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The Abington Foundation Grant

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for
Education, Health, Economic, and Cultural Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Abington Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/01/18

Description:

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Grants to Northeast Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a significant impact on Cuyahoga County residents. Funding is specifically intended to support proposals that focus on the areas of education, healthcare, economic independence, and cultural activities. Priorities for each of these areas are outlined below.

1) Education - Pre-primary through higher

2) Healthcare - With an emphasis on geriatrics and nursing

3) Economic Independence - The promotion or sustaining of individual and family self-sufficiency

4) Cultural Activities - With an emphasis on arts education and historic preservation

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150806

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will be accepted from organizations based in Northeast Ohio which have a significant impact on Cuyahoga County. Proposals from organizations located outside of the region will be considered only if invited by a Trustee. If you are working with a fiscal sponsor, contact the Foundation office before proceeding.

Eligible Types of Support:

Priority will be given to requests for specific programs or projects. Organizations are discouraged from submitting requests for endowment, sponsorships, seminars, or general operating support.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines:

The Board of Trustees meets three times a year to consider applications and award grants. In order to allow ample time for the Trustees to review each request thoroughly, the following schedule has been adopted:

Application Available:
November 1, April 1, August 1

Deadline:
December 1, April 1, September 1

Meeting Date:
March, June, November

The proposal must be submitted by end of the day, on the due date, regardless of the day of the week.

Please note: From time to time the application may be updated; therefore, the online application will be available one month prior to the stated deadlines.

Technical Assistance:

The staff of the Abington Foundation are available to discuss application procedures. See contact information below for details. As part of the review process, they often make site visits to requesting organizations. They also reserve the right to contact other funders and professionals in the field regarding the grant applicants under review.

To conserve your costs and the environment, please do not send more than one copy of newsletters, invitations, annual reports, or other mailings. The funding source prefers to receive any printed material as a pdf attachment to an email.

Application process:
http://www.fmscleveland.com/abington/application-process.cfm

Click here to view the online FAQs: http://www.fmscleveland.com/abington/Frequently_Asked_Questions.cfm

Application Questions: http://www.fmscleveland.com/media/documents/Revised%20AF%20app%202-23-12.htm

Attachment Checklist:
http://www.fmscleveland.com/abington/Sample_Application.cfm

Contact Information:

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

Click here to access the online grant system:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=fms

Technical Assistance:

Cristin Slesh, Consultant
The Abington Foundation
c/o Foundation Management Services
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 966
Cleveland, OH 44115-1952

Phone: 216-621-2901
Fax: 216-621-8198
Email: cslesh@fmscleveland.com

If you need additional assistance, please contact Kara McCullough at kmccullough@fmscleveland.com or at the above phone number.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Cuyahoga County