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The Nord Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits for
Art, Civic, Education, Health, and Social Services

GrantWatch ID#: 176230
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Nord Family Foundation

12/01/16 5:00 PM ET

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Grants to Lorain County, Ohio nonprofits for programs and projects focusing on the areas of arts and culture, civic affairs, education, and health and social services. Most grants are made for program related activities, with some grants to support capital improvements and capital campaigns when special criteria are met.

Projects that are directed at the root causes of social problems are of special interest.

The Nord Family Foundation grants to nonprofit organizations qualified under Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code and to selected public sector activities.

In general, the Foundation does not award grants in support of

- Debt reduction
- Research projects
- Tickets or advertising for fundraising activities
- Individuals

Grants are occasionally made for capital purposes when specific criteria are met:

- The organization requesting support clearly serves a disadvantaged population.
- In instances where the Foundation’s support is likely to leverage much greater giving from other community sources, such as government, corporations, individuals and other foundations.
- Where it is clear that an effective local campaign, involving extensive citizen participation and grassroots leadership has been or will be mounted. Note: Program grants, which include requests for capital items such as furniture, computers, video recorders, etc., are not included within this general policy.

Grant submissions will be accepted up to six weeks prior to the deadline.

Grant applications must be completed online by 5:00 PM ET on December 1 for a February decision.

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

Click here to apply online:

For more information, contact:

Sharon Bennett, Grants Administrator
Telephone: (440) 984-3939

The Nord Family Foundation
747 Milan Avenue
Amherst, OH 44001

Lorain County

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