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.
"It's a small part of the business," said Rick Krochka, president of Triad, which is in its 25th year and counts Goodyear Tire &amp; Rubber Co., Akron Community Foundation and Klein's...more
The Gay Community Endowment Fund, part of Akron Community Foundation, will host an event to raise money for LGBTQ student scholarships April 19. Tickets ... The Gay Community Endowment Fund is an...more
ArtistsofRubberCity.org or the Akron Community Foundation website http://www.akroncf.org. The application deadline is March 1. The weekly Good News column features awards and recognitions, military...more
The Parent Coalition Heritage Fund awards grants to nonprofits that provide care and enhance quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities.( Akron Community Foundation ). Comment. 0...more
The Millennium Fund for Children recently awarded the Women's Auxiliary Board a $2,000 grant for the effort. The Millennium Fund, operated by the Akron Community Foundation and launched by the Akron...more