Funding to support projects benefiting Logan and Hocking County
“With this funding, we hope to not only help those who call this community home but also to contribute to a stronger Hocking County,” said Rudy Brandt, secretary-treasurer of the Logan-Holl Foundation Fund Board of Trustees. “We’re proud to advance the legacy of Barton A. Holl, who established the Logan-Holl Foundation to ensure that his generosity in service to Logan and Hocking County would continue to uplift the place he loved beyond his lifetime.”
This year marks the Logan-Holl Foundation Fund’s transition from two grant rounds per year to one annual grant round.
Grant applications open on Tuesday, Jan. 9, and must be submitted by Tuesday, Feb. 20. Additional information and the grant application are available at https://appalachianohio.org/logan-holl-foundation/.
During its most recent funding cycle, the Logan-Holl Foundation Fund awarded five grants, totaling $21,000, to:
- The Central Ohio chapter of A Kid Again to provide free cultural, educational and adventure opportunities to Hocking County children with life-threatening conditions and their families.
- Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio to enroll additional Hocking County children in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Ohio.
- The Hocking County Children’s Chorus to assist with expenses for its musical theater production of “The Little Mermaid.”
- Hocking County Community Fund (HCCF) to purchase Thanksgiving turkeys for local families in need, expanding HCCF’s Fill the Freezer campaign.
- Project SAFE at Logan-Hocking Schools to purchase food and toiletries for its Helping Families be Healthy Families Food Pantry.
Barton A. Holl, an industrialist and community leader, founded the Logan-Holl Foundation in 1968 to continue his legacy of funding projects that benefit the people of Logan and Hocking County. The Logan-Holl Foundation Fund joined FAO in 2021.