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Date Published: February 23, 2021

Abington Foundation

The Abington Foundation was established to support organizations which promote community health, welfare and education, primarily in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Primary Program Areas: Education, Health care –– with an emphasis on geriatrics and nursing; Economic independence –– the promotion or sustaining of individual and family self–sufficiency Cultural activities. Deadlines: December 1, May 1, September 1.

Akron Community Foundation

Only one grant from the Foundation™s Community Fund can be awarded to your organization per fiscal year, which runs April 1 through March 31. Grants are awarded to programs in the following categories: arts & culture, education, health & human services, civic affairs.

Althans Foundation

The Althans Foundation supports established organizations in Cuyahoga County that serve the broad range of personal care, development and enrichment needs of at–risk children, birth to age 18. Within these broad categories, the Foundation places primary emphasis on 2 distinct areas: Literacy Promotion and Support Services for the Visually Impaired. The Althans Foundation will focus on organizations based in Cuyahoga County. However, applications from…

Ann Sherry Foundation

The Foundation focuses its charitable and educational efforts in three areas. The first is education, where the Foundation is interested in providing funding for innovative and technological approaches to public education. The second is international and cultural exchange, where the Foundation seeks to promote world peace by contributing to a better understanding among America and its world neighbors. The third is to address community social problems, wher…

Ashland County Community Foundation

The Ashland County Community Foundation administers an extensive grants program at both the community and educational levels. A variety of community grants are available as well as grants for teachers in Ashland County schools. Areas of funding interest include Community Grants, Teacher Mini Grants, Women’s Fund Grants, Scholarships.

Athens Foundation

The mission of the Athens Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for the people of our region through building endowments, awarding grants, and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to come. The Athens Foundation focuses on providing funding for education, health, social services, animal welfare, public affairs, recreation, the environment and arts, women, culture and humanities.

Athens Foundation

The mission of The Athens Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for the people of our region through building endowments, awarding grants, and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to come. The Athens Foundation focuses on providing funding for education, health, social services, animal welfare, public affairs, recreation, the environment and arts, women, culture and humanities.

Bahmann Foundation - Senior Citizens

The Bahmann Foundation’s mission is to reduce isolation of low–income, older adults through technology. This is accomplished by granting funds to non–profit, charitable organizations that provide applicable services in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region. Foundation grants help fund programs and purchase equipment that stimulate mental and physical activity in elderly adults.

Barberton Community Foundation

The Barberton Community Foundation areas of funding interest include education, public health, public recreation and to lessen the burden of government. The Foundation also has a scholarship program for Barberton High School students.

Bicknell Fund

In general, one–half of the Bicknell Fund grants are made for Social & Human Services to help the needy, homeless and disadvantaged in the Cleveland area. More than one–quarter of our grants are for Education. The Bicknell Fund distributes roughly 65% of their grants to Human and Social Services, 30% to Secondary and Special Education, and the rest to Civic and Public Affairs, as well as the Arts and Humanities.

Bowling Green Community Foundation

The Bowling Green Community Foundation is a non–profit entity which began in 1994, exists to improve the quality of life in the Bowling Green area by providing funding and support for programs that enhance the health, welfare, and vitality of the Bowling Green Community.

Bruening Foundation

The mission of the Bruening Foundation is to reduce the impact of poverty and enhance the quality of life of those most in need in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The Foundation gives priority to grant requests that address the educational, employment and basic human needs of those living in poverty, particularly vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, and the physically/mentally impaired. Proposal deadlines: March 1, July 1, October 1.

Bryan Area Foundation

The mission of the Bryan Area Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of our area now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grant making, and serving as a leader, catalyst and resource for charitable giving. Areas of funding interest include projects that benefit youth activities, the arts, or which create a long–term physical community resource.

