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Chevron Community Fund Opens 2017 Grant Application

Grants will Support STEM Education and Workforce Development Projects in Harrison and Tuscarawas Counties

Nelsonville, OH – The Chevron Community Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce that its 2017 grant cycle is now open. Public and nonprofit organizations serving Harrison and Tuscarawas counties with projects related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and workforce development are invited to apply. Projects serving basic human needs may also be considered. Applications open April 4, 2017 and must be submitted to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio by Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Applications are available online at

“Chevron is pleased to partner with FAO to provide grants to the Harrison and Tuscarawas county communities,” said Laurie Serwinski, Ohio representative of policy, government, and public affairs with Chevron. “We are eager to support the organizations that are making a difference in these communities.”

The Chevron Community Fund was created at FAO in 2014 to direct philanthropic resources to the needs of the communities where the company operates to address specific areas of investment essential to ensuring and sustaining a high quality of life. This year’s grant awards will range in size from $1,000 to $5,000. Completed applications must be emailed or postmarked by Tuesday, May 9, 2017. 

To learn more about this grant opportunity and to access the grant application, please visit or call 740.753.1111.

About Chevron

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron’s Marcellus natural gas operations are based in Moon Township, PA. More information about Chevron is available at

About the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is a regional community foundation serving the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation creates opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. For more information about FAO, visit