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

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Recent News from Akron Community Foundation


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

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 Awards First On the Table Grants
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation has announced $50,000 in new grants that will benefit projects related to the city's On the Table Greater...more

Akron Community Foundation gears up to address the largest wealth transfer in US history
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Locally, John Petures Jr., president and CEO of the Akron Community Foundation, says in the next decade alone, an estimated $10 billion will...more

Weathervane names more big musicals in '19-'20 lineup
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

... Gold Audio, grants from the Lehner Family Foundation and Akron Community Foundation and donations from theater board of trustee...more

Akron Nonprofit Gets Grant to Help Homeless LGBTQ Youth
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

CANAPI Executive Director Rebecca Callahan said the grant money will be used to support its LGBTQ Youth Housing Assistance Program. “We...more

Regional news briefs: Feb. 20, 2019
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

She serves on several boards including Kent State board of trustees, Akron Children's Hospital and the Akron Community...more

Akron Community Foundation receives $100000 gift
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Siouxland Community Foundation

AKRON, Iowa -- Mike Hohenstein, advisory board chair of the Akron Community Foundation (ACF), an affiliate of the Siouxland...more

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