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Since it was founded, the Millennium Fund for Children has invested nearly $800,000 into grassroots children's programs all over Northeast Ohio.

View the complete history of grants below or learn how to apply.

In 2019, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $49,000 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

  • A Special Wish Foundation, to support the Sparkles of Joy program in Summit and Medina counties, which grants wishes to immunocompromised children, $1,000
  • ACCESS, to provide meals, clothing, health assessments and academic support for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Akron Children’s Museum, to provide free tickets to the museum for disadvantaged children in Greater Akron, $2,000
  • Akron Interfaith Immigration Advocates, to support programs and activities for Akron’s immigrant youth, regardless of their immigration status, $2,000
  • Art Sparks, for Dynamite Duos, an inclusive dance and music curriculum in Akron Public Schools that celebrates students with developmental disabilities while fostering acceptance by their nondisabled peers, $2,000
  • Autism Society of Greater Akron, to support the iCan Bike camp, which teaches individuals with developmental disabilities to ride a two-wheel bicycle, $2,000
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to support enrichment activities for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Caring for Kids, to give children in foster care personal recognition and special attention, like a present on their birthday, that they otherwise may not receive, $2,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association, to provide warm winter pajamas for abused and neglected children in foster care, $2,000
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $1,000
  • City of Akron Police Department, to support the expansion of Safety Town Year-Round to all kindergarten students in Akron Public Schools, $2,000
  • Fallen Fathers Foundation, for the after-school program, which provides a safe environment for youth from kindergarten through 12th grade, $2,000
  • Family Promise of Summit County, to purchase linens, toiletries and diapers for homeless babies and children, $2,000
  • First Congregational Church of Akron, for the Peanut Butter & Jelly Program at Mason Community Learning Center, which provides students in need with healthy food for the weekend, $2,000
  • Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio, to provide running apparel and supplies for girls in need so they can train for the program’s signature 5k event, $2,000
  • Good Samaritan Hunger Center, to provide semimonthly bags of nutritious food for each student at Findley Community Learning Center, $2,000
  • Limitless Ambition, to empower teen girls in the Summit County Juvenile Court system who have been impacted by abuse or neglect to improve their self-esteem, achieve their academic goals, and develop leadership skills, $2,000
  • OPEN M, to provide gifts, school supplies and food to children during the holiday season, $2,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, to support trauma therapy for youth impacted by sexual violence, $2,000
  • Ronald McDonald House Akron, to provide a home away from home for families with children receiving care at Akron Children’s Hospital, $2,000
  • Shelter Care, to provide activities for youth in short-term residential crisis shelters that teach healthy coping strategies and independent living skills, $2,000
  • South Street Ministries, to support an after-school enrichment program for elementary school students in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Stewart’s Caring Place, to provide social events and support services for children who are undergoing cancer treatments or have a loved one who has experienced cancer, $2,000
  • Summit Choral Society, to provide free concert tickets to underserved youth, $2,000
  • Victory Gallop, to purchase recognition items for children with special needs and life-threatening illnesses who complete the therapeutic riding program, $1,000
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse, to provide theater class scholarships for children from low-income families, $2,000

In 2018, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $43,750 to 31 nonprofit organizations:

