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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.


Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund Grant and Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

Deadline to Apply is May 1 Corning, OH – The Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund (SPCAEF) is pleased to announce its annual scholarship and grant applications are now open. Additional information as well as this year’s applications can be found on the Fund’s webpage, www.AppalachianOhio.org/SouthernPerry. Applications must be postmarked and submitted by May 1, 2021. The […]

FAO seeking Communications & Programs Assistant

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is seeking a new member of our team – a Communications & Programs Assistant. This team member will play a critical role in grantmaking through the Foundation’s 530 funds and in telling the story of the opportunities being created in Appalachian Ohio’s communities. Read the full position description and […]

Meigs County Community Fund Exceeds Fundraising Goal

Meigs County Community Fund Raises $1 Million toSupport Meigs County Communities for Generations Pomeroy, OH – The Meigs County Community Fund (MCCF) at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its Endow 200 campaign, raising $1 million to benefit Meigs County communities both today and for generations […]

Over $60,000 Awarded to Connect Appalachian Ohioans with Nature

Twelve Organizations Receive Funding ThroughEnvironmental Stewardship Grant Opportunity Nelsonville, OH – The Environmental Stewardship Pillar of Prosperity at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded over $60,000 in grant awards to support public and nonprofit organizations in their work to connect Appalachian Ohioans to nature. “We were inspired by the ideas and passion that shined […]

FAO and Partners Receive ResultsOHIO Feasibility Report for Mobile Vision Program

Press Release Provided by the Ohio Treasurer’s Office COLUMBUS – Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague today announced two project proposals deemed “Pay for Success Appropriate and Ready” through the ResultsOHIO program. The projects received ResultsOHIO Feasibility Reports based on a screening process.  “ResultsOHIO draws on bold new ideas in the private sector to help solve significant and persistent […]

Gallia Community Foundation Awards Funding to Respond to COVID-19

Three Gallia County Organizations Receive Grant Awards Gallipolis, OH – The Gallia 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 Gallia County organizations amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “The COVID-19 crisis has created new […]

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. […]