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The Youngstown Foundation Grants

Grants to Youngstown Area, Ohio Nonprofits for Arts,
Education, Health, Human Services, and Environmental Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Youngstown Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/17/18 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants starting at $1,000 to Youngstown area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit the community. Funding is intended to support proposals that focus on the areas of arts and culture, education and youth, community development, health, social and family services, women, seniors, or the environment.

Grant requests will be considered for:

- Capital projects
- Programs
- Operations (limited, special circumstances)

In recent years, the Foundation’s grantmaking has reflected innovative proposals that:

- Originate from a local office of the organization, if there is one
- Target a population that lives in Youngstown and vicinity
- Demonstrate strong volunteer leadership and involvement
- Promote collaboration and reduce duplication of services
- Strengthen the ability of our community to respond more effectively to needs
- Build on strengths of the community
- Apply the Foundation’s resources optimally to meet an important community need
- Confirm agency's sustainability/strategic plan

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175551

Number of Grants:

Each year, approximately 150 grants are awarded

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each year, grants ranging from $1,000 to $300,000 are awarded.

Term of Contract:

Proposals requesting pledge commitments beyond one (1) year will not be considered, and grant recipients should have no expectation of annual funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Youngstown Foundation welcomes applications and inquiries from local nonprofit tax exempt 501(c)(3) public charity that serves the people of Youngstown and vicinity and does not discriminate in the hiring of staff or provision of services.

The Youngstown Foundation welcomes applications and inquiries from local nonprofit tax exempt 501(c)(3) public charity that serves the people of Youngstown and vicinity and does not discriminate in the hiring of staff or provision of services.

Grants are generally not awarded for:

- Film, video, radio or television projects
- Endowments, debt reduction or budget deficits
- Political projects
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Grants or loans to individuals
- Short-term events such as conferences, festivals, fundraising functions, award programs
- Travel, tours or trips
- Sabbatical leaves; scholarly research

Pre-Application Information:

Applications Per Agency:

One (1) proposal per agency will be reviewed per calendar year.

Deadlines:

There are four grant cycles per year. Requests must be received by 4:00 PM on:

- Wednesday, January 24
- Wednesday, April 18
- Wednesday, July 18
- Wednesday, October 17

Grants from The Youngstown Foundation are made at the direction of the Distribution Committee which meets in March, June, September and December. You will be notified in writing regarding the Distribution Committee’s decision.

Note: Applications must be mailed or delivered. Online requests will not be accepted.

Contact Information:

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

Mail applications to:
The Youngstown Foundation
PO Box 1162
Youngstown, Ohio 44501

Deliver applications to:
100 Federal Plaza East, Suite 101
Downtown Youngstown

Contact Information:

Phone: 330-744-0320
Email: info@youngstownfoundation.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Youngstown and vicinity