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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.

Morgan Community Fund Fortuna Grant Program Accepting Applications

Deadline to Apply is October 31 McConnelsville, OH – The Morgan Community Fund is pleased to announce that its Fortuna Grant Program will accept applications for projects serving Morgan County from October 1 through October 31, 2020. Individual grant awards will range between $500 and $5,000, with a total of $10,000 available in this grant round. Public […]

Monroe County Community Foundation Grants Support Arts, COVID-19 Response, Basic Needs

Monroe County Community Foundation Partners with Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund for Monroe Grant Awards Woodsfield, OH – The Monroe County Community Fund (MCCF), in partnership with the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund, announced over $3,500 in grant awards to support the arts, the ongoing response to COVID-19, and basic needs in Monroe County. “We […]

Strengthening Youth Resiliency in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville Partner to Support Organizations Serving Youth Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), in partnership with the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN), is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity intended to address the social, economic, educational, and health challenges faced by young […]

Fourteen Organizations Receive Funding to Increase Internet Access in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and AEP Ohio Award Over $40,000 to Support Community WIFI Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and the AEP Ohio Foundation have awarded over $40,000 to support nonprofit and public organizations working to expand community WIFI access points in communities across Appalachian Ohio.   By allowing an expansion of community WIFI […]

Grants Available to Strengthen Civics Education in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and Longaberger Family Foundation Offer Grants Through September 29 Nelsonville, OH – Educating and equipping strong citizens is essential to strong communities and a strong democracy. That’s why the Longaberger Family Foundation and the I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio are offering grants to K-12 public […]

FAO Provides Post-Secondary Scholarships for Over 320 Students Across Appalachian Ohio

2020 Scholarship Recipients Announced Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is proud to support the region’s students, from Clermont to Ashtabula counties, in pursuing post-secondary education. This year, more than $536,000 in scholarships have been awarded through over 550 awards so far to support more than 320 students in achieving their dreams. […]

Community Foundation for Perry County Invests in Local Arts, Environment, and COVID-19 Response

Eight Grant Awards Support Local Projects in Perry County New Lexington, OH – The Community Foundation for Perry County (CFPC) has announced eight grant awards to local organizations. The more than $5,000 in grant awards represent an investment in the arts, the environment, and the ongoing response of nonprofits to the effects of COVID-19 in Perry County. […]

Effects of COVID-19 Felt Across Appalachian Ohio’s Nonprofits

Nonprofits Identify Needs in Broadband Access and Serving Youth Appalachian Ohio – The reverberating effects of COVID-19 have been felt in every community across the country. In Appalachian Ohio, where nonprofit and other community organizations already worked pre-pandemic with the added challenge of far fewer available philanthropic dollars to invest in their missions, these nonprofits […]