Resources Will Assist in Skill Development

Granted from Akron Community Foundation
Posted on 03/24/2022
Image of GrantsAkron Community Foundation (ACF) has awarded a grant to Akron Public Schools for $50,000 to be invested in middle schools. The gift will allow students to explore careers in nonprofit organizations, develop strong personal and interpersonal skills that will help in school and in the community, and develop critical thinking skills by solving real-world problems within our community.

Community Fund of Akron Community Foundation
 $26,584.00
Anonymous Fund of Akron Community Foundation
 $8,000.00
Joan K. Spalding Fund of Akron Community Foundation
 $14,670.00
Orpha and Howard Wellock, Parents of Cheryl Wellock Fund of the Akron Community Foundation
 $746.00

This grant will support a partner-broker who will link to nonprofits that can support the service-learning plans for each middle school.

"We continue to be gifted by our generous and supportive community partners in so many ways," said Akron Public Schools Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack. "All of us at APS, and our students and families are grateful for this contribution."
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