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Downtown Akron Partnership



First Night Akron Partners

Thank you to all of our generous supporters!

Founding Partners 


 City of Akron

Akron Beacon Journal & 



Acme Fresh Market  

Shaw Foundation Fund of Akron Community Foundation

County of Summit

FirstMerit Foundation

GAR Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

Ohio Arts Council


PNC Foundation



C.L. Davis Jewelers


The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

John S. Knight Center


METRO Regional Transit Authority

The University of Akron  



Kenneth L. Calhoun, KeyBank Trust

Labels & Letters


OMNOVA Solutions, Inc.

Robert O. & Annamae Orr Foundation


Pat Catan's Craft Centers

Roetzel & Andress 


Sisler McFawn Foundation


The Welty Family Foundation



A. Schulman, Inc.


Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund


Cohen & Company, CPAs


County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services ADM Board


GOJO Industries, Inc.   


Huntington Bank


Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems Corporation


L.R. Moffitt  and L.Q. Moffitt Foundation


The Murdough Foundation 


R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation


Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation  


Lloyd L. & Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation 


Special Friends   


Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.


Glenn R. and Alice V. Boggess Memorial Foundation


Box Creations




The Mayard Family Foundation     


Miller's Party Rental Center     


Two Men and a Truck


Bakery at Hattie's Cafe



Official Radio Partner





First Night Akron is a program of Downtown Akron Partnership.