
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The Akron Community Foundation's board of directors approved more than $2.8 million in grants and distributions for local economic...more

Everything's on the Table, Greater Akron: Summit, Medina county residents invited to hash out ...
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The Akron Community Foundation — which is launching On the Table Greater Akron — initially hoped 1,000 people would gather in groups across...more

Administrative, Event and Volunteer Coordinator
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Akron Community Foundation is currently seeking a full-time coordinator to manage events and administration for the community foundation's...more

Bath Community Fund of Akron Community Foundation seeks grant proposals
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The Akron Community Foundation's Bath Community Fund is accepting grant proposals for "programs that enrich the Bath community and...more

Bath Community Fund seeks grant proposals
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1, Bath Community Fund of Akron Community Foundation will accept grant proposals for programs that enrich the Bath community and...more

Fantasy Sports Breaking News
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Matt Tifft (No. 19 Akron Community Foundation/Acquire Investment Toyota) finished third in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS)...more

Akron Community Foundation seeks grant proposals for Gay Community Endowment Fund ...
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The Akron Community Fund's Gay Community Endowment Fund is accepting grant applications for programs that positively impact the local...more

Akron Community Foundation seeks grant proposals for Gay Community Endowment Fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Fund's Gay Community Endowment Fund is accepting grant applications for programs that positively impact the local...more

Akron Community Foundation joins Tifft as he plans double duty at Mid-Ohio
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19 Akron Community Foundation-Acquire Investments Toyota. Tifft will be running double duty this weekend competing in both the Mid-Ohio...more

Good News — Aug. 7, 2017
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

... more than 20 years, died in March at age 89, leaving more than $13,000 to the Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community...more

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Summit County, OH

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