Keeping the Arts Alive –
and Accessible – in Summit County
Summer dance performances in the parks, cultural festivals in every neighborhood, and the Cleveland Orchestra under the stars at Blossom Music Center: These are just some of the cultural activities that make Summit County a fantastic place to live, work and raise a family.
Arts & Culture Grants
Decades of Strategic Funding
Since 2000, Akron Community Foundation has invested $11.7 million in Arts & Culture initiatives. See a history of our grants.
Nonprofits interested in applying for a grant can review deadlines and other important information on our Competitive Grants page.
Our funding supports:
World-renowned art exhibitions and programs, including those at the Akron Art Museum
Empowering nonprofits and community members to share their stories on the Akronist