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New proactive funding is part of nearly $3.4 million in quarterly grants approved by board Akron Community Foundation’s board of directors appr...read more

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Inclusion and diversity make for good business and a strong economy, says the Elevate Greater Akron initiative. A summit Thursday morning at Quaker S...read more

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09.19.2019
30 for the Future
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10.01.2019
Manufacturing Workforce Solutions Forum
GOJO Industries
10.11.2019
Morning Buzz - October
Hilton Garden Inn

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Economic Development

The Greater Akron's economic and business climate is ideal for growing businesses. This is the home of more than 21,000 businesses, including more than 150 Fortune 500 companies that have operations in the region.

The region boasts some of the world's leading liquid crystal and polymer research. Over 16,000 polymer industry employees live here, and Greater Akron is the nation's leading manufacturer of plastic processing equipment. Plus, Akron hospitals rank among the 50 best in U.S.

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