  • ACCESS, to provide meals, clothing, health assessments and academic support for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Akron Children’s Museum, to provide free tickets to the museum for disadvantaged children in Greater Akron, $1,000
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to support enrichment activities for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Birthcare of Medina County, to provide diapers for infants and toddlers in need, $500
  • Bright Star Books, to provide books for young children who receive services from Summit County WIC clinics, $1,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association, to provide warm winter pajamas for abused and neglected children in foster care, $2,000
  • Child Guidance & Family Solutions, to provide trauma counseling for Bhutanese refugee students at Jennings Community Learning Center, $1,000
  • Children's Concert Society of Akron, to support scholarships for live concert performances at the Akron Civic Theatre for Akron Public Schools students, $500
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $1,000
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio, to celebrate students’ achievements in the agency’s ballroom dance residency program at the annual Colors of the Rainbow Team Match event, $1,500
  • Dreams Academy, for an eight-week mentoring program for African-American males ages 7 to 15 that teaches problem solving, etiquette, academic, financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills, $2,000
  • Family Promise of Summit County, to purchase linens, toiletries and diapers for homeless babies and children, $2,000
  • First Congregational Church of Akron, for the Peanut Butter & Jelly Program at Mason Community Learning Center, which provides students in need with healthy food for the weekend, $1,500
  • GASP: Guardians Advocating Child Safety and Protection, to support child safety activities, including child identification kits, community outreach programs and educational materials, $1,000
  • Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio, to provide running apparel and supplies for girls in need so they can train for the program’s signature 5k event, $1,000
  • Good Neighbors, to provide toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss to children in need, $2,000
  • Good Samaritan Hunger Center, to distribute food to children at Findley Community Learning Center, $1,000
  • The Illusion Factory, to support free children’s theater performances for Akron Public Schools students, $1,250
  • Limitless Ambition, to provide Summit County girls in foster care with Dream Kits, an educational curriculum that increases self-esteem, promotes academic achievement, and cultivates leadership skills, $1,000
  • Medina Community Police Activity League, to support after-school field trips that foster positive relationships between police officers and students in Medina County, $1,000
  • OPEN M, to provide gifts, school supplies and food to children in need during the holiday season, $1,000
  • Proyecto Raices, to provide transportation for students in the Proyecto Raices program, which provides a safe space for Hispanic children in Greater Akron to celebrate their culture while engaging in educational and artistic activities, $2,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Heroes 4 Hope program, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • RePlay for Kids, to support a workshop where volunteers in Summit County can learn how to adapt toys for children with disabilities, $1,000
  • Ronald McDonald House Akron, to provide a home away from home for families with children receiving care at Akron Children’s Hospital, $2,000
  • South Street Ministries, to support an after-school enrichment program for elementary school students in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Stewart’s Caring Place, to purchase craft supplies, toys and books for the Kids Room, a place where children affected by cancer can relax, play and learn coping skills, $1,500
  • Victim Assistance Program, for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,000
  • Victory Gallop, to support an eight-week winter fitness program for children with special needs to increase their agility and promote healthy behaviors, $1,000
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse, to provide theater class scholarships for children from low-income families, $2,000
  • The Well Community Development Corporation, to support a one-on-one mentoring program for fourth-grade students at Mason Community Learning Center, $2,000

In 2017, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $42,800 to 31 nonprofit organizations:

