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Hundreds of individuals, families, nonprofits and local businesses have trusted Akron Community Foundation with their philanthropy over the years. Whether they started a donor-advised fund to give back to their favorite causes, a scholarship fund to help students pursue their educational dreams, or an agency endowment fund to support their nonprofit's mission, all of our fundholders are giving back to the community in meaningful ways.

The following new funds have joined their ranks, and you can, too. Learn how easy it is to start your own charitable fund.

From Dec. 8, 2020, to March 15, 2021, we welcomed 11 new funds:
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This quarter's new funds will benefit art programs, a free clinic in Medina, transportation safety initiatives and more.

  • 3R Fund: Endowment fund established by the 3R (Reentry, Reconnect and Restoration) Foundation.
  • *Donovan Legacy Fund: Designated fund established by Harry A. Donovan Jr. to support OPEN M in honor of Harry A. Donovan Sr. and Fran Donovan.
  • Susan Flowers Family Fund: Donor-advised fund established by Susan Flowers.
  • *Free Clinic of Medina County Endowment Fund: Endowment fund established by David Logsdon to support the Free Clinic of Medina County, which provides free medical care to working residents of Medina County that meet income qualifications.
  • Jones Family Foundation Fund: Donor-advised fund established by Jeffrey Jones.
  • Loveless Family Fund: Donor-advised fund established by Roddy and Catherine Loveless.
  • Sally A. Miller and Joseph G. Miller Family Foundation Fund: Donor-advised fund established by the Sally A. Miller and Joseph G. Miller Family Foundation.
  • Charles and Sherrylyn Neubert Family Fund: Donor-advised fund established by Charles and Sherry Neubert.
  • Richard S. and Alita A. Rogers Designated Fund: Designated fund established by Richard and Alita Rogers to support Art Resources Transformations in promoting the arts by creating highly visible forums for the display of artwork by a diverse group of artists both locally and internationally.
  • The Safety Fund: Field-of-interest fund established by the Akron Automobile Association Safety, Educational and Safety Patrols Fund to support safety education programs in Summit County, including driver training programs, school safety patrols, and community outreach activities.
  • Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Fund: Field-of-interest fund established by the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Foundation to support causes Andrea valued during her lifetime, including assisting the underprivileged and elderly, actively addressing environmental issues, and promoting community service and education.

*Permanently endowed fund

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