Bucyrus Area Community Foundation

The mission of the Bucyrus Area Community Foundation is to provide financial assistance for charitable, educational and scientific purposes which will most significantly meet the charitable, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the Crawford County community. Awarding grants to the charitable organizations, schools and municipalities within our designated geographic area. Areas of funding interest include education, health and human services, you…

Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Burton D. Morgan Foundation grants are made only to organizations recognized as public charities under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). The Foundation does not usually make multi–year grants and does not ordinarily consider grants to annual fund drives, to units of government, or to organizations or institutions which are primarily tax–supported, including state universities. The Foundation no longer accepts grant applications from arts…

Cambridge Charitable Foundation - Cincinnati

The Cambridge Charitable Foundation was established in 2004 as a tax–exempt 501(c)(3) public charity to assist individuals with their charitable giving, both during their lifetimes and after their deaths. The Foundation assists individuals from all walks of life to improve the communities they care about through charitable giving.

Carroll County Foundation

The Carroll County Foundation will consider a grant request from nonprofit organizations in the areas of Religion, Education, Recreation, Arts.

Charles F. Brush Foundation - Cleveland & Northeast Ohio

Founded in Cleveland in 1928, the Brush Foundation is working toward a future in which family planning world–wide is available, affordable, acceptable, effective and safe. The Foundation prioritizes reproductive health issues over considerations of geography when considering funding. However, the foundation has historically awarded a portion of its funds to organizations in Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

Chillicothe-Ross Community Foundation

Founded in 1997, the Chillicothe–Ross Community Foundation is an endowment set up to benefit people, institutions and communities primarily in the Ross County Ohio area.

Cleveland Foundation

In 2008, the Cleveland Foundation awarded nearly $85 million in grants, primarily to nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties.

Cleveland Indians Charities

Established in 1989, Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) is a self–sustaining charitable organization that concentrates on creative partnerships with select organizations in the community. Through fundraising, CIC provides the opportunity to jointly create and execute youth educational and recreational opportunities.

Columbus Foundation

We are the trusted philanthropic advisor to more than 1,700 individuals, families, and businesses who want to make a difference in the lives of others through charitable giving. The Columbus Foundation supports opportunities to achieve the highest quality of life. Giving Strength is a framework for our grantmaking.

Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley

The Foundation assists organizations working in the areas of arts, basic human needs, community development, education and health. We serve Brooke, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler and Wetzel counties in West Virginia and Belmont, Guernsey and Monroe counties in Ohio.

Community Foundation of Delaware County

The Community Foundation of Delaware County was established in December 1995, to enhance the quality of life for county residents. It currently manages $7.5million for charitable purposes. In slightly more than a decade, the Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in grants and scholarships. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Civic Affairs, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services.

Community Foundation of Lorain County

The mission of the Community Foundation of Lorain County is to connect people who care with causes that matter.We provide simple, powerful ways for people to give back to their community. Gifts are endowed so they last forever – honoring the legacies of generous donors. Grants are made strategically to meet local needs and make the most of special opportunities.

Community Foundation of Shelby County

The Community Foundation of Shelby County welcomes applications from organizations in or serving the Shelby County, Ohio area for its annual grant program. Unrestricted and Field of Interest charitable funds participate in the grant program. Most other charitable funds do not have a grant application or process; grants are distributed according to the purposes of those funds.

Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty

The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, Ohio, is committed to improving the quality of life in the West Chester/Liberty area by providing grants to organizations serving our funding area. The following funding opportunities are currently available: Community Grant Program, Youth In Philanthropy (YIP) Grants, Lakota Fund “ The Lakota Fund provides support for innovative projects within the Lakota School District to enhance the learning and…

Cyrus Eaton Foundation

The Cyrus Eaton Foundation is committed to providing financial support to qualifying non–profit organizations in Cleveland and northeast Ohio, whose programs enhance the quality of life in this area, and whose aims are in accord with those of our founder, the late Cyrus Eaton. The Foundation supports organizations in the following categories: The Arts, Science, Education, Public Affairs, Conservation and Preservation, Health and Social Welfare. See m…

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption raises national awareness about the need for adoptive familes for foster care children and awards grants to adoption organizations that aggressively move children from foster care to adoptive homes.

