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Keep up to date on the Foundation's news, events, programs, and scholarship and grant information here, on our Facebook page, by downloading this year’s Growing Home Gazette, or through our e-newsletter. For more information on the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio download our Fact Sheet.


Harrison County Community Foundation Awards Funding to Respond to COVID-19

Ten Harrison County Organizations Receive Grant Awards Cadiz, OH – The Harrison County Community Foundation at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has announced $10,000 in grant awards through a partnership with FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia® Fund. These grant awards support Harrison County organizations amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “The COVID-19 crisis has created […]

Over $40,000 Awarded to Ross County Projects that Serve Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

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

Dale Hileman Legacy Fund Grant Applications Now Available

Open to Public and Nonprofit Organizations in Sixteen Eastern Ohio Counties, Applications Due April 5 Nelsonville, OH – Grant applications are now available for projects promoting economic growth in 16 eastern Ohio counties. Applications are available through the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and may be found online at www.AppalachianOhio.org/Hileman. […]

Morgan Community Fund Awards $20,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations

2020 Fortuna Grant Recipients Help 2,000 Residents McConnelsville, OH – Ten organizations serving Morgan County’s people and communities will have greater support for their projects because of $20,000 awarded through the Morgan Community Fund’s Fortuna Grant Program. The Fund’s 2020 grant round focused on projects that will increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, or implement […]

This Valentine’s Day, Show Your Love for Communities on Cause Connector

Give to a Local Project You Care About on New Giving Website Nelsonville, OH – Move over Cupid, there’s a new matchmaker in town! Cause Connector was developed by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio as a new way to give to communities and causes you care about this Valentine’s Day and beyond. A new “matchmaking” […]

Guernsey County Foundation Awards Funding to Respond to COVID-19

Six Guernsey County Organizations Receive Grant Awards Cambridge, OH – The Guernsey County Foundation at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has announced $10,000 in grant awards through a partnership with FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund. These grant awards support Guernsey County organizations amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “The COVID-19 crisis has created new […]

COVID-19 Relief Funding Awarded to Six Black-Led Organizations in Appalachian Ohio

African American Community Fund Announces Inaugural Grant Awards Nelsonville, OH – The African American Community Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has announced $10,000 in grant awards through a partnership through FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund. These grant awards support six Black-led organizations amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, which has disproportionately impacted […]

Grant Awards Announced to Strengthen Youth Resiliency in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville Award $350,000 to Organizations Serving Youth Nelsonville, OH – The I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) are pleased to announce $350,000 in grant awards to strengthen youth resiliency in Appalachian […]