  • ACCESS, to provide meals, clothing, health assessments and academic support for children living at the shelter, $1,000
  • Akron Children’s Museum, to provide free tickets to the museum for disadvantaged children in Greater Akron, $1,000
  • Akron Public Schools, North High School, to create a new digital learning lab that will enhance the school’s robotics and technology programs, $1,500
  • Art Sparks, to support Fabulous Fitness, a movement and music enrichment program that uses dance to teach students at Akron Public Schools about nutrition and exercise, $1,000
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to provide enrichment activities and field trips for children living at the shelter, $1,000
  • Big Love Network, to support a nonpartisan civic engagement program that empowers teens to create lasting change in their communities, $1,000
  • Birthcare of Medina County, to provide warm winter pajamas and bathing supplies for infants and toddlers in need, $500
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve, to support after-school enrichment programs that increase the reading proficiency of at-risk youth, $500
  • Bright Star Books, to provide books to young children who receive services from Summit County WIC clinics, $2,000
  • Caring for Kids, to purchase gifts to celebrate the birthdays and special accomplishments of children in foster care, $1,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association, to provide warm winter pajamas for abused and neglected children in foster care, $2,000
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $1,500
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio, to celebrate students’ achievements in the agency’s ballroom dance residency program at the annual Colors of the Rainbow Team Match event, $1,000
  • DAWN: Developing Alternatives for Women in New Communities, to purchase art supplies for a crafting class for refugee girls in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood, $500
  • Family Promise of Summit County, to purchase linens, toiletries and diapers for homeless babies and children, $2,000
  • First Congregational Church of Akron, for the Peanut Butter & Jelly Program at Mason Community Learning Center, which provides students in need with healthy food for the weekend, $2,000
  • Magical Theatre Company, to support theater productions and drama workshops for homeless youth in Akron, $1,000
  • Medina Community Police Activity League, to support after-school field trips that foster positive relationships between police officers and students in Medina County, $1,000
  • OutSupport, for support services for transgender youth in Northeast Ohio, $1,500
  • Pastoral Counseling Service, to support a drug abuse prevention program for middle schoolers and student athletes in Akron Public Schools, $1,800
  • Proyecto Raices, to provide transportation for students in the Proyecto Raices program, which provides a safe space for Hispanic children in Greater Akron to celebrate their culture while engaging in educational and artistic activities, $2,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Heroes 4 Hope program, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • Red Flags National, to support a mental health awareness and education program for seventh-grade students, parents and teachers in Akron Public Schools, $2,000
  • RePlay for Kids, to support a workshop where volunteers in Summit County can learn how to adapt toys for children with disabilities, $1,000
  • South Street Ministries, to support an after-school enrichment program for elementary school students in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Students With A Goal, to support a mentoring program for young adults in the Summit Lake neighborhood that focuses on learning, leadership and life skills, $2,000
  • Summit Choral Society, to support the Children’s Choir Program, a comprehensive music education program for young singers in first through 12th grade, $1,000
  • Victim Assistance Program, for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,000
  • Victory Gallop, to provide riding scholarships for children with special needs in the therapeutic horseback riding program, $2,000
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse, to provide theater class scholarships for children from low-income families, $1,000
  • Women's Auxiliary Board, Summit County Children Services, to create safer sleeping conditions for kids in the care of children’s services by providing families with beds and cribs, $2,000

In 2016, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $41,900 to 32 nonprofit organizations:

  • Akron Children’s Museum, to provide free tickets to the museum’s new long-term site for disadvantaged children in Greater Akron, $1,500
  • Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs, to replace the camp’s water trampoline, which improves the balance and muscular strength of children with special needs, $1,000
  • Alchemy Inc., to purchase books, writing journals and backpacks for students in the agency’s storytelling workshops, $1,500
  • Art Sparks, to expand the Fabulous Fitness dance program to include special needs classrooms in Akron Public Schools, $1,000
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to provide enrichment opportunities and field trips for children living at the shelter, $1,000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve, to support art programs for at-risk youth that develop their creativity and keep them engaged in positive activities, $1,000
  • Bridges Learning Center, to provide science- and engineering-based activities for students with special needs in Akron Public Schools, $400
  • Bright Star Books Inc., to provide books to young children who receive services from Summit County WIC clinics, $2,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association Inc., to provide warm winter pajamas for abused and neglected children in foster care, $1,500
  • Center for Applied Drama and Autism, to support arts-based social events for children with autism that encourage friendship and self-expression, $1,000
  • Central Summit County Choral Society, to support the Children’s Choir Program, which develops musical literacy in young singers from first through 12th grade, $1,000
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $1,000
  • City of Akron Police Department, to support the Do the Right Thing Program, which rewards students who are positive role models in their community, $1,000
  • Community Pregnancy Center, to provide formula and baby food for infants in disadvantaged families, $1,000
  • Crown Point Ecology Center, to introduce low-income children to organic farming and gardening through the 2017 Summer Farm & Science Camp, $2,000
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio, to celebrate students’ achievements in the agency’s ballroom dance residency program at the annual Colors of the Rainbow Team Match event, $1,000
  • Family Promise of Summit County Inc., to ensure the health and wellness of babies in homeless families by providing parent education programs, essential baby supplies, and financial assistance for checkups and vaccinations, $2,000
  • The Illusion Factory, to support children's theater classes at Summit Artspace in downtown Akron, $1,000
  • Kent State University Foundation Inc., to create a collaborative work space at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center where youth at the correctional facility can learn about coding, audio recording and design while gaining critical problem-solving skills, $2,000
  • Medina Community Police Activity League, to support after-school field trips that foster positive relationships between police officers and students in Medina County, $1,000
  • Portage-Summit Diaper Bank, to provide diapers to families in need in Summit and Portage counties, $2,000
  • Proyecto Raices, to provide transportation for students in the Proyecto Raices program, which provides a safe space for Hispanic children in Greater Akron to celebrate their culture while engaging in educational and artistic activities, $2,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Heroes 4 Hope program, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • RePlay for Kids, to support a workshop where families in Summit County can learn how to adapt toys for their children with disabilities, $1,000
  • Residents Improving Goodyear Heights Together, to start a free community book exchange in Goodyear Heights by placing Little Free Libraries throughout the neighborhood, $1,500
  • South Street Ministries, to support an after-school enrichment program for elementary school students in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Stow-Munroe Falls City School District, to create a "21st century classroom" where students can move freely and work collaboratively, allowing students with learning disabilities to excel, $1,000
  • Students With A Goal, to support a mentoring program for young adults in the Summit Lake neighborhood that focuses on learning, leadership and life skills, $2,000
  • Victim Assistance Program Inc., for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,000
  • Victory Gallop, to purchase safety helmets for children with special needs in the therapeutic horseback riding program, $500
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse Inc., to provide theater class scholarships to children from low-income families, $1,000
  • Women's Auxiliary Board, Summit County Children Services, to create safer sleeping conditions for kids in the care of children’s services by providing families with beds and cribs, $1,000

