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Akron Community Foundation: Vernon L. Odom Fund (Ohio)

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The Vernon L. Odom Fund of Akron Community Foundation is seeking grant proposals for programs that promote diversity and enrich the quality of life within local minority communities.

Donor Name: Akron Community Foundation

State: Ohio

City: Akron

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/15/2021

Details

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.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations should apply.

For more information, visit Vernon L. Odom Fund.

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