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Akron Community Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

To improve the quality of life in greater Akron by building permanent endowments and providing philanthropic leadership that enables you to make a lasting investment in the community. To fulfill this mission, the foundation is committed to: 1) 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; 2) 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; 3) advising fundholders in areas of charitable concern and helping them achieving the highest likelihood of beneficial results; and 4) demonstrating community leadership by designing innovative programs and acting as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with other funders.


Incorporated in 1955 in OH


Akron Community Foundation

Community foundation




345 West Cedar Street Akron, OH United States 44307

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