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Arts & Culture

Keeping the arts alive — and accessible — in Summit County

Performances like those of GroundWorks DanceTheater enrich our community, making it a great place to live.

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.

Since 2000, Akron Community Foundation has directed more than $8 million in competitive grants to such efforts as:

  • World-renowned exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum
  • Empowering nonprofits and community members to share their stories on the Akronist

Are you a fundholder?

We can keep you up to date on the community’s arts and culture landscape. Or, we can offer funding options in this and other areas of interest. Contact Margaret Medzie for more information.

Nonprofits interested in applying for an Arts & Culture grant can review deadlines and other important information on our Community Fund Grants page.