Skip to main content
This website uses cookies to ensure the best user experience. View more.
Horizontal Rule

Impacting Targeted Populations and Regions

Through our eight affiliate funds – and the thousands of donors who support them and advisory board members who lead them – Akron Community Foundation is able to provide creative philanthropic solutions to targeted geographic regions and areas of interest.

In addition to the community foundation’s broad quarterly funding that supports health, arts, education and civic affairs initiatives, grants from the foundation’s affiliate funds strategically benefit programs serving women, children, LGBTQ+ individuals, racial minorities, Bath Township, Medina County and the Green community.

Each affiliate fund has its own unique history and area of focus, as well as special events and fundraising opportunities, rallying support from thousands of like-minded donors across the community. Akron Community Foundation works closely with each group’s advisory board to determine how they can make the most impact by funding trusted programs and innovative solutions. The funds' grantmaking dollars grow through a unique blend of endowment income and annual fundraising.

Learn more about each fund:

Inspiring, empowering, and uplifting women and girls in Summit County
Bath Community Fund logo
Preserving the history, beauty and legacy of Bath Township
Small grants make a big difference for local children
Advancing a lived equality for LGBTQ+ people in Greater Akron
Improving life for everyone in Medina County
Championing racial equality
Strengthening the Green community
Improving the lives of Medina County’s women and children
Horizontal Rule

Stay Connected

Sign up for our Signal e-newsletter