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Funding Available for Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Meigs County Community Fund, Local Municipalities to
Distribute CARES Act Dollars in Meigs County

Meigs County, OH – The Meigs County Community Fund (MCCF) is partnering with local municipalities to connect local organizations responding to COVID-19 with funding through the federal CARES Act. Nonprofit and public organizations are invited to apply at, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through Friday, December 11, 2020. 

Eligible applicants include nonprofit and public organizations serving the Meigs County community. For profit organizations are not eligible for this opportunity. Consistent with the CARES Act, applicants must demonstrate that they incurred or will incur necessary expenditures due to the COVID-19 public health emergency between March 1 and December 30, 2020.

Meigs County public and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to submit applications over email as soon as possible, and no later than Friday, December 11. More information is available at

The MCCF is a fund of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The MCCF was founded in 2011 to create opportunities for Meigs County through philanthropy. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the MCCF has worked to support Meigs County’s response. In partnership with Sisters Health Foundation, the MCCF has awarded over $40,000 to support nonprofit and public organizations responding to the crisis.

About the Meigs County Community Fund
The Meigs County Community Fund was created in 2011 to increase and advance philanthropic activities in Meigs County. The Meigs County Community Fund works to attract philanthropic resources in the form of gifts, grants, or bequests to benefit the broader community.

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 and follow FAO on Facebook and Instagram.