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Your Partner In Philanthropy

Thank you again for trusting Akron Community Foundation with part of your charitable giving.

The benefits of membership

As part of the Akron Community Foundation family, there are many benefits you can count on, including:

  • Grantmaking guidance and support
    We have broad knowledge of nonprofits and community programs in areas such as literacy and education, health and human services, economic and civic affairs, the environment, and the arts. Just contact a member of our community investment staff and they’ll give you as much – or as little – help as you like.
  • Exclusive networking and educational programs
    Get invitations to our educational briefings designed specifically for fundholders. Note, too, our Around Akron Calendar, which is regularly updated and includes events hosted by the community foundation and our funds.
  • Help with growing your fund
    Once you’ve established a fund, you can easily add tax-wise gifts.
  • Online, 24/7 access to your fund
    If you want to check the balance or other details of your fund, you can log on to DonorCentral at your convenience. For more information about this service, please contact our donor-advised fund administrator, Cathy Erisey
  • Personalized service
    You don’t have to rely solely on technology. As a valued fundholder, you get automatic access to all of our charitable expertise, and it’s just a phone call away. If you have questions, concerns or ideas, or if you need guidance or simple research about a giving vehicle or nonprofit cause, please contact our donor services staff, who are ready to assist you.

“The insight of the staff here is so helpful to me. They give me information about programs in the community that would have been difficult, if not impossible, for me to obtain on my own.”

- Martha Booth, fund advisor, Charles E. and Mary K. Booth Family Fund