Grants

Category Grants Awarded in
Year 2020

Akron Art Museum

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

FY2021 Corbin Gallery Exhibits and related programming

Akron Canton Regional Foodbank

Amount
$150,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Akron facility renovation under Growing for Good Capital Campaign

Akron Children’s Museum

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Operating during the pandemic

Akron Community Service Center
& Urban League

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 STEAM Afterschool Academy

Akron Roundtable

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

American National Red Cross –
Summit, Portage and Medina Counties Chapter

Amount
$50,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Summit County Disaster Cycle Services

Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Summit County Series

Art Resources Transformations

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Curated Storefront contractors

Arthritis Foundation –
Great Lakes Region, Northeastern Ohio Office

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Autism Society of Greater Akron

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Adapted Polar Express Train Ride

Battered Women’s Shelter

Amount
$17,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Summit County Crisis Intervention Services

Big Brothers and Sisters of
Summit and Medina Counties, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Summit County Big/Little Match Program

Bluecoats, Inc. – Endowment Fund

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Pathfinder Urban Scouting Program

Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Direct organizational programming costs
for Akron Area

Breaking Barriers – Hope is Alive

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Tyler’s Redemption Place Capital Campaign

Building for Tomorrow

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Early Childhood Initiative

Candid

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Central Summit County Choral Society

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

31st Season

Children’s Concert Society of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 In-School Concert Series

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Renovate Rehabilitative Services Department

Community Outreach Resources Exchange

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Furniture Bank

Community Pregnancy Center, Inc.

Amount
$6,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Cribs, crib mattresses, car seats, and formula

Cuyahoga Valley Preservation
and Scenic Railway Association

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Operating costs

Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

45th Performance Season

Downtown Akron Partnership

Amount
$6,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Downtown Akron Beautification Program

Family & Community Services, Inc.

Amount
$12,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Summit County Mobile Meals Program

Freedom House for Women, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Adult Supportive Services Program

Friends of Children’s Hospital Charity Events

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Girl Scout Journey Program

Good Neighbors, Inc.

Amount
$6,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Food Pantry

Good Samaritan Hunger Center, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

General operating

Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc.

Amount
$2,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Greater Akron Musical Association –
Akron Symphony Orchestra

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Three Red Chair Sponsorships for 2020-21 Season

GroundWorks Dancetheater

Amount
$4,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Summit County Performances and Outreach

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-25 Imagine Impact Community Awareness Campaign

Haven of Rest Ministries

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Humane Society of Greater Akron

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

General support during the pandemic

International Institute of Akron, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Refugee Employment Services

International Soap Box Derby, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Trackside concrete sidewalk

Jewish Family Service of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Summit County Seniors: Happy, Healthy and at Home

Kent State University Foundation

Amount
$4,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

First Half 2021 Summit County
First Star Academy Student Cohort

Let’s Grow Akron, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Operating costs

Military Aviation Preservation Society
d.b.a. MAPS Air Museum

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Banquet Hall HVAC unit

Musical Arts Association –
Cleveland Orchestra (Blossom Music Center)

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Investment in the Orchestra

Oak Clinic

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Wellness Services and Nutritional Programs

Ohio Shakespeare Festival

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Season

Opportunity Parish Ecumenical Neighborhood Ministry

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Operating costs

OPRS Communities – Rockynol Life Care Fund–Akron, Ohio

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Philanthropy Ohio

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Rape Crisis Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Summit County Crisis Intervention Services

Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Safe at Home Modification Program

Safety Forces Support Center

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Operating costs

Salvation Army

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Key Steps to Reading Success

Stewart’s Caring Place

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Cancer Wellness Services

Summit County Children Services –
Graduation Recognition Fund

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Summit County Children Services –
Sharing & Caring Fund

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Summit County Children Services
Women’s Auxiliary Board – Contribution Fund

Amount
$4,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution Fund contribution

Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Contribution

Summit Education Initiative

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2019-20 Learning Zone

The Akron Marathon Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 Salaries for three interns

The Hattie Larlham Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Operating during the pandemic

The Well Community Development Corporation

Amount
$8,900
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Install Akron Food Works’ walk-in cooler/freezer

Truly Reaching You

Amount
$7,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Raise the Roof Commercial Warehouse Renovation

Tuesday Musical

Amount
$7,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Season

United Disability Services, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

Parking lot security fence

United Way of Summit County

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2021 2-1-1 Information and Referral

United Way of Summit County

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

University of Akron Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 NutcrAKR

Vantage Aging

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Non-Medicaid Client
Home Wellness Solutions Program

Victim Assistance Program, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020 Summit Victim Assistance Academy

Weathervane Community Playhouse, Inc.

Amount
$12,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Season

Western Reserve Historical Society – Hale Farm & Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Adopt-a-School Program: Leggett Elementary School

Young Men’s Christian Association
of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$50,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2020

2020-21 Licensed Care and Education
(due to pandemic)

Total $950,400