Institute for Emerging Philanthropists

We are excited you have decided to apply to be part of the 2021-2022 Institute for Emerging Philanthropists. Through the institute, participants are exposed to the critical needs of the community and taught innovative, evidence-based methods of practicing strategic philanthropy, while connecting with a network of highly motivated charitable professionals.

This structured seven-session program (September – June) helps participants identify their personal philanthropic goals and develop plans for a lifelong commitment to improving our community. The program culminates in a graduation ceremony where students announce the grants their class has awarded based on their training.

This application form can be completed and submitted online or printed and returned to Karen Hrdlicka at Akron Community Foundation, 345 W. Cedar St., Akron OH 44307.

Please apply by April 15.

View 2021-2022 Class Timeline.

  • Institute for Emerging Philanthropists Application

    Please apply by April 15.
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Karen A. Hrdlicka
Karen A. Hrdlicka Director, The Center for Family Philanthropy
Call me at 330-436-5640 or email me
Interested in Uniting Your Family Through Philanthropy?

Together, we can create the best giving strategies for you and your family.