College & Career Academies of Akron to Benefit

Granted by Akron Community Foundation
Posted on 03/06/2018
Image of GrantThe Akron Community Foundation has​ announced grants totaling more than $4.5 million, an all-time high for its quarterly distributions.

Nearly $1.1 million of that total will support educational programs, including $491,300 in competitive education and early learning grants awarded by the foundation’s Community Investment Committee.

​From that, APS ​is to receive a $30,000 grant to help prepare teachers for the instructional shift to implement the new College & Career Academies model. College & Career Academies of Akron prepare students with skills that will make them competitive for college admissions or for a high-demand, high-wage career

An additional $40,500 in education funding was contributed through the community foundation’s grant co-investment program, which enables donor-advised fundholders to review the board’s competitive grant applications and support initiatives that align with their charitable interests.
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