In 2015, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $46,578 to 32 nonprofit organizations:

  • ACCESS Inc., to provide meals, health assessments, clothing and school supplies for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Akron Area YMCA, to purchase an inflatable water challenge activity for children at Camp Y-Noah, $1,000
  • Akron Art Museum, to support the Night at the Museum program, which showcases the artwork of local students through special exhibitions for students and their families, $1,000
  • Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs, to replace worn buoys and swim lines for the recreational swimming program for children with special needs, $1,900
  • Art Sparks, to expand the Fabulous Fitness dance program for second- and third-graders in Akron Public Schools, $1,200
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to provide enrichment opportunities and field trips for children living at the shelter, $1,000
  • Birthcare of Medina County, to provide winter pajamas and blankets for infants and toddlers in need, $1,000
  • Bright Star Books Inc., to provide books to young children who are enrolled in the Summit Lake, Barberton and Stow WIC clinics, $2,000
  • Building for Tomorrow, to support family outreach events for low-income families in Twinsburg and improve their access to critical early childhood services, $1,000
  • Caring for Kids Inc., to purchase holiday and birthday gifts for children in foster care, $1,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association Inc., to provide a holiday party at the Akron Zoo for abused and neglected children in foster care and their caregivers, $1,000
  • Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture, to support art-based social events for children with autism that encourage friendship and self-expression through art, $1,000
  • Children’s Concert Society of Akron, to help children from low-income families attend the Concert Hall Series, $1,500
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $1,000
  • Crown Point Ecology Center, to introduce low-income children to organic farming and gardening through the 2016 Summer Farm & Science Camp, $2,000
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio, for a ballroom dance residency program that fosters respect, teamwork and self-esteem among Akron Public Schools students, $1,000
  • Elves & More of Northeast Ohio, to purchase bicycles for children in low-income neighborhoods, $1,000
  • Embracing Futures Inc., to teach third-graders about the benefits of oral health through in-class demonstrations, where they receive free toothbrushes and other dental health items, $1,000
  • Family Promise of Summit County Inc., to provide car seats, diapers and wipes for babies in homeless families, $2,000
  • Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio, to provide nutritious snacks for participants of this nationally acclaimed program, which mentors girls in high-poverty neighborhoods through a combination of fitness training and discussions about personal values, respect and self-worth, $2,000
  • Good Neighbors Inc., to purchase uniforms for needy students in Akron Public Schools, $2,000
  • GriefCare Place Inc., for grief camps and school-based grief counseling groups that help children and teens cope with the loss of a loved one through art, music and therapeutic peer activities, $1,000
  • Leggett Community Learning Center, Akron Public Schools, to support the Leader in Me program, which helps increase attendance and test scores by teaching students about respect and personal responsibility, $1,000
  • Magical Theatre Company, to support theater productions and drama workshops for homeless children in Akron, $2,000
  • OPEN M, for an early childhood education program that prepares children from low-income families for kindergarten, $2,000
  • OutSupport Inc., for support services for transgender youth in Northeast Ohio, $1,500
  • Portage-Summit Diaper Bank, to provide diapers to families in need in Summit and Portage counties, $2,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Tina Project, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • Shelter Care Inc., to support recreational activities for at-risk youth in the respite care program, $1,778
  • South Street Ministries, to support an art therapy mentoring program for teen girls in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Victim Assistance Program Inc., for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,500
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse Inc., to provide theater class scholarships to children from low-income families, $1,200

