To teach citizens to create local news and information digitally in the community-supported Akronist.
To expand the after-school program at Perkins Middle School
To expand Apollo's Fire's Akron-area presence by supporting the presentation of its five subscription programs at Akron-area venues as well as a series of Baroque Bistro concerts at a popular Akron marketplace throughout the season
To engage diverse audiences during the Akron Civic Theatre's 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons with community-based programming that represents an array of cultures and artistic-disciplines.
To accelerate the growth of the bioscience industry in the greater Akron area, attracting investment dollars and creating well-paying jobs
To develop a strategy that engages business and non-profits in greater Akron around the creation and implementation of a BioMedical Corridor.
To help meet the GAR Foundation challenge grant for the $2.3 million historic restoration of the 1930 Camp Manatoc Conference Center and Dining Hall
To create a Saturday Boys and Girls Club program that will provide educational opportunities and life skills activities for Simon Perkins Middle School students
For Grandparents on the Rise, a program benefiting Simon Perkins Middle School students being raised by their grandparents
To support the success of Cascade Village by empowering residents through engagement activities and life-skills education
To support the National Community Tax Coalition in providing intensive technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to organizations running Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)/Prosperity Campaigns in up to 10 Knight communities
To help Akron's nonprofits undergo generational leadership change by supporting a key center whose purpose is a higher performing nonprofit sector