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From our president: Leading community-wide change
From our president: Leading community-wide change
It’s hard to formulate the right words to express the emotions that 2020 has brought out of all of us.  I often reflect and question, "what are we supposed to take away from this year?" We all have faced challenges and obstacles brought on by recent...
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SHEro campaign supports local COVID-19 relief
SHEro campaign supports local COVID-19 relief
The Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation announced its annual "Who Is Your SHEro?" campaign will run through April 30, with a goal to raise $45,000 to aid nonprofits during this unprecedented...
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Women's Endowment Fund annual dinner to feature Jill Penrose
Women's Endowment Fund annual dinner to feature Jill Penrose
The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation will welcome Jill Penrose, chief people and administrative officer of The J.M. Smucker Company, as the featured speaker at its "For Women, Forever" annual dinner on March 11, 2020. For the past 15...
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Women's Endowment Fund to host annual dinner March 11
Women's Endowment Fund to host annual dinner March 11
The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation invites local residents and community leaders to save the date for its annual "For Women, Forever" dinner on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Goodyear Hall in Akron. The keynote address will be delivered by...
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SHEro campaign honors outstanding women in Greater Akron
SHEro campaign honors outstanding women in Greater Akron
The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation announced its annual "Who Is Your SHEro?" campaign will run through April 30, with a goal to raise $60,000 to benefit women and girls in Greater Akron. Community members are encouraged to make tribute...
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Women's Endowment Fund awards $180,000 in grants
Women's Endowment Fund awards $180,000 in grants
The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation awarded $180,000 to 25 nonprofit organizations on Friday, bringing its cumulative grantmaking total to more than $1.3 million. Yesterday, fund officials announced these grants in front of an audience of...
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