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Job Posting for Main Street Barberton
Main Street Barberton is hiring their first Executive Director. Join a new organization looking to revitalize downtown Barberton!
Dr. Suzanne Allen Announces Retirement
Dr. Suzanne Allen Announces RetirementBarberton Community Foundation announced today that Dr. Suzanne Allen, executive director, will be retiring at the end of March 2023. The Board of Directors will appoint Tiffany Peters, currently director of finance, as interim...
Foundation Board Hosts Annual Meeting
Foundation Board Holds Annual Meeting Barberton Community Foundation’s Board of Directors met at the Barberton Public Library for their annual meeting on January 19, 2023. The Foundation has three exiting board members: Josh Gordon, past chair, Denny Liddle and Brett...
Economic Development and Downtown Rehabilitation Funding Available
New funding available: Economic Development and Downtown Rehabilitation Programs In the summer of 2022, in partnership with BCDC, the Barberton Community Foundation launched two new programs to support businesses in Barberton, the Economic Development Assistance...
2023 Scholarships Open
Scholarships open Friday, January 13 Barberton Community Foundation, in partnership with Barberton High School, opens scholarship applications on Friday, January 13, 2023. Scholarships will close at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2023. Scholarships are open to both...
New Scholarship Honors Memory of Barberton Pharmacist
Walt Ritzman Scholarship Fund Barberton Community Foundation is proud to announce a new fund: the Walt Ritzman Scholarship Fund established on November 9, 2022, by Donna Keim and her son, Mike Keim. Donna and Walt ran the Barberton Health Clinic for more than 20...
Main Street Barberton Launches
Main Street Barberton is a nonprofit organization in the City of Barberton focused on rehabilitating and revitalizing the downtown area through economic development and growth activities.
Barberton Resident Jolese Rogers First to use Foundation Scholarship at Bounce
Jolese Rogers is the first Barberton resident to take advantage of Barberton Community Foundation’s scholarship to MORTAR at Bounce Innovation Hub.
Foundation awards Arts and Community Grants
Barberton Community Foundation approved six grants totaling $97,244.14 for the 2022 arts and community cycle programming.
Economic development programs provide funding to businesses
Big Mike’s Automotive & Collision and Pregame Tavern are among 16 recipients be awarded funding from two of Barberton Community Foundation’s newest economic development initiatives.