FirstEnergy Foundation awards grants to area groups in health, business, education, social justice (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)

Date Published: 
February 10th, 2021

From the Akron Beacon Journal:

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated more than $3.4 million to nearly 100 organizations across its service territory as part of “Investing with Purpose,” a company initiative focused on supporting organizations that advance health and safety, workforce development, educational and social justice initiatives. The grants represent the first round of approximately $7 million in charitable contributions the foundation said it will award as part of the program.


Here are the organizations in the Akron region that received grants. The grant amounts and details for some awardees was not available:

  • AMHA Building for Tomorrow:  Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, $20,000 for Parents as Teachers Program and SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) serving over 3,000 at-risk children under age 5 living in AMHA housing. 

Read the Akron Beacon Journal's article "FirstEnergy Foundation awards grants to area groups in health, business, education, social justice," featuring the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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