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The Youngstown Foundation Grants

Grants to Youngstown Area, Ohio Nonprofits
for Culture, Education, Health, and Environment

GrantWatch ID#: 175551
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Youngstown Foundation

10/19/16 4:00 PM

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Grants starting at $1,000 to Youngstown area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for community benefit projects, programs, and services. Funding is intended for the focus areas of arts, culture, education, economic development, health, human services, and the environment.

Grant requests will be considered for:

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

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

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $300,000 are awarded.

Proposals requesting pledge commitments beyond one (1) year will not be considered.

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

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

Submit all materials and information as requested on the Grant Request Guidelines (there is no official application form).

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


Youngstown and vicinity

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