CLEVELAND & AKRON, OHIO– (August 1, 2016)—Apple Growth Partners Community Outreach Charitable Giving Fund of Akron Community Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for financial literacy education.
History of the Fund
Established in 2009, the Apple Growth Partners Community Outreach Charitable Giving Fund of Akron Community Foundation was created to recognize the importance of supporting civic events and philanthropic organizations in the communities in which we serve.
As Accountants + Business Advisors, the AGP Fund hopes to strengthen non-profits in our community by supporting financial literacy education programming both financially and through volunteerism. The AGP Fund welcomes applications from any 501(C)(3) organization in Northeast Ohio for financial literacy education programming.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org using the AGP Fund Grant Application. Grant applications will be accepted through September 30, 2016 and all grants will be disbursed by December 31, 2016. Grants will average between $500 and $1,000.
In 2015, the Apple Growth Partners Community Outreach Charitable Giving Fund of Akron Community Foundation provided grants to four local non-profits.
Asian Services In Action, (ASIA) Inc. received funding for its Peer Lending Circles – Financial Literacy Classes; Reaching Above Hopelessness and Brokenness Ministries (RAHAB) Inc. for its Back on My Feet program; The Twelve of Ohio Inc. for Independent Living Training; and the United Way of Trumbull County, Inc. for Financial Empowerment of Women.
Apple Growth Partners has offices in Akron and Cleveland and serves the Northeast Ohio market and beyond. AGP focuses on assisting privately held businesses and their families achieve healthy growth. AGP offers a full range of attest, tax planning and compliance, business valuation, litigation consulting and transactional advisory services. Through its strategic partnerships, Apple also provides financial planning, asset management solutions, ACA reporting compliance and third party administration of retirement and health plans.