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Local COVID-19 Relief Funding Available Across Select Appalachian Ohio Communities

Grant Opportunities Open in Nelsonville and Gallia, Guernsey,
Harrison, Highland, Hocking, and Morgan Counties

Nelsonville, OH – As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, there are many needs facing Appalachian Ohio’s communities. The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund is partnering with local community funds to offer grant support in Nelsonville and Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, and Morgan counties.

Applications are being accepted from local nonprofit and public organizations impacted by the pandemic to support their work creating opportunities and building resiliency.

Follow the links below to learn more about the opportunity available in your community, confirm your submission deadline, and apply for funding today.

The impact of COVID looks different for every organization, and grants will support a wide-range of projects – additional details, along with the applications, can be found by following the links above.

If you are interested in making a gift to support the I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund or the local community funds offering grant support, please visit or contact FAO at 740.753.1111 or

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.