Grants

The Akron Bar Foundation (Foundation) welcomes grant request from 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations to fund law-related programs or projects that serve the communities of Summit County, Ohio. Before submitting your grant request packet, we recommend that you verify that your programs or projects match our interests. If you have questions about the grant request packet or the Foundation, please contact the our Foundation and Office Operations Director. The Foundation strongly encourages community collaboration!

 


Submission Deadline

The Foundation reviews grant request received between the 1st day of March and the last Friday in March. To be eligible for consideration, please complete and submit a Grant Request Packet (Packet). Incomplete or late submissions will not be eligible for consideration, and submission does not guarantee endowment.

 


Submission Instructions

Electronic

To complete an electronic submission, please combine the Packet's separate documents into one (1) pdf file, and email this file to the Foundation and Office Operations Director.

 

Mail

Akron Bar Foundation
Attn: Foundation and Office Operations Director
57 S. Broadway Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Please Note: At this time, the Akron Bar Association is experiencing delays will mail delivery from all carriers. For a grant request packet to be eligible for consideration, Foundation staff must receive your submission prior to the last Friday in March.

 


Grant Request Packet

New Applicants

Please include the following documents in your grant request packet:

  1. A Cover Letter;
  2. A Grant Request Form;
  3. Last Fiscal Year Statement of Revenue, Support, and Expense Form;
  4. A Current Fiscal Year Statement of Revenue, Support, and Expense Form;
  5. And a Project or Program Budget Form.

Previous Grant Recipients

Please include the following documents in your grant request packet:

  1. A Cover Letter;
  2. A Grant Request Form
  3. Last Fiscal Year Statement of Revenue, Support, and Expense Form;
  4. A Current Fiscal Year Statement of Revenue, Support, and Expense Form;
  5. Project or Program Budget Form;
  6. A Interim Report Form, which is completed mid-way through project or program;
  7. And a Final Report Form.

Please Note: Forms may open with different titles, but they are correct. Also, the Last Fiscal Year and Current Fiscal Year are different forms, so please do not use one form for both.

 


Reporting

If the Foundation awards endowment, grant request recipients are required to submit an Interim Report and Final Report.

Please Note: Interim or Final Grant Request Reports are due by the 31st day of December.

 


Past Grant Request Recipients

 


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