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Civic Affairs

Civic and economic well-being serves everyone

Kids  tending flowersAkron Community Foundation believes all residents of Summit County can find prosperity and success in the region with the proper mix of money and community involvement.

Over the past decade, the community foundation directed more than $7.6 million in competitive grants that encourage:

Those are just a few. In the last year, donor advisors and designated funds contributed an additional $1.7 million in grants to support these and other civic affairs programs.

Nonprofits interested in applying for a Civic Affairs grant can review deadlines and other important information on our Community Fund Grants page.