Training addresses suicide prevention in Black, other Communities of Color
A free training session, which will take place Jan. 10 at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, explores the alarming trend of increased suicides among African American youth. The session will help attendees recognize risk factors and learn strategies aimed at reducing this behavior.
Year-end reminders for your donors
Even though 2022’s rough stock market may still be a concern, late-year rallies may help. Chances are not all of your donors’ holdings have had an unusually down year. A gift of appreciated stock is still one of the most tax-savvy ways for donors to support your organization, because capital gains tax can be avoided on the appreciated stock. 
Racial Equity Institute offers Groundwater Training
The Racial Equity Institute is offering a virtual Groundwater Training session Dec. 13. The program examines the characteristics of modern-day racial inequity. And the Groundwater metaphor is designed to help practitioners at all levels internalize the reality of a racially structured society.
Tapping into your endowment is risky business
Your instincts may be telling you that your organization’s endowment fund, similar to your own stock portfolio and retirement funds, perhaps also ought not to be disturbed, no matter how bad the cash crunch may get. Your instincts are correct: Endowments must be handled with care.
Free Guide offers tips to advance year-end giving
As 2022 draws to a close, donors will be looking for ways to maximize their tax savings. Our Year-End Giving Toolkit provides a number of strategies for making the most of year-end giving plans, like charitable gift annuities and donating IRA assets.

Additional Resources

Akron Community Foundation 
345 West Cedar St. Akron, OH 44307

Office Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday
Phone: 330-376-8522 
Fax: 330-376-0202