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 Community Foundation launches capital grant program
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation has awarded the first capital grants in its history, with the Akron Civic Theatre and Stark State College among...more

Akron Community Foundation announces $2.3 million in distributions, including first-ever capital ...
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation today announced more than $2.3 million in grants and distributions--including 27 grants totaling...more

Grant helps give local kids healthy smiles
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Since 1957, Good Neighbors has been providing food to those in need in the community. But in recent years, its volunteers noticed that...more

Akron leader aims to spread civility and kindness through new Akron Community Foundation fund
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

AKRON, Ohio – A new fund established at Akron Community Foundation aims to promote civility and kindness, a first of its kind in the...more

Soap Box Derby receives $20000 Akron Community Foundation grant
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"The Akron Community Foundation does such tremendous work in Akron, and we are grateful that our organization has gained the confidence to...more

2nd-graders learning water safety
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

... thanks to the generosity of individuals and sponsors including Home Savings Bank, Akron Community Foundation, Akron Children's Hospital,...more

Charity events: Halloween costume balls, Men Who Cook
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation “For Women, Forever” Dinner: March 5 at Goodyear Hall, 1201 E. Market St.,...more

Grants for LGBT initiatives to be offered by Akron Community Foundation
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

Akron-area nonprofits can apply for funding for LGBT-focused initiatives through the Gay Community Endowment Fund's new impact grant...more

Grants for LGBT initiatives to be offered by Akron Community Foundation
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

AKRON, Ohio -- Akron Community Foundation announced it will award impact grants starting at $10,000 to local LGBT programs through its...more

Grants for LGBT initiatives to be offered by Akron Community Foundation
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The foundation will give preference to grant proposals supporting suicide ... about the community and creating safer environments for LGBT...more

Geographic Focus

Summit County, OH

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