Together, we can create a strategic plan for your charitable giving.
Make an Impact with a Donor-Advised Fund
Community foundations pioneered donor-advised funds back in 1931. In the 1990s, many national for-profit companies and some major nonprofits began offering them too. But, we still believe your best partner is close to home, and if you live or work in Greater Akron, your local donor-advised fund partner is Akron Community Foundation.
Through its own grantmaking and initiatives, Akron Community Foundation understands the philanthropic landscape of your community and can provide valuable insight into the nonprofits that make it a great place to live, work and play.
Akron Community Foundation funds distribute record $4.5 million in quarterly grants
Akron Community Foundation awards $3.3 million in grants
Here are some of the ways we can help you make your charitable impact:
- We’ll share with you our more than 60 years of experience – including which organizations are collaborating, which ones meet a service gap, and where your grantmaking will be most effective – but only when you ask: We’ll never interfere with your personal charity.
- We can connect you with fundholders who have similar interests so you can tackle community issues together.
- We can direct you to nonprofits you may not be aware of. If you have an interest in a specific cause but aren’t sure who to work with locally, we can help direct you.
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By The Numbers
As of Mar. 31, 2018
In Grants Given
62 Years of Local Service
5-Year Net Return
In Charitable Assets