In 2014, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $38,500 to 30 nonprofit organizations:

  • ACCESS, to provide meals, health assessments, clothing and school supplies for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs, to purchase a shower commode chair that will allow campers with disabilities to independently bathe and use the restroom, $1,625
  • Battered Women’s Shelter, to provide enrichment opportunities and field trips for children living at the shelter, $1,000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve, to support art programs for at-risk youth, $1,000
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association, to purchase coloring books and games for abused and neglected children in foster care, and to provide a holiday movie outing for the kids and their caregivers, $1,000
  • Children’s Concert Society of Akron, to help children from low-income families attend the Concert Hall Series, $1,500
  • Community Hall Foundation, to support a series of family-friendly productions at Akron Civic Theatre, $1,000
  • Crown Point Ecology Center, to introduce low-income children to organic farming and gardening through the 2015 Summer Farm & Science Camp, $2,000
  • Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet, to help children from low-income families attend live dance performances at the Akron Civic Theatre, $1,000
  • Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio, for a ballroom dance residency program for students of Akron Public Schools that fosters respect, teamwork and self-esteem, $1,000
  • First Congregational Church of Akron, for the Peanut Butter & Jelly Outreach Program at Mason Community Learning Center, which provides students in need with food for the weekend, $2,000
  • GASP: Guardians Advocating Child Safety and Protection, to support child safety programs that teach children about Internet safety, sexting, bullying and abuse, $500
  • Girls on the Run of Greater Summit, to provide nutritious snacks for participants and teach healthy eating habits, $2,000
  • Good Neighbors Inc., to purchase toothpaste and toothbrushes for children in need, $1,000
  • Good Samaritan Hunger Center, to supply high-protein groceries to children in need during the summer, $1,000
  • Grace Academy of Small Wonders, for the "Feeling Good About Me" program, which builds the self-esteem and social skills of young girls, $2,000
  • GriefCare Place Inc., for grief camps that help children and teens cope with the loss of a loved one through art, music and therapeutic peer activities, $1,000
  • Here’s Hope Horse Farm, for the summer therapeutic riding program for children with special needs, $2,000
  • Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio, to support financial literacy and work readiness programs for students at Mason Community Learning Center, $500
  • Leggett Community Learning Center, Akron Public Schools, to support a basketball program that teaches youth about team building, respect and discipline, $633
  • Magical Theatre Company, to support theater productions and drama workshops for homeless children in Akron, $2,000
  • Mobile Meals Inc., to provide medically prescribed supplements to children in need, $1,000
  • OPEN M, for an early childhood education program that prepares children from low-income families for kindergarten, $2,000
  • Project Shoes, to provide shoes to Akron Public Schools students in need, $1,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Tina Project, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • Shelter Care Inc., to support recreational activities for at-risk youth in the Respite Care Program, $1,000
  • Summit Cycling Center, to raise awareness about the Safe Routes to School program, which encourages students in Akron Public Schools to walk or bike to school, $542
  • Victim Assistance Program, for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,500
  • Victory Gallop, to support the 2015 Summer Fun Day for children in the therapeutic horseback riding program, $500
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse Inc., to provide theater class scholarships to children from low-income families, $1,200

In 2013, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $41,935 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

