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Northeast Ohio Charitable and Estate Planning Conference

Where

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
3180 West Market St.
Akron, OH 44333
http://www.akronhilton.com/

When

05.07.2020

Overview

Join Akron Community Foundation's Professional Advisor Council for a continuing education course about gifts of S-corp stock and the SECURE Act.

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exhALE: Advancing Lived Equality

Where

The Trailhead at Cascade Lofts
21 West North Street
Akron, OH 44304
https://www.trailheadevents.com/

When

09.18.2020

Overview

Join the Gay Community Endowment Fund for its annual celebration.

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IBH 50th Anniversary Gala

Where

John S. Knight Center
77 E. Mill St.
Akron, OH 44308
https://www.johnsknightcenter.org/

When

09.30.2020

Overview

Join IBH Addiction Recovery Center for a gala celebrating 50 years of saving lives in Summit County and Northeast Ohio.

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Women’s Endowment Fund

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Inspiring, empowering and uplifting women and girls

In 1993, a group of 106 women came together with one goal in mind – to make a difference in the lives of local women and girls. Seeing a need for funding to support programs that empower this population, the women each gave $1,000 to start the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation.

That $106,000 has since grown to more than $4 million, including funds from its recent "For Women, Forever" campaign, which raised more than $2.013 million. To date, the Women’s Endowment Fund has awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to programs that uplift, empower and educate women and girls throughout Akron and all of Summit County.

The group has also funded important studies on women and girls, including "The Economic Status of Women in Ohio," a briefing paper that uncovered great disparities based on race and ethnicity. These studies, along with the fund's biennial forum, help define the Women's Endowment Fund's grantmaking priorities.

Nonprofits interested in applying for a grant from the Women's Endowment Fund can find deadlines and other important information on our Issue-Specific Grants page.

Make a gift to the Women’s Endowment Fund. Or, read its most recent publications to see how the fund is making a difference in the lives of women and girls.
 

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