Dayton Foundation

We award grants to a full spectrum of 501(c)(3) tax–exempt nonprofit organizations “ from social service to the arts to health and the environment “ based upon worthy community efforts and the greatest community need. Generally grants are awarded to help launch new projects not addressed by existing organizations or to support special efforts of already–established not–for–profit organizations in the Greater Dayton R…

Defiance Area Foundation

The Defiance Area Foundation is a community wide not–for–profit organization that provides a vehicle to promote the philanthropic goals and heritage of the donors of the greater Defiance area.

E. Thomas Arington Family Foundation

The Arington Foundation (AF) was founded in 1994 by Mr. E. Thomas Arington. Based in Greater Cincinnati area, the foundation emphasizes supporting groups located in southwest Ohio, southeast Indiana, and northern/central Kentucky. The foundation has provided support for a variety of organizations, including those of athletic, educational, humanitarian, and religious nature. The impact these groups have had ranges from local to international. The Arington…

Ellie Fund

The Ellie Fund trustees have adopted the following guidelines for the Foundation’s grantmaking program. Preference is given to services for children within these priorities: Crisis Intervention, Literacy, Mental Health, Physical Health, Safety, Shelter. The Foundation’s grants are directed to organizations located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio whose activities benefit the county’s residents.

Erma A. Bantz Foundation

The Foundation supports various organizations that have as one of their stated purposes the support of and/or aid to the visually impaired (“Visually Impaired Organizations”) and the hearing impaired (“Hearing Impaired Organizations”). Sixty percent (60%) of the assets of the Foundation will be devoted to Visually Impaired Organizations and forty percent (40%) of the assets of the Foundation will be devoted to Hearing Impaired Organizations. The Foundatio…

Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation

The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation gives priority to grant requests that address the educational, employment and basic human needs of those living in poverty, particularly vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, and the physically/mentally impaired. Projects and programs should be aligned with the Foundation’s mission to reduce the impact of poverty and enhance the quality of life for those most in need in Cuyahoga County. Proj…

Fairfield County Foundation

The Fairfield County Foundation encourages 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the Fairfield County area to partner with the foundation in meeting its mission and to apply for assistance through Foundation grants when appropriate. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Culture, Family and Community, Education, Scholarships, Environment, Health.

Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation

The Findlay–Hancock County Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Hancock County area through collaborative leadership, responsible grantmaking and development of philanthropic giving. We make grants for a wide range of charitable purposes in areas including, but not limited to, arts and culture, education, health, human services, capacity building and public benefit

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) was created in 1998 as a regional community foundation serving the 29 counties of Appalachian Ohio. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation works with donors and those who care deeply about the region to support regional improvement through the power of charitable giving.

Foundation for the Tri-State Community

We are the only community foundation located in the Tri–State area of eastern Kentucky, southwestern West Virginia and southern Ohio. The Foundation represents all facets of its tri–state community. Grants are made to diverse groups, ranging from arts and cultural organizations, social service agencies, environmental causes, scholarships, youth programs and much more.

GAR Foundation

The Mission of the GAR Foundation is to strengthen communities in our region through discerning and creative support of worthy organizations. Traditionally, the Foundation only considers applications from organizations within Summit County, Ohio, or, on a secondary basis, adjoining counties (Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne). Priority is given to requests from Summit County organizations. On rare occasions, the Foundation awards grants to organiz…

Ginn Foundation

The mission of the Ginn Foundation is to address education and community–based healthcare needs of low income individuals through the support of effective programs and services that bring about long–term solutions for individuals and the community, principally in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. With respect to education, the Foundation will consider not only grants to academic institutions, but also to organizations that meet non–academic educatio…

Graco Foundation - MN, SD, OH

The Graco Foundation’s goal is to help organizations grow their ability to serve community needs through grants specifically aimed at expanding or enhancing services to clients, with particular focus on capital projects and technology needs. Priority will be given to organizations that have a proven track record of enabling people to be self–sufficient and more productive. Emphasis will be placed on educational programs (including early childhoo…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Greater Cincinnati Foundation

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is the Tristate region’s community foundation. We are a nonprofit organization created by and for the people of Greater Cincinnati to provide a simple, powerful, and highly personal approach to giving. We offer a variety of giving tools to help people achieve their charitable goals “ and create lasting good work in their communities.

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community.

