Author Archives: fao

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to celebrate Giving Tuesday with virtual event

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is observing Giving Tuesday with a virtual celebration from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 29. All are invited to join the program, hosted on Zoom, celebrating the new opportunities in Appalachian Ohio and the impact made possible through gifts of time, talent, and treasure. “We are a […]

Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund announces fall scholarship recipients

Fund provides scholarships for children and grandchildren of Bellisio Foods employees JACKSON, Ohio – Dale (DJ) Lambert of Jackson, Ohio, and Salimata Kane of Edina, Minn., are the 2022 fall scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Bellisio […]

FAO launches program to recruit and retain next-generation leaders for Appalachian Ohio

First phase focuses on K-12 workers in region NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has launched a new fellowship program designed to support and grow the next generation of community leaders for Appalachian Ohio, with an initial focus on those working with K-12 students. Growing Home Fellows must be between the ages of […]

Merchants National Bank commits $25,000 to Hocking County Community Fund

Investment will be matched, providing $50,000 for community needs Logan, OH – Merchants National Bank has committed $25,000 to support local programs and projects by establishing a fund with the Hocking County Community Fund (HCCF). With the creation of the Merchants National Bank Community Fund for Hocking County, a named unrestricted fund with HCCF, the […]

Long Ridge Energy donates $5,000 to Monroe County Community Foundation

Investment will be doubled to provide $10,000 for community projects Woodsfield, OH – Long Ridge Energy Terminal (“Long Ridge”) has committed $5,000 to support local projects benefitting the community through the Monroe County Community Foundation (MCCF). With the establishment of the Long Ridge Energy Community Fund for Monroe County, a named unrestricted fund supporting MCCF, […]

Park National Bank donates $25,000 to Hocking County Community Foundation

Investment will be doubled to provide $50,000 for community projects Logan, OH – Park National Bank has committed $25,000 to support local projects benefitting the community through the Hocking County Community Foundation (HCCF). With the establishment of the Park National Bank Community Fund for Hocking County, a named fund with HCCF, the bank creates a […]

Noble County Community Foundation Joins Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

Support to Noble County Nonprofits and Projects Continues to Grow Caldwell, OH – The Noble County Community Foundation (NCCF) has joined the family of county-based funds at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Established in 2005, NCCF is a community organization that provides leadership and encourages charitable giving for the issues that improve and enhance […]

Celebrate Perry County and look to the future at spring event

Join the Community Foundation for Perry County on April 21 New Lexington, OH – The public is invited to celebrate the great work happening across Perry County and learn about future projects by joining the Community Foundation for Perry County (CFPC) at its spring event April 21. During a hog roast at the Barn at […]

Mini-Grants Awarded to Educators for STEM Activities

FAO and SWN Award More Than $7,000 in Grants Nelsonville, OH – Southwestern Energy (SWN) and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) partnered to support STEM education activities in the classroom by offering mini-grants in Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble counties. Public school educators were invited to apply for a grant to implement enhanced STEM-based (Science, Technology, […]

Over $25,000 Awarded to Ross County Projects that Serve People with Developmental Disabilities

Two Organizations Receive Funding from Landrum Endowment Fund Chillicothe, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and the Ross County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD), known locally as the Pioneer Center, are pleased to announce that two Ross County projects have received funding through the Landrum Endowment Fund. These grants will support projects related […]