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Targeted Funds

Targeted Funds

Targeted Funds provide support for several areas that align with donor focus. Applicants may apply for up to $25,000. However, the majority of the grants awarded will be $1,000 to $10,000.

Spring Deadline: First Friday in May

Area of Focus Description Amount Available
Green Funds Conservation and Environment $132,000
Health Family Practice Medical Education: emphasis on geriatric medical education $45,000
  Mental Health $148,000
  Children's Mental Health $76,000
Special Populations Developmental Disabilities $245,000
  Elderly $123,000
Outside of Franklin County Mary Eleanor Morris Fund: Religious, Educational, and Charitable Programs in Logan County $64,000
  R. Alvin Stevenson Fund: Health and Human Services in Hocking and Fairfield Counties 


Social Services Character and Leadership Development for Youth


Special Populations

Hospice and End-of-Life Care




See Workshops & Deadlines for details.

Fall Deadline: First Friday in October


Community Improvement Historic Preservation $23,000
  Joseph A. Jeffrey Fund: supporting beautification and community improvement   Closed
Education English Teachers in Private Preparatory Schools and Colleges/Universities $3,300
Health Health Education $48,000
  In-service Education: for voluntary health organizations $28,000
  Substance Abuse $32,000
Social Services Parent Education $45,500
  Summer Camp Maintenance $43,700

Grant Application Process


  • Access, complete, and submit the application online. The form is accessible one month before the deadline.
  • Applications must be submitted by the first Friday of May and October. View Workshops & Deadlines for the specific deadline date.



Staff Contacts

For general questions, contact Emily Savors.

For Joseph A. Jeffrey, contact Matthew Martin.

For Mary Eleanor Morris, contact Melissa Neely.

For Green Funds, Historic Preservation, Hospice and End-of-Life Care, or Camp Maintenance, contact Hailey Stroup.

For R. Alvin Stevenson, contact Barbara Fant.

For technical assistance, contact Melissa Neely.