Hamilton Community Foundation

The Hamilton Community Foundation is your center for charitable giving in the Greater Hamilton Ohio area. Areas of funding interest include the arts, education, housing, social services, civic beautification and development, and recreation.

Hershey Foundation

The Hershey Foundation is dedicated to providing Northeast Ohio children from all socio–economic and cultural backgrounds with special opportunities for personal growth and development. Support from the Foundation helps schools, museums, cultural institutions, and other non–profit organizations develop and implement innovative programs that make the future brighter for children by improving quality of life, building self esteem, enhancing learn…

Howley Family Foundation

The Howley Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to give scholarships and tuition help to elementary and high school students and support educational organizations predominately in Northeast Ohio.

Ingram-White Castle Foundation

The grantmaking of the Ingram–White Castle Foundation (IWCF) reflects the interests of both the Ingram Family and White Castle Systems, as its name suggests. Although IWCF is primarily interested in supporting projects in the field of education, the foundation’s mission is much broader.

John P. Murphy Foundation

The John P. Murphy Foundation, whose Articles of Incorporation state that the Foundation will distribute its grants for “charitable, educational, scientific, literary and religious purposes,” was established in November 1960. Areas of funding interest include Education, Arts & Culture, Social Services, Community, Health, Religion. Primary concern of the Foundation is Cuyahoga County, Ohio and its immediately adjacent counties.

Joyce Foundation

Our program areas are Education, Employment, Environment, Gun Violence, Money and Politics, and Culture. We focus our grant making on initiatives that promise to have an impact on the Great Lakes region, specifically the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. A limited number of environment grants are made to organizations in Canada. Education grant making in K–12 focuses on Chicago, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee; early…

Kettering Fund

The Kettering Fund, a private grantmaking foundation, was founded July 1, 1958 by Charles F. Kettering, renowned inventor, businessman and philanthropist. The Fund is located in Dayton, Ohio and fiscally managed by co–trustees JPMorgan and a member of the Kettering family. The mission of The Kettering Fund is to support scientific, medical, social and educational studies and research conducted by nonprofit, charitable organizations that are located a…

KeyBank Foundation - AK, CO, ID, IN, KY, ME, MI, NY, OH, OR, UT, VT, WA

The KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions, and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self–sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates. Funding Priorities: Financial Education Workforce Development, Diversity. Types of Support: Grants “ Supporting programs fostering economic self–sufficiency at many types of nonprofit organizations; Sponsorships “ Partnering with nonprofit…

Kidd Family Foundatio

Since 1999, The Kidd Family Foundation has been committed to improving the quality of life in Jackson County and southeastern Ohio. The Foundation is focused on supporting projects that address the greatest needs in Jackson County, particularly in the areas of education, social services, and culture.

Kulas Foundation - Music Education - Greater Cleveland Area

The Kulas Foundation, a major share of whose annual grants goes toward various aspects of music (such as musical education, institutions, and performances) in the Greater Cleveland Area, was established in December 1937. Only requests from organizations residing in Cuyahoga County or its contiguous counties will be considered.

L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation

The mission of the L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation is to continue the Nippert™s long–standing and generous philanthropic efforts to benefit the residents of Southwest Ohio for many generations to come. The Foundation considers requests from organizations that serve the greater Cincinnati area. The types of projects funded include (but not limited to) cultural arts, education, environment, and health.

Levin Family Foundation

The Levin Family Foundation is a private philanthropic organization in Dayton Ohio. The foundation serves the people of Montgomery County by providing grant money and sponsoring free health–related events for the underserved. The primary focus of the Foundation are in the areas of social services and education, giving particular emphasis to: The homeless, The hungry, The medically underserved, Children at risk, Women at risk. While health issues ar…

Licking County Foundation

Established in 1956, Licking County Foundation is a resource for individuals, families, businesses, foundations and nonprofits with a common desire to improve the lives of Licking County citizens. Our mission is furthered by these kind donors whose generosity helps strengthen almost every aspect of life in our community including arts and culture, civic affairs and community development, health and human services, education, parks and recreation, and relig…

Limited Brands Foundation

Since its inception, the Limited Brands Foundation has invested nearly $100 million in our home office communities. The foundation is committed to supporting community programs that focus on empowering women, nurturing and mentoring children and improving education. Also embedded in our focus is a commitment to inclusion. Going hand in hand with our efforts to help improve education is our commitment to enriching the cultural arts.

