Donor Name: Akron Community Foundation
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/15/2021
People of every race, ethnicity and background deserve the opportunity to achieve their goals. That was the philosophy of Vernon Odom, one of Akron’s most recognized civil rights leaders.
As president of the Akron Urban League for nearly 30 years, Odom spent much of his career improving the lives of Akron’s minority communities through education, advocacy and mentoring.
The Vernon L. Odom Fund makes small grants to innovative programs that promote ethnic and racial harmony in Greater Akron and improve the quality of life within its minority communities.
Qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations should apply.
For more information, visit Vernon L. Odom Fund.