The Civic Committee of WITAN is the liaison between the fund-raising arm of the organization and the community at large. We make an effort to balance our donations among the health, education, preservation and arts projects that are presented to us yearly.

Questions about a grant or 

allocation. Contact 


at (
330) 608-5899
      How to Request a Grant or Allocation

WITAN awards up to 15 grants each year. Recipients are 501(c)3 nonprofit agencies or organizations serving the needs of the greater Akron area.

If your project request is for more than $600 please download and submit the form below. Please note that funds will not be available until late May, so your request must fit into this timeline. Grant requests must be postmarked by Novemeber 30, 2016.

If your request is for $600 or less please send a letter to WITAN explaining in detail the nature of your request. The letter should be sent to the attention of the allocations chairmen. Allocation requests must be received by October 31, 2016.

Agencies should provide a description of the project on letterhead with the requested funding amount. Along with the original, please submit 12 copies of your request on 2-sided, 3-hole punch paper. To view and download the Project Summary Form please
click the link below: