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Women's forum addresses infant mortality

Women's forum addresses infant mortality

The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation convened a group of nearly 100 health and social service professionals Sept. 14 to discuss issues related to infant mortality in Summit County. The 2017 Forum on Women and Girls, held at the American...
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ACF awards nearly $3 million in grants

ACF awards nearly $3 million in grants

Today, Akron Community Foundation's board of directors approved grants and distributions totaling more than $2.8 million, including $2,345,264 in grants from 124 designated, donor-advised, agency endowment and scholarship funds, and $474,000 in competitive...
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Exciting changes are coming to the Sugar Plum Tour

Exciting changes are coming to the Sugar Plum Tour

The Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation invites area residents to save the date for its 16th annual Sugar Plum Tour, which will take place Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. The Sugar Plum Tour is Akron's premier holiday home tour and the...
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City, ACF grants give boost to neighborhoods

City, ACF grants give boost to neighborhoods

The City of Akron and Akron Community Foundation have announced $249,250 in grants to help residents improve their community through the Neighborhood Partnership Program. In all, matching grants were awarded to 61 projects throughout Greater Akron that will...
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Retired judge chosen as 50th Polsky Award recipient

Retired judge chosen as 50th Polsky Award recipient

The Honorable Carla Moore was named this year's recipient of Akron Community Foundation's Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award. She will receive the award Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, becoming the 50th recipient of this prestigious honor. The...
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Medina County Community Fund awards record grant

Medina County Community Fund awards record grant

The Medina County Community Fund of Akron Community Foundation announced the largest grant in its 24-year history at its annual Spring into Summer event on June 22. Fund officials presented the $15,000 grant to Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers for the...
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Medina women's fund awards $13,000 in grants

Medina women's fund awards $13,000 in grants

The Medina County Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation announced its 2017 grant distributions on Friday, June 16. Grants totaling $13,000 were awarded to nine nonprofit organizations serving women and children in Medina County. Since its...
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