Tracy Burt

Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Akron Community Foundation

As the leader of the marketing and communications department, Tracy is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the community foundation’s marketing initiatives and management of the organization’s brand.

As an account director at Akhia Communications, a local public relations and marketing agency, Tracy developed and executed integrated marketing plans for a variety of business-to-business and consumer clients. She has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Kent State University.


Community Foundations Topical Call: Telling the Story of your Community Foundation’s Philanthropic Services

Posted on February 26, 2024 by Nicolette Rea, Karen Hrdlicka, Tracy Burt, Jennifer Olson Curry

Community foundations have been serving giving families for many decades. Recently more and more community foundations have been re-examining how they are promoting the philanthropic services they offer to donor families. How have community foundations successfully marketed their services to encourage families to partner with them on their philanthropy? What are the changes that some community foundations have made that… Read More