Grants Address Barberton’s Most Pressing Needs
Barberton, OH (February 24, 2016) – Barberton Community Foundation (BCF), an organization that has been committed to improving the quality of life for Barberton residents, announces its first quarter grants. BCF awarded $76,000 to five organizations upon its board of directors’ approval at the February 16, 2017 meeting.
|Organization Name||Focus Area||Program Title||Strategy Area||Amount Received|
|College Now||Educational Excellence||Barberton College Access Initiative||Strategic Collaboration||$55,000|
|The National Inventors Hall of Fame||Educational Excellence||Camp Invention STEM Based Enrichment for Underserved Barberton Youth||Responsive||$3,000|
|Barberton Parks||Community Image||Lake Anna Summer Entertainment Series 2017||Responsive||$4,000|
|Barberton Parks||Community Image||Canadian Geese Control||Strategic Collaboration||$6,000|
|Stewarts Caring Place||Social Services||Cancer Support Services for Barberton individuals and families on their cancer journey||Responsive||$5,000|
|Leadership Akron||Economic Development||Barberton Community Leadership Institute||Strategic Collaboration||$3,000|
Applications for the next quarterly grant cycle are due by April 3rd, 2017. Additionally, the Foundation’s Small Grant Program accepts applications monthly for grants up to $1,000, due the Last Friday of every month. More information is available at www.barbertoncf.org.
About the Barberton Community Foundation:
The Barberton Community Foundation (BCF) has been committed to improving the quality of life for Barberton residents since 1996, through the continual giving power of the original endowment and through funds established by donors with their hearts focused on Barberton.