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

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

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

Download request form:
Microsoft Word version
PDF version

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.

Proceeds from the 2021 festival supported a number of programs including:

  • Akron Area Museum
  • Akron Children’s Center
  • Akron Golf Club
  • Akron Public Library for children and young adult books
  • Akron Fire & Rescue
  • Akron Opera House for sponsorship of Missoula Children’s Theatre Performance
  • 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