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Grant Funding Available in 11 Counties and for African American Projects in 32 Counties

Applications due Oct. 12

Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) I’m a Child of Appalachia® Fund is partnering with local community funds to offer numerous grant opportunities this fall.

Beginning Sept. 7, grants are available in Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Meigs, Monroe, and Morgan counties, as well the City of Nelsonville and its surrounding communities. A partnership with the African American Community Fund is offering grants to Black-led and organizations serving African American communities in any of Appalachian Ohio’s 32 counties.

The 12 community funds and the I’m a Child of Appalachia® Fund are working to meet pressing needs and pursue exciting opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s people and communities. The Funds work across FAO’s five areas essential to generating and sustaining transformative change, known as the Pillars of Prosperity: Arts & Culture, Community & Economic Development, Education, Environmental Stewardship, and Health & Human Services.

Applications are being accepted from local nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for a project or program that increases quality of life, creates access to opportunities, or implements a solution to a need.

Applications will be accepted from Sept. 7 through Oct. 12, 2021.

Learn more about these opportunities:

African American Community Fund

Community Foundation for Perry County

Gallia Community Foundation Fund

Guernsey County Foundation Fund

Harrison County Community Foundation Fund

Highland County Community Foundation Fund

Hocking County Community Fund

Jackson County Community Foundation Fund

Meigs County Foundation

Monroe County Community Foundation Fund

Morgan Community Fund

Nelsonville Community Foundation Fund