Donation to NHD national competition

All proceeds from the Great Akron Scarecrow Festival are used to fund projects and programs in the Akron and Westfield communities.

Proceeds from the 2019 festival supported a number of programs including:

  • Akron-Westfield Community School District for lunch program during COVID-19 outbreak
  • Akron Children’s Center
  • Akron Golf Club
  • Akron Public Library for children and young adult books
  • Akron Opera House for sponsorship of Missoula Children’s Theatre Performance
  • Akron Police Department
  • Akron-Westfield National History Day students
  • Akron-Westfield Community School scholarships and music awards
  • Akron-Westfield FFA
  • Akron-Westfield Dance Team
  • Akron-Westfield Art Club
  • Akron-Westfield music program
  • Johnson Juniors 4-H Club

Interested non-profit organizations can apply for donations twice a year:

  •  By December 1 for review/distribution in January
  • By April 1 for review/distribution in May.

Download request form:
Microsoft Word version
PDF version

Donation to Akron Public Library for Books

Organizations may also be asked to present their request at Friendship & Service Club meetings in order to provide more detail or answer questions about the request.

Questions?  Contact or 712-551-7918.