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Highland County Community Fund

A permanent endowment fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), the Highland County Community Fund was created to assist the Highland County community in growing philanthropic resources to enrich quality of life. The Fund will make grants to support the community from its interest and earnings, ensuring permanent resources designed to address Highland County’s changing needs over time.


Grant Opportunities

The Highland County Community Fund (HCCF), inpartnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), invites nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for a project or program serving Highland County to apply for a grant beginning September 7.

HCCF and FAO’s I’m a Child of Appalachia® Fund will award up to $10,000 in grants to projects or programs benefitting residents of Highland County. Projects should increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, or implement a solution to a need in Highland County.


Highland Committee Members

• Marty Bailey
• Ron Coffey
• David Daniels
• Susan Davis
• Kara Juillerat
• Mick McLaughlin
• Shawn Priest


Support the Highland Community

Gifts are tax deductible and can be made in many ways, including cash, bequests, life insurance and charitable remainder trusts. To mail your donation, please designate the Highland County Community Fund and mail to Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764. Make a secure online donation by clicking here, noting the Highland County Community Fund. To learn more, contact FAO at 740.753.1111.