Hannibal, OH – The Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund was created in 2014 to support nonprofit organizations serving the citizens of Monroe County, Ohio, where Statoil operates. The Fund, established at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), is currently accepting grant request proposals. Tax-exempt organizations, as well as those organizations and initiatives partnering with a tax-exempt fiscal agent, serving Monroe County are invited to apply by visiting the Statoil Energy Fund webpage at www.AppalachianOhio.org/Statoil.
The Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund focuses on projects that increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, or identify and implement a solution for a community need or issue. Statoil welcomes projects that focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education or workforce and economic development. Additional details regarding funding priorities can be found on the grant application.
Applications for the Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund can be submitted on a rolling basis and awards will be made quarterly. Applications submitted on or before September 21, 2015 will be included in the current quarter’s grant review. Those applications submitted after September 21 will be considered during the final 2015 grant review. The final 2015 grant review will consider applications submitted before December 7, 2015. Typical grant awards range from $500 to $5,000.
To complete the Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund online application or to learn more about the Fund, please visit www.AppalachianOhio.org/Statoil or contact the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at 740.753.1111.
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 www.AppalachianOhio.org.
Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 37 countries. Building on more than 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Stavanger, Norway with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.