Initiatives


Game Changer Awards

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Do you know someone who has made a difference in the Barberton community or someone from Barberton who has made a significant impactful difference within their field? Someone who has played a key role in building a better Barberton through their leadership, vision, and commitment to making a positive impact? If you know someone that fits these exemplary qualities, please nominate an individual or organization for the Barberton Community Foundation’s Game Changer Award! The winners will be recognized at our Annual Dinner every fall.

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Magic Mile

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The Magic Mile is an initiative of the Barberton Community Foundation, which helped fund the building of a pedestrian bridge to give towpath users a way of reaching Robinson Avenue and downtown Barberton.

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Youth Philanthropy


The Barberton Community Foundation (BCF) established the Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) in 2000, giving youth the opportunity and legitimate authority to directly improve the lives of Barberton residents.

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