Targeted Fund categories are based on the interests of donors who have established funds to support a variety of focus areas. Based on the available grant dollars each year, the majority of the grants awarded will be $1,000 to $10,000. The largest possible grant awarded is $25,000.
A category is listed as ‘Closed’ when all grant dollars have been committed for the calendar year. Grant applications are accepted in May and October for different funding categories, as reflected below. Please contact the staff members listed below with inquiries about specific funds.
Grant Application Guidelines
- A link to the application will be available on this page approximately four weeks before the deadline.
- Applications are due by the first Friday of May and October. Unfortunately, late applications will not be considered.
- View Workshops & Deadlines for the specific deadline dates.
- We appreciate hearing the outcomes of your grant funded activities via a Final Report, due 30 days following the end of the grant period.
Spring Deadline: First Friday in May
|Area of Focus||Description||Amount Available|
|Green Funds||Conservation and Environment||$138,000|
|Health||Family Practice Medical Education: emphasis on geriatric medical education||Closed|
|Children's Mental Health||Closed|
|Special Populations||Developmental Disabilities||Closed|
|Outside of Franklin County||Mary Eleanor Morris Fund: Religious, Educational, and Charitable Programs in Logan County||$75,800|
|R. Alvin Stevenson Fund: Health and Human Services in Hocking and Fairfield Counties||
|Social Services||Character and Leadership Development for Youth||
|Hospice and End-of-Life Care||
See Workshops & Deadlines for details.
Fall Deadline: First Friday in October
AREA OF FOCUS
|Community Improvement||Historic Preservation||$25,500|
|Joseph A. Jeffrey Fund: supporting beautification and community improvement||$122,300|
|Education||English Teachers in Private Preparatory Schools and Colleges/Universities||$3,600|
|In-service Education: for voluntary health organizations||Closed|
|Social Services||Parent Education||Closed|
|Summer Camp Maintenance||$45,350|
General questions, Emily Savors.
Joseph A. Jeffrey, Historic Preservation: Matthew Martin.
Mary Eleanor Morris, R. Alvin Stevenson: Danielle Tong.
Green Funds, Hospice and End-of-Life Care: Dan Sharpe.
Technical assistance, Melissa McCool.