Lubrizol Foundation - Cleveland, OH, Houston, TX

The mission of The Lubrizol Foundation is to complement and support the interests, values and vision of The Lubrizol Corporation by awarding financial support to educational institutions and charitable organizations in communities primarily within the United States where Lubrizol operates major facilities. The Foundation makes grants in support of education, health care, human services, civic, cultural, youth and environmental activities of a tax–exe…

Marietta Community Foundation

The Marietta Community Foundation is committed to building a strong Foundation for our community and making life better for all citizens of Washington County and the surrounding communities. The Foundation serves as a partner to community nonprofit organizations and seeks to strengthen them through grantmaking, endowment–building and other types of support.

Marion Community Foundation

The Marion Community Foundation was established in 1998 with the Health Care Fund as our first fund. It is currently our largest fund, offering the most opportunities to help area charitable organizations address community health care needs. However, as generous donors create more and more funds, we are able to offer grant opportunities not only in health care but also in a wider range of charitable fields. Our vision is a community which is a leader in ed…

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

Guided by our mission, the Foundation is eager to explore new frontiers and to promote more effective teaching in Ohio’s primary and secondary secular schools. We support a wide variety of programs for students and teachers, from preschool through high school. Some preference is given to programs that target under–served student populations and districts with fewer available resources.

Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation

The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation was created by Mr. and Mrs. Corbin to help enrich the lives of the people of Akron and Summit County, Ohio. Although each application is reviewed on its merits, The Corbin Foundation’s areas of interest include: Arts and Culture, Civic and Community, Education, Environment, Healthcare, Housing, Human and Social Services, Medical Research, Youth.

Mathile Family Foundation - Dayton

The Mathile Family Foundation is proud to provide financial support for nonprofit organizations and their programs that align with the Foundation’s mission: To create opportunities for children in need by focusing support to children and their families who have already exhibited the motivation to succeed. We strive to fulfill our mission by supporting organizations that work to achieve positive outcomes among children in need within the areas of educa…

McDonnell Family Foundation - CA, CO, KY, OH

The McDonnell Family Foundation is primarily focused on helping children who do not have the resources or means to provide for themselves. Our goal is to instill in them strong family values, promote self–esteem, and create opportunities for them to develop the skills and moral standards that will empower them to become responsible, self–sufficient, and productive individuals. We plan to accomplish this mission through supporting organizations…

Miami County Foundation

The Miami County Foundation serves as a catalyst for innovative programs in the arts, community development, education, health and human services. Qualifying organi­zations may submit grant requests by the last day of February or August.

Middletown Community Foundation

Over the past 32 years, the Middletown Community Foundation has granted tens of millions of dollars in our community “ more than $20 million in the past 10 years alone¡ Literally every resident has been touched by at least one project we have funded. Requests for human needs and quality education are due June 1 and December 1. Those for the arts, recreation, community development and festivals are due March 1 and September 1. Applications for…

Morgan Family Foundation - Yellow Springs, Ohio & St, Cloud, MN

The Morgan Family Foundation™s foremost interest is in strengthening communities. Foundation grants primarily serve the communities of Yellow Springs, Ohio and St. Cloud, Minnesota, and their immediate vicinity. In addition, other communities and organizations that are supported by board and family members may receive grants from time to time.

Muskingum County Community Foundation

The Muskingum County Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations serving Muskingum County, as well as scholarships to local students to help them achieve educational goals. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Culture, Education, Scholarships, Environment, Historic Preservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion.

