Established in 1996, the Barberton Community Foundation has awarded over 2,500 grants and scholarships totaling more than $78 million since its inception and invested over $12 million more to promote job creation, neighborhood improvements and educational opportunities within Barberton. The foundation strives to improve, now and forever, the quality of life for Barberton residents by providing leadership on vital issues, fostering collaboration, and creating a legacy of giving to do good. The foundation strengthens the community for current and future generations by proactively directing its flexible grant dollars to the community's greatest needs.
To improve, now and forever, the quality of life for Barberton residents.
To strengthen our community for current and future generations by providing leadership, fostering collaboration, and creating a legacy of giving to do good.
To deliver our mission and realize our vision, we have committed to four areas of focus which, together with our values, will be used as filters for developing, dedicating, and measuring the impact of BCF resources. Those focus areas are: Economic Development, Educational Excellence, Social Service, and Community Image.