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Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Trusts - Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation

Grants to Eastern Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for
Charitable Activities that Benefit Area Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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PNC Charitable Trusts - Ohio

Deadline Date:

09/01/19

Description:

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Grants to Ohio nonprofits and agencies for programs that benefit residents of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. Funding is intended to improve the local quality of life. Priority is given to programs that address a demonstrated community need and involve collaboration.

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

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181785

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:

The grants are one-time awards and are not pledges of continued support. Multi-year commitments are not made.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation makes grants primarily in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Eligible organizations are exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including goverment agencies.

Grants are not generally provided for the following:
- General operating costs
- Event, conference or seminar sponsorships or entry fees
- Pilot or new programming
- Multi-year commitments
- 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 twice each calendar year, and organizations may apply annually. The grant application deadlines are March 1 and September 1.

Prior to submitting an application or verifying eligibility, please contact Lisa Roberts-Rosser or Dustin Zitterbart.

Contact Information:

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

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

Lisa Roberts-Rosser
(513)-651-8475
lisa.roberts-rosser@pnc.com

Dustin Zitterbart
(814) 678-8653
Dustin.Zitterbart@pnc.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Mahoning and Trumbull Counties

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