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News & Happenings

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.


Funding Available to Expand Community WIFI in Appalachian Ohio

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and AEP Ohio Announce New Funding Opportunity to Increase Internet Access Nelsonville, OH – Through a partnership between the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and the AEP Ohio Foundation, funding is now available to nonprofit and public organizations working to expand community WIFI access points in communities across Appalachian Ohio. “Internet access is […]

Monroe County Community Foundation Accepting Mini-Grant Applications

Deadline to Apply is July 31 Woodsfield, OH – The Monroe County Community Foundation (MCCF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting mini-grant applications for projects serving Monroe County. Mini-grants will range in size from $250-$500 for this grant round. Public and nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations serving Monroe County are invited to apply for projects that will […]

Dale Hileman Legacy Fund Announces 2020 Grantees

Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs and Tuscarawas Valley Heritage, Inc. Receive Grant Awards Nelsonville, OH – Dale Hileman was known for his deep commitment to economic development in Appalachian Ohio. With grant awards to support economic growth projects from the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund, that legacy will live on forever. The Fund recently announced […]

Meigs County Community Fund Meets Fundraising Goal

Meigs County Community Fund Raises $300,000 and Completes Match Opportunity Pomeroy, OH – The Meigs County Community Fund (MCCF) of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce that it reached the milestone of successfully meeting its $300,000 fundraising goal before its May 31, 2020 deadline. These funds will be matched dollar-for-dollar, meaning […]

Recent Grants Support Telehealth, Child Care, Basic Needs in Appalachian Ohio

Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund SupportsEight Organizations Responding to COVID-19 Crisis Nelsonville, OH – The Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund recently awarded over $29,000 in grants to support nonprofits that are working to provide basic necessities and ensure the health and safety of Appalachian Ohio’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. Through this most […]

2020 Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund Grantees Announced

Craftsmen for Kids and the Pregnancy Distress Center of Coshocton Receive Grant Awards Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce two grant awards from FAO’s Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio, which will help to improve quality of life in underserved Ohio communities. “This […]

Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund Continues to Support Basic Needs

Eleven Organizations Receive Funding to Respond to COVID-19 Crisis Nelsonville, OH – The Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund has awarded over $36,000 in grants to support nonprofits that are working to provide basic necessities to ensure the health and safety of Appalachian Ohio’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. Through this round of funding, […]

Meigs County Community Fund Awards Grants to Provide Support During COVID-19 Crisis

Ten Meigs County Organizations Receive Funding Pomeroy, OH – With $25,000 in funding from the Sisters Health Foundation, the Meigs County Community Fund has supported Meigs County’s nonprofit organizations as they step up to meet the changing needs created by COVID-19. The Meigs County Community Fund’s more than $25,000 in grant awards supports ten Meigs County nonprofits […]

Open Call for Nominations to Honor Individuals Committed to Serving Others

2020 Jenco Award Nominations Due June 12 Nelsonville, OH – In the face of the COVID-19 crisis we are all hearing stories of incredible acts of kindness and dedication to community. And the Jenco Award has long existed to recognize these people who rise to the occasion time after time to serve their local community. […]

Third Round of Grants Awarded from Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund

Eight Organizations Receive Funding to Respond to COVID-19 Crisis Nelsonville, OH – The Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund has awarded $33,000 in grants through a third round of funding to support nonprofits that are working to provide basic necessities to ensure the health and safety of Appalachian Ohio’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. Through this […]