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Greater Cincinnati Nonprofits: Small Grants and Large Grants

Grants to Greater Cincinnati, Ohio Nonprofits for
Basic Needs, Job Skills, and Childhood Literacy

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Scripps Howard Foundation

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

10/18/18 Midnight - Deadline for Large Grants only; Small Grant applications are due 09/22/18.


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Grants of up to $15,000 and grants starting at $15,000 to Greater Cincinnati, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. An LOI must be submitted before submitting a request for more than $15,000. Funding priorities are programs that assist people with basic needs, childhood literacy programs, and training for job skills for those living in poverty.

To streamline its grant-making process in Greater Cincinnati, Scripps Howard Foundation divides its grant cycles into two categories: Small Grants and Large Grants.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 130748

Estimated Size of Grant:

Small Grants: Less than $15,000
Large Grants: $15,000 and greater

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations offering programs in the funding priority areas in Greater Cincinnati are eligible to apply.

The Scripps Howard Foundation does not fund dinners, golf outings, runs, and other fund-raising events in Greater Cincinnati.

Pre-Application Information:

Small Grants;
-Applications accepted: Jan. 1 through midnight March 23; July 1 through midnight Sept. 22
-Grants announced: April 27; Oct. 18

Large Grants:
-Deadlines for letters of intention: Jan. 1 through midnight March 24; July 1 through midnight Sept. 22
-Nonprofits invited to submit full application: April 27; Oct. 18
-Grants announced: June 20, Dec. 5


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online for Small Grants:

Submit LOI Online for Large Grants:

Vickie Martin, Grants Administrator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Greater Cincinnati