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March 2016 - Issue 01
In This Issue:
featuredIntroducing: The Signal
For hundreds of years, the Signal Tree has been a guidepost: for Native Americans on the Portage Trail and for charitable residents seeking a stronger community. It's the visual representation of your Akron Community Foundation. It's also the inspiration for our new quarterly newsletter.

The Signal is a compilation of news, stories and opportunities for you to take that next step. Read it, share it and - most of all - be inspired by it.
Education Funding
article01Cradle to Career: The focus of education funding
We recently announced $2.7 million in grants, including nearly $540,000 for groups aligned with Summit Education Initiative's Cradle to Career continuum, a plan to help all students graduate ready for success on their chosen career pathway. See how our fundholders are making a difference.
Bath Community Fund Annual Meeting
Upcoming Event
Bath Community Fund Annual Meeting - 03.31.16
The Bath Community Fund aims to raise $2.018 million by 2018, Bath's bicentennial year. Join them as they celebrate their successes and plans for the future.
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Children's CEO among 21 new fundholders
article02Bill & Becky Considine among 20 new fundholders
On Dec. 31, we set a record for new funds started in a quarter. Among the establishers was William Considine, president and CEO of Akron Children's Hospital, and his wife, Rebecca. Read how we helped them turn appreciated securities into a charitable asset.
Donor-Advised Funds Guide
Free Guide
Guide to Donor-Advised Funds
Is the country's fasting-growing charitable vehicle right for you? Download this free Guide to Donor-Advised Funds and find out.
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2015 Tax Tips
article03Seven tips for your 2015 taxes
Still working to prepare your 2015 taxes? Some new changes and provisions may affect your return. The IRS offers seven helpful tips for filing your 2015 taxes, including how to avoid phishing and phone scams, preparer fraud and identity theft.
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