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Bill Rowles Youth Foundation Fund

Grants to Northwest Ohio Nonprofits
for Youth Benefit Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF)

Deadline Date:

01/31/21 11:59 PM - Receipt


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Grants of up to $3,000 to Northwest Ohio nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for youth up to age 21. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit young people who have been expelled or suspended from school, been in conflict with the juvenile justice system, or experienced other behavioral challenges or concerns. Preference will be given to Wood County organizations.

In addition to operating expenses, applicants may seek support for expenditures associated with the establishment of new programs.

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GrantWatch ID#: 150034

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants should limit the amount of funds requested to an amount not to exceed $3,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant requests are generally funded for one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation only makes grants to nonprofit organizations. Proposals will only be considered from nonprofit, charitable organizations which have been designated as having tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.

Applicant organizations must be located in and providing services for residents of northwest Ohio.

Preference will be given to Wood County organizations.

Governmental organizations and agencies are not eligible to receive grants through this fund.

Areas generally not funded include individuals, computer hardware and software, vehicles, conferences, capital and research.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: January 31, 2021 Proposals must be received by 11:59 p.m. of the application deadline in order to be considered for funding. Proposals must be submitted through the Foundation’s online application system.

Applicants are encouraged to call the Foundation to discuss proposals prior to submission.

Completed grant applications are carefully reviewed by the Foundation’s professional staff and Board of Trustees. Applicant organizations will be notified of the status of their request in late March. Expenses incurred by an applicant organization prior to award notification cannot be covered by Foundation funds.

Contact Information:

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

Online application portal:

For further information, or to discuss a possible submission, please contact:
Artisha Lawson, Program Officer
Greater Toledo Community Foundation
300 Madison Avenue, Suite 1300
Toledo, Ohio 43604

For technical assistance, please contact the Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Program Department, at 419.241.5049, and ask to speak to, or email, one of the following staff members:
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