Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

General Grant

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Lorain County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Community Foundation of Lorain County (CFLC)

Deadline Date:



Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit the residents of Lorain County. Particular interest is given to creative initiatives that respond to community needs, collaborative efforts, and partnerships. Please note that lower priority will be given to equipment and capital requests, duplication of existing services, and services required by state law.

The Board is very concerned about accountability and sustainability of programs. Organizations should have a diversified funding base.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180295

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be located in or provide services to residents within Lorain County. Grant seekers outside Lorain County must provide information on Lorain County residents served.

Grants will only be awarded to tax-exempt organizations classified as 501(c)(3) charities by the Internal Revenue Service. If your program does not have a tax-exempt ruling from the IRS, please complete the Fiscal Sponsor Information Form.

Grants will not be made to individuals, for debt reduction, loans, for-profit businesses, tickets for benefits, annual appeals, tours, telephone solicitations, political campaigns, and religious activities. Scholarships will only be paid to accredited educational institutions (no payments to students).

Pre-Application Information:

The general cycle grant deadlines are:

February 1 - Board Decision in Late July
July 1 - Board Decision in Late December

Video Tutorial:

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

For further information contact the office at (440) 984-7390.

The Community Foundation of Lorain County
9080 Leavitt Road (OH-58)
Elyria, Ohio 44035
F: (440) 984-7399

Eric Woidke, Director

Linda Ong Styer
Senior Program Officer
Send an email:

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Lorain County