There are scores of locally owned businesses and nonprofits, along with working artists and other entrepreneurs. This is only a small sample, and we encourage you to seek out other local organizations to support.

Support a nonprofit: here are lists of the most recent Health & Human Services, Education, Arts & Culture and Civic Affairs grantees.

Downtown Akron Partnership’s 33 Black-Owned Businesses in Downtown Akron

Akron Black Artist Guild

Summit Artspace Artist Directory

Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Center

Greater Akron Chamber Member Directory

Summit Live 365 Artist Directory

Bounce Innovation Hub resident companies