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 rewrites two programs for $280000 in community-based grants
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Hardy and John Garofalo, vice president of Community Investment at the Akron Community Foundation, said that bigger grants will require...more

Foundation seeks funds to buy historic Hudson home
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Hudson Community Foundation

Foundation seeks funds to buy historic Hudson home .... 10 to line up $1.7 million in private donations and grants before the building goes on...more

Foundation seeks funds to buy historic Hudson home
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Hudson Community Foundation

This month, the Priscilla Graham Fund of the Akron Community Foundation committed a $10,000 grant to the purchase of the house....more

Scene listings: Week of May 27
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation “exhALE: Advancing Lived Equality”: 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Akron Civic...more

Akron Community Foundation launches Center for Family Philanthropy, announces building ...
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The idea of the Center for Family Philanthropy, which Burt said is a new ... community foundations, is to help families with their philanthropic...more

Baldwin-Buss House Foundation in Hudson receives $10000 grant
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

HUDSON — The Baldwin-Buss House Foundation has received a $10,000 grant from the Priscilla Graham Fund of the Akron Community...more

Safety Forces Celebrate Community Engagement Fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

John Garofalo, Vice President of the Akron Community Foundation said, “The Akron Community Foundation is excited to support the Fund as...more

Akron Community Foundation announces On the Table grants
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation has approved $50,000 in grants as part of its first On the Table Community Impact Awards. The grants will...more

Akron Community Foundation serves up first On the Table grants
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation is dishing out $50,000 in grants as part of its first On the Table Community Impact Awards, the...more

Akron Community Foundation announces On the Table grants
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation has approved $50,000 in grants as part of its first On the Table Community Impact Awards. The grants will...more

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