National City Community Involvement

National City recognizes its responsibility to its communities in which we live, learn, and work. Its objective is to support organizations that enhance educational, economic, and cultural priorities of its local communities and to provide for the health and welfare of all citizens. Such support may be in the form of cash donations, in–kind gifts or services, and employee volunteers. Geographical areas served: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, M…

NLT Foundation

The NLT Foundation supports projects that promote the arts and protect the environment in Boston, Cincinnati, and Mid–Coast Maine. The Foundation™s grantmaking falls into two major categories, Competitive Grants and Discretionary Grants. These guidelines are concerned primarily with the Competitive Grants and are designed to assist organizations seeking such grants. The NLT Foundation makes grants that benefit citizens of Boston, Cincinnati a…

Nord Family Foundation - OH, CO, SC, MA

The Nord Family Foundation is interested in programs that strengthen families and improve public service. Grants are awarded in the fields of Health and Social Services, Education, Arts and Culture, and Civic Affairs. High priority is given to programs that address the needs of economically or socially disadvantaged families. Projects that attack root causes of social problems are also of special interest. The Foundation awards grants in several geographic…

Ohio Dental Association Foundation

The Ohio Dental Association Foundation is a charitable organization that is the philanthropic arm of the Ohio Dental Association. It selects and supports scientific, educational and charitable causes that advance the quality and availability of dental care and pursues its important mission of improving the oral health of the citizens of Ohio and enhancing the dental profession in the state.

Ottawa County Community Foundation

The Ottawa County Community Foundation is a public charitable organization created by the citizens of our community to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Ottawa County area. Grants from unrestricted funds support a variety of programs in the fields of education, social services, physical and mental health, safe and positive living environments, natural resources and the arts.

Peoples Bancorp Foundation

The primary goal is to provide contributions and grants to organizations that assist low to moderate–income families in markets where Peoples Bank currently has office locations. Foundation contributions will focus charitable giving in four major areas: community investment and economic development, youth and education, human services programs that improve the social needs of low–moderate income communities and individuals, and the arts and cul…

Raymond John Wean Foundation

The Raymond John Wean Foundation is dedicated to transforming lives in the community through grantmaking. Organizations receiving funding through the Foundation™s competitive grant process must be located and/or conducting activities in Mahoning and/or Trumbull Counties in Ohio. Through strategic grantmaking, the Foundation seeks to create various opportunities for people living in the Valley™s economically disadvantaged communities and nei…

Reinberger Foundation

The Reinberger Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals from all walks of life. To achieve this goal, proposals in the areas of the arts, education, healthcare, and social service are favored. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of any type from 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. No loans are made, nor are grants given to individuals. Preferential consideration is given to organizations serving Northeas…

Richland County Foundation

The Richland County Foundation was established in 1945 as a way for individuals to pool and invest their gifts for the long–term good of Richland County and its residents. One way the Foundation is able to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life in Richland County is through distribution of competitive grants for charitable purposes to area nonprofit organizations. Grants are awarded in the areas of Health, Economic Development, Basic Hu…

Safeco - Cincinnati

Safeco realizes that the most vibrant and successful neighborhoods have three things in common: an economically strong foundation, the ability to protect that foundation, and a cohesiveness that makes them desirable places to live. Our funding priorities seek to build strength in each of these areas. We fund programs and organizations that play a role in: Building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, Helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive. S…

Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation

The Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation was incorporated in 1995. In the fourteen years since its founding, the Foundation has grown from assets of $1.8 million to more than $11 million today. The Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in grants and scholarships for the benefit of Erie County residents. The grant making program of the Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation covers a wide variety of needs throughout Erie County. These include,…

Siemer Family Foundation

The Siemer Family Foundation supports programs that: Improve educational opportunities for school age children, including those during the school day and those outside of traditional school hours. The focus of such programs may be related to specific academic areas or include those intended to enhance overall academic achievement; Provide young children access to opportunities that prepare them for school, especially those including a parental involvemen…

Stark Community Foundation

The Stark Community Foundation is dedicated to promoting the betterment of Stark County and enhancing the quality of life for all of its citizens. Grants are made to: tax–exempt private agencies, 501 © (3) organizations which are public charities, and government entities located within Stark County, Ohio only or directly benefiting Stark County. The Foundation also awards scholarships to students residing within the Stark County community.

