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


Around Akron Calendar - Akron Community Foundation
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Rain or shine, each Friday 3-4 trucks will be serving up their specialties in the CG&FS parking lot at the corner of North Forge & East Market in...more

Around Akron Calendar - Akron Community Foundation
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Where. Will Christy Park 1175 W Exchange St Akron, OH 44302 http://www.cvcountryside.org/eat-highland-square. When. 05.18.2017. Time. 4:00...more

Goodyear donates $100000 for Akron Community Revitalization Loan Fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

... Mutual Community Investment Fund of Akron Community Foundation, Home Savings Bank, Summit County and Akron Community...more

Transgender Policy Advocate Applauds Akron's Anti-Discrimination Law
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

He was at the Akron Art Museum yesterday as part of the Akron Community Foundation's Gay Community Endowment Fund annual gathering. And...more

Huntington Bank announces $250000 grant for Akron area revitalization loans
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

... GAR Foundation, Home Savings Bank, Summit County government, the Akron Community Foundation and Allio Family Fund, Paul Thomarios,...more

Huntington-Akron Foundation donates $250000 to city revitalization fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Medical Mutual Community Investment Fund of the Akron Community Foundation, GAR Foundation, Home Savings Bank, Summit County,...more

Akron revitalization fund $70000 closer to $4.5 million goal
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Also providing grants are the Medical Mutual Community Investment Fund of Akron Community Foundation, GAR Foundation, Home Savings...more

Transgender advocate to speak at Gay Community Endowment Fund event
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation will welcome Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, a nationally recognized...more

Akron Community Foundation's Gay Community Endowment Fund sets annual gathering, accepts ...
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Community Foundation's Gay Community Endowment Fund will hold its annual gathering at 2 p.m. May 7 at the Akron...more

Trustees hear update on Bath Community Fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The fund became an affiliate fund of the Akron Community Foundation, which allows the fund to take advantage of the community foundation's...more

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Summit County, OH

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