  • ACCESS Inc., to provide meals, clothing and school supplies for children living at the shelter, $2,000
  • Act II Productions DBA: The Illusion Factory, for free live theater performances for children in need, $1,975
  • Aladdin Foundation of Akron, to purchase window air conditioning units for families with premature infants or children with chronic respiratory illnesses, $1,000
  • Autism Society of Greater Akron, for a multi-sensory story time program at the library for children with disabilities, $1,345
  • Caring for Kids Inc., to purchase holiday and birthday gifts for children in foster care, $1,900
  • CASA Board Volunteer Association Inc., for the CASA Holiday Toy Shop, which provides gifts to abused and neglected children in the Summit County court system, $1,000
  • Children’s Concert Society of Akron, to help children from low-income families attend the Concert Hall Series, $1,500
  • Christ Child Society of Akron, to provide essential newborn items and child safety literature to mothers of at-risk babies, $2,000
  • Community Pregnancy Center Inc., to purchase formula for the Feeding Hungry Children program, $2,000
  • ​Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet, to help children from low-income families attend live dance performances at the Akron Civic Theatre, $1,500
  • First Congregational Church of Akron, for the Peanut Butter & Jelly Outreach Program at Mason Community Learning Center, which provides students in need with food for the weekend, $2,000
  • Good Neighbors Inc., to purchase toothpaste and toothbrushes for children in need, $1,000
  • GriefCare Place Inc., for the Growing Through Grief Kids’ Camp, which helps children and teens cope with the loss of a loved one through art, music and therapeutic peer activities, $2,000
  • Here’s Hope Horse Farm, for the 2014 summer therapeutic riding program for children with special needs, $2,000
  • Mental Health America of Summit County Inc., to provide martial arts classes for children with severe behavioral disorders while their parents attend support group meetings, $1,000
  • Mobile Meals Inc., to provide medically prescribed supplements to children in need, $2,000
  • Opportunity Parish Ecumenical Neighborhood Ministry, for an early childhood education program that prepares children from low-income families for kindergarten and assesses them for developmental delays, $2,000
  • Pajama Program, Eastern Ohio Chapter, to purchase books and cold-weather pajamas for children in need, $1,000
  • Rape Crisis Center, for the Tina Project, which helps prevent teen dating violence by educating middle and high school students about healthy relationships, $2,000
  • RIGHT – Residents Improving Goodyear Heights Together, for a student learning project at Seiberling Community Learning Center in which students build a greenhouse with recycled plastic bottles and learn to grow their own fruits and vegetables, $2,000
  • Ritzman Community Learning Center, Akron Public Schools, for the "Are You Longer Than a Third Grader?" project, where students use the measurement skills they’ve learned in the classroom to measure live animals at the Akron Zoo, $875
  • Shelter Care Inc., for independent living classes and art programs that focus on developing positive coping mechanisms and responsible behavior in neglected youth, $1,840
  • South Street Ministries, to support math and reading tutoring and health education programming for youth in the Summit Lake neighborhood, $2,000
  • Stewart’s Caring Place Inc., to purchase materials for the digital art therapy program for teens with cancer, $2,000
  • Victim Assistance Program, for the "Kids Need a Firm Foundation" picnic for children who have witnessed or been victims of violence, $1,000
  • Weathervane Community Playhouse Inc., to provide theater class scholarships to children from low-income families, $1,000

In 2012, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $48,000 to 34 nonprofit organizations:

In 2011, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $43,000 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2010, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $43,000 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2009, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $35,575 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2008, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $39,770 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2007, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $41,653 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2006, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $37,570 to 24 nonprofit organizations:

In 2005, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $42,951 to 29 nonprofit organizations:

In 2004, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $36,944 to 29 nonprofit organizations:

In 2003, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $38,093 to 25 nonprofit organizations:

In 2002, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $37,074 to 26 nonprofit organizations:

In 2001, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded grants totaling $37,311 to 25 nonprofit organizations:

In 2000, the Millennium Fund for Children awarded its first grants totaling $21,578 to 13 nonprofit organizations:

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