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.
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