Akron Community Foundation is a permanent philanthropic endowment designed to enrich the lives of Summit County, Ohio, residents and meet the changing needs of greater Akron, Ohio.
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... Akron Community Foundation's Family of Funds was created to meet the needs of Summit County's diverse population ... The funds address specific groups in the community, including women, GLBT individuals, children and minorities ... In the past, the fund has supported organizations such as the International Institute of Akron, the Battered Women's Shelter, and the Victim Assistance Program ...
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