Grants

Year Grants Awarded in 2021

Grants Awarded in $839,500

Akron Art Museum

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

FY2022 Corbin Exhibits and Rogers Garden Exhibitions and related programming

Akron Canton Regional Foodbank

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Food Sourcing and Distribution Program

Akron Community Service Center
& Urban League

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
Grants Awarded in 2021

2021-22 STEAM Afterschool Academy expansion

Akron Roundtable

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Akron Soul Train

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Artist-in-Residency Program

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

Amount
$40,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Summit County Disaster Cycle Services

Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Summit County Series

Art Resources Transformations

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Curated Storefront programming

Art Sparks

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Dynamite Duos Program expansion

Arthritis Foundation –
Great Lakes Region, Northeastern Ohio Office

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Asian Services in Action, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 HAPI Fresh Farmers Market Program expansion

Autism Society of Greater Akron

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Adapted Polar Express Train Ride

Battered Women’s Shelter

Amount
$18,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Summit County Crisis Intervention Services

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

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
Grants Awarded in 2021

2021 Summit County Big/Little Match Program

Bluecoats, Inc. – Endowment Fund

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Direct organizational programming costs
for Akron Area

Building for Tomorrow

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Early Childhood Initiative

Candid

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Children’s Concert Society of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 In-School Concert Series

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Transforming the World of Discovery
Capital Campaign

Community Outreach Resources Exchange

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Furniture Bank

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Peninsula Land Project acquisition costs

Cuyahoga Valley Preservation
and Scenic Railway Association

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
Grants Awarded in 2021

Locomotive #1822 restoration

Embracing Futures, Inc.

Amount
$11,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Orthodontic Treatment Program for
Summit County participants

Family & Community Services, Inc.

Amount
$12,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Summit County Mobile Meals Program

Family Promise of Summit County, Inc.

Amount
$13,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Glendora House safety and functionality updates

Freedom House for Women, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Adult Supportive Services Program

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

Amount
$7,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Girl Scout Journey Program

Good Neighbors, Inc.

Amount
$4,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Foldable shopping carts

Good Samaritan Hunger Center, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 General operating

Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc.

Amount
$2,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Grace House Akron, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Built on Love Capital Campaign

Greater Akron Musical Association –
Akron Symphony Orchestra

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Three Red Chair Sponsorships for 2021-22 Season

GroundWorks Dancetheater

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Summit County Performances and Outreach

Haven of Rest Ministries, Inc.

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Humane Society of Greater Akron

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Ford F150 XL Humane Agent vehicle

Humility of Mary Housing, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Help replace HVAC units

International Institute of Akron, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Refugee Employment Services

International Soap Box Derby, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

FY2021 Operating costs

Jewish Family Service of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Older Adult Services

Junior Achievement of North Central, Ohio, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 Summit County Virtual Inspire Program expansion

Let’s Grow Akron, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Operating costs

Magical Theatre Company

Amount
$12,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Season

Musical Arts Association –
Cleveland Orchestra (Blossom Music Center)

Amount
$40,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
Grants Awarded in 2021

2021 Blossom Festival

Ohio Shakespeare Festival

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Season

Opportunity Parish Ecumenical Neighborhood Ministry

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Operating costs

OPRS Communities –
Rockynol Life Care Fund–Akron, Ohio

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Philanthropy Ohio

Amount
$1,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Rape Crisis Center

Amount
$13,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Summit County Crisis Intervention Services

Safety Forces Support Center

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Operating costs

Stewart’s Caring Place

Amount
$20,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 Cancer Wellness Services

Summa Health System

Amount
$100,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 Virtual Reality Treatment for
Traumatic Stress, Substance, and Alcohol Use Disorders

Summit County Children Services –
Graduation Recognition Fund

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Summit County Children Services –
Sharing & Caring Fund

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

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

Amount
$4,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
Grants Awarded in 2021

2021 Contribution Fund contribution

Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

Summit Education Initiative

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Key Steps to Reading Success

The Friends of Children’s Hospital Charity Events

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Contribution

The Oak Clinic

Amount
$5,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021 Wellness Services and Nutritional Programs

The Salvation Army

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Learning Zone

The Well Community Development Corporation

Amount
$12,500
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 Workforce Development Program

The Western Reserve Historical Society – Hale Farm & Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Education and Programs

Tuesday Musical

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Season

United Disability Services, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Help purchase 6 accessible busses and 2 accessible vans

United Way of Summit County and Medina Counties

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Summit County 2-1-1 Information and Referral

Vantage Aging

Amount
$10,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Non-Medicaid Client
Home Wellness Solutions Program

Victim Assistance Program, Inc.

Amount
$8,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2022 24-Hour Crisis Response Program

Weathervane Community Playhouse, Inc.

Amount
$12,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

2021-22 Season

Young Men’s Christian Association
of Akron, Ohio

Amount
$25,000
Category
Grants Awarded in
Year
2021

Camp Y-Noah waterfront rehabilitation

Total: $839,500