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Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Trusts - The Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties
for Programs that Benefit Residents and Improve the Quality of Life

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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PNC Charitable Trusts - Ohio

Deadline Date:

05/01/19

Description:

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Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that enhance the quality of life and address the critical needs of residents of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. Recipient organizations may address community needs in the fields of education, health, the environment, social services, the arts, religion, and animal welfare.

The PNC Charitable Trusts' grantmaking priorities:
- Organizations that are direct providers of services, with projects and programs that meet donors' intent
- Programs in communities where donors lived and/or engaged in their grantmaking activities
- Applicant demonstrates a capacity to meet the stated objectives of the request; and those objectives are clearly articulated and measurable
- The critical nature of the need being addressed by the proposed program
- Organizations with strong leadership, diversified income streams, and long-term sustainability that have demonstrated efficiencies in delivering their services

The PNC Charitable Trusts support programs and projects that:
- Reflect the core social mission of the applicant's organization
- Address a need in the community and for which there is a demonstrated demand
- Have broad impact or benefit underserved populations
- Have measurable outcomes and a plan for documenting results
- Have detailed project budgets and demonstrate effective financial accountability
- Involve collaboration with other organizations
- Support year-round programming
- Complement rather than duplicate the work of other nonprofits

The grants are one-time awards and are not pledges of continued support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181784

Estimated Size of Grant:

Size of grants depends on the fit with donors' intent, availability of funds, breadth of organizations represented in the grant proposal mix, and the project's social impact.

Term of Contract:

Generally, grants are not provided for multi-year commitments.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Who is eligible? You must have public charity status (tax-exempt under 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and must serve Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.

Grantmaking Priorities:
- Organizations that are direct providers of services, with projects and programs that meet the donors' intent
- Programs in communities where donors lived and/or engaged in their grantmaking activities
- Applicant demonstrates a capacity to meet the stated objectives of the request; and those objectives are clearly articulated and measurable
- The critical nature of the need being addressed by the proposed program
- Organizations with strong leadership, diversified income streams, and long-term sustainability that have demonstrated efficiencies in delivering their services

Generally, grants are not provided for the following:
- General operating costs
- Event, conference or seminar sponsorships or entry fees
- Pilot or new programming
- For-profit organizations
- Individuals or private foundations
- Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations
- Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, or national origin

Pre-Application Information:

The Committee meets once each calendar year, and organizations may apply annually. Applications are due May 1.

Unless otherwise specified, organizations who receive funding are asked to wait 18 months before applying again.

Contact Information:

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

To apply:
https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=4790&x_quiz_id=5432&x_order_by=1

For information, please contact:
Amanda Creps (412) 762-0873

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Mahoning and Trumbull Counties