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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits and Organizations in
Eligible Locations to Enhance the Lives of Residents

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Ashland County Community Foundation (ACCF)

Deadline Date:

09/01/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations and other qualified organizations in eligible locations for programs and projects that benefit the local community. New applicants are required to interview with staff prior to submitting their application. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for residents in Ashland County.

Support is provided for: 

  • Project grants
  • Program development
  • Seed money
  • Equipment
  • Building/renovation
  • Capital campaigns
  • Matching/challenge grants

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155282

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community Grants are competitive grants awarded to 501(c)(3) and other qualifying charitable organizations that contribute to the community-wide benefit.

ACCF does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, national origin, religious beliefs, disabilities, sexual orientation, economic circumstances or lifestyle.

Support is not provided for:
- Individual grants
- Operating expenses
- Annual campaigns
- Endowment funds
- Cash reserves
- Debt reduction
- Religious organizations for religious purposes

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline: September 1 (with award notification by November 1)

The grant application must be completed and submitted, with all required information and uploads, by 11:59 p.m. on September 1.

- Prior to application submission: first-time applicants are required to interview with Foundation staff prior to application submission. Contact the Foundation office to schedule your appointment at least two weeks prior to submission. Repeat applicants are not required to interview with staff prior to application submission. However, this interview option is available should you so choose.
- Prepare, complete and submit application by the September 1 deadline.
- Following application submission: A brief interview with the Grants Committee may be requested in October to further discuss your application.
- Grant award notification is made on or about November 1. Grant decisions are approved by ACCF's Board of Trustees.
- A final report is required within one year should a grant be awarded. Completion of the grant final report is required for eligibility for future ACCF grants.

For more information and to preview the application form, see https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=accf.

How to Apply: https://www.accommunityfoundation.org/newreceive_search_apply_grants_how.php

FAQ: https://www.accommunityfoundation.org/newreceive_search_apply_grants_faqs.php

Contact Information:

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

Online Grants System: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=accf

For questions or to schedule an interview with ACCF staff, please contact the following:
Kristin Aspin, Chief Program Officer, kaspin@accommunityfoundation.org, 419-281-4733
Mindy Howman, Office Administrator, mhowman@accommunityfoundation.org, 419-281-4733

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USA: Ohio: Ashland County

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