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Family Philanthropy Tools: Growing Goodness
Family Philanthropy Tools: Growing Goodness
No matter the age of your children, the things you teach them today will impact their philanthropic view for the rest of their lives. This may sound daunting, but The Center for Family Philanthropy is here to offer the necessary tools and research to support...
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Family Philanthropy Tools: Money Messages
Family Philanthropy Tools: Money Messages
"Money doesn’t grow on trees." "Save for a rainy day." Though everyone has a different relationship with and viewpoint on money, you've heard money messages like this throughout your life. These money messages, especially ones you heard growing up, can...
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Family Philanthropy Tools: Life Legacy Conversations
Family Philanthropy Tools: Life Legacy Conversations
Have you heard of an ethical will? Ethical wills are simply a personal legacy letter that shares your values, blessings, life lessons, hopes and dreams for the future. They serve as love letters, not legal documents, and are intended to live beyond your...
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Transforming Akron Middle Schools Through a Nonprofit Lens
Transforming Akron Middle Schools Through a Nonprofit Lens
By Chris Miller, Communications & Community Investment Officer This September, Akron Public Schools (APS) will welcome educators and administrators from all over the country to learn more about an innovative model it launched here in 2017: the College...
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Creating a Welcoming New Home
Creating a Welcoming New Home
Local nonprofits help resettled residents through partnerships, philanthropy When the United States pulled out of a 20-year occupation of Afghanistan this summer, it triggered a humanitarian crisis that displaced more than 550,000 Afghans, nearly 1,000 of...
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A Sustainable Response
A Sustainable Response
How the nonprofit landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through Akron, followed quickly by a state-issued shutdown, Portage Path Behavioral Health had to completely modify its operations overnight to ensure its...
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A Proactive Approach
A Proactive Approach
At the Greater Akron Chamber’s inaugural Inclusion Summit in September, a stark picture of disparity and inequity was painted: For every $100 white families earn, black families earn $57. Even more stark: For every $100 of wealth a white family accumulates,...
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All in the Family
All in the Family
Everyone has a story to tell. The stories of donors at Akron Community Foundation are as unique as the people who tell them. A second-generation business owner who was taught early on to help those less fortunate. A retired nurse whose desire to give started...
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