We embrace and enhance the work of you, the charitable individual, family, nonprofit or business that makes a permanent commitment to the good of the community.
To that end, our mission is:
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, we are 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
- Advising fundholders in areas of charitable concern and helping them achieve 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 funders