The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation has awarded $462,500 in grants and gifts to charities and charitable activities, mostly in the Akron and Summit County areas.

The largest award, $150,000, went to Akron Children’s Hospital for its Building on the Promise capital campaign.

Other awards included:

•?Akron Art Museum, $10,000 for its Real/Surreal Exhibit.

•?Akron Community Service Center & Urban League, $5,000 for its Summer Enrichment Day Camp.

•?Akron General Development Foundation , $10,000 for an on-site medical clinic at East Akron Community House.

•?Akron Marathon Corp., $7,000 for two interns.

•?Battered Women’s Shelter, $15,000 for its Summit County Crisis Intervention Program.

•?Boys and Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve, $10,000 for direct programming costs.

•?Cleveland Modern Dance Association, $5,000 for Summit County outreach.

•?Cow Creek Presbyterian Church, $3,000 for a 2013 contribution.

•?Downtown Akron Partnership, $4,000 for its Downtown Akron beautification program.

•?First Book, $5,000 for its Everyone Reads Initiative.

•?Freedom House for Women Inc., $10,000 for its Adult Supportive Services program.

•?Friends of Children’s Hospital Harness Race Rally, $2,000 for a 2013 contribution.

•?Guidestone, $5,000 for its move into a new location.

•?Hattie Larlham Community Living, $9,000 for its Akron Urban Garden.

•?International Soap Box Derby Inc., $25,000 for the 76th All-American Soap Box Derby and its Gravity Race Challenge.

•?Junior Achievement of North Central, Ohio, $5,000 for Summit County school programs.

•?Leadership Akron, $5,000 for the Class XXX yearbook.

•?Legacy III Inc., $5,000 for its Humble Beginnings program.

•?Let’s Grow Akron Inc., $10,000 for operating costs.

•?Magical Theatre Co., $7,500 for its residence performance program.

•?Musical Arts Association-Cleveland Orchestra (Blossom Music Center), $40,000 for its 2013 Blossom Festival.

•?Nazareth Housing Development Corp., $15,000 for its Operation Alteration.

•?Ohio Shakespeare Festival, $5,000 for its 2013 season.

•?Ohio Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Park, $15,000 for a Gold Star Father statue.

•?Pregnancy Care of Summit County, $10,000 for its GUIDE program.

•?Progress Through Preservation, $5,000 for a fourth gift to Preservation House Restoration.

•?Rape Crisis Center, $10,000 for its sexual assault victim advocacy program.

•?Rebuilding Together Summit County, $10,000 for its Safe at Home program.

•?RED Company (, $5,000 for its third season.

•?Stewart’s Caring Place, $10,000 for its new program service model.

•?Summit County Children Services Women’s Auxiliary Board, $4,000 for a 2013 contribution.

•?Tuesday Musical Club, $6,000 for its education and outreach program.

•?Weathervane Community Playhouse Inc., $10,000 for its semiannual newsletter and 2012-2013 season.

•?Western Reserve Historical Society (Hale Farm & Village), $10,000 for its Adopt-a-School program for Leggett elementary in Akron.

For information concerning grant applications: call 330-762-6427; write to Corbin Foundation, Akron Center Plaza, 50 S. Main St., Suite 703, Akron, OH 44308; email; or visit