Stocker Foundation

The Stocker Foundation is restricted by geography, eligible communities include: Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, Ohio; Pima County, Arizona; Bernalillo and Las Cruces counties, New Mexico, Oakland and San Francisco counties, California; and King County, Washington. The Foundation mission statement: Our mission statement: “Improving the lives of children, youth, and families – strengthening communities where trustees reside.” We seek creative ideas and…

Stranahan Foundation

The Foundation seeks to improve the quality of people’s lives. We support groups and institutions that give people the tools to become educated, healthy, self–reliant and contributing members of our society. In doing this, we seek to strengthen the social networks that build reciprocity and trust amongst peoples, so that the diverse communities and activities within our society work better together. Focus areas: Education, Health Care, Cultural…

Thomas H. White Foundation

The Thomas H. White Foundation focuses its grant making in education and human services, specifically in supporting programs that address workforce readiness, school retention and early childhood enhancement in Cleveland, Ohio. The Foundation will focus its grantmaking in two major areas: Education and Human Services. Deadlines: December 1, April 1, August 1.

Thomas J. Emery Memorial

The Memorial makes grants which enhance the lives of Greater Cincinnati citizens by improving their social, cultural, educational, civic and physical conditions. The Greater Cincinnati area includes Hamilton, Butler, Clermont and Warren counties in Ohio, and Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Kentucky.

Toledo Community Foundation

The Toledo Community Foundation is the community foundation serving the Toledo region, including Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan with a particular emphasis on the greater Toledo area. Since 1973, the Toledo Community Foundation has worked with individuals, families and businesses, assisting them in making effective choices that match their philanthropic interest and needs while creating a better community for generations to come. Grants from unrestri…

Troy Foundation

The Troy Foundation awards grants made for public charitable purposes that benefit the citizens of the Troy City School District. Grants are awarded in the fields of arts and culture, education and youth, recreation, and health and human services. However, applications outside of that region, but which may support the area, may still be considered.

Turner Foundation

The Turner Foundation mission is to enhance the quality of life in the greater Springfield/Clark County community through artistic, educational, environmental, recreational, family, healthcare, historic preservation, community beautification and revitalization initiatives. To be considered for a discretionary grant, each organization must serve the people of Clark County Ohio, be a tax–exempt non–profit with a 501 (c)(3) classification from the…

Union County Foundation

The Union County Foundation solicits, receives and manages charitable contributions from individuals, families, corporations, other foundations, and non–profit organizations. These financial resources are used to make grants that benefit the quality of life for all the citizens of Union County. The Foundation provides a vehicle for gifts of any size or character to be used to that end.

Van Wert County Foundation

The Van Wert County Foundation administers trusts, grants and bequests for the benefit of residents of Van Wert County, Ohio and surrounding areas. The Foundation administers grants to qualified events and organizations to further the mental, moral, intellectual or physical welfare and advancement of citizens of Van Wert County, Ohio and such other areas as directed by the donor.

Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation, a private family foundation in Dayton, Ohio, supports charitable activities within Montgomery, Greene, Darke, Miami, Preble, Butler and/or Warren Counties in Ohio. Virginia Kettering™s deep interest in the arts and education spurred many accomplishments including the creation of a community arts fund, restoration of the Victoria Theatre, donations from her and her husband™s collections in Asian art and…

Visteon Corporation - AL, MI, MS, MO, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX

The Visteon Corporation supports the belief that a cohesive society is an essential foundation for business success, and that companies thrive with healthier, better–educated and more productive people. We believe that making corporate contributions is the best way to show employees and neighbors that we care about them, their families and their future. Visteon’s contributions are concentrated in two focus areas, youth and the environment. Viste…

William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation - Multiple States

The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation directs and manages several grantmaking programs. Grants in response to requests from the communities we serve are made through the Capacity Building Grants program. At the O’Neill Foundation the application process for a capacity building grant is an ongoing collaboration between the Foundation and the grant seeker. Our goal is to support the applicant during all phases of the process by maintaini…

Women's Endowment Fund - Akron

The Women’s Endowment Fund is a permanent endowment committed to improving the lives of women and girls in Summit County and assisting women in their growth as philanthropists.