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To teach citizens to create local news and information digitally in the community-supported Akronist.

Alchemy, Inc.

To expand the after-school program at Perkins Middle School

Apollo's Fire Outreach

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

Audience Outreach Project

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.

BioEnterprise Corporation

To accelerate the growth of the bioscience industry in the greater Akron area, attracting investment dollars and creating well-paying jobs

BioMedical Corridor Development

To develop a strategy that engages business and non-profits in greater Akron around the creation and implementation of a BioMedical Corridor.

Cascade Village

To support the success of Cascade Village by empowering residents through engagement activities and life-skills education

Center for Economic Progress

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

Center for Nonprofit Excellence

To help Akron's nonprofits undergo generational leadership change by supporting a key center whose purpose is a higher performing nonprofit sector

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