Grant Opportunities - Richland County Foundation

Grant Opportunities

 

Competitive Grants

In making grants from unrestricted and field of interest funds, Richland County Foundation looks to partner with nonprofit organizations to respond to current community needs. The Foundation encourages 501c3 organizations, government entities, schools, and nonprofit medical facilities to partner with the Foundation to provide charitable programs to Richland County residents.

Requirements
Contact a Community Investment Officer (Allie Watson or Siera Marth-May) to schedule an initial meeting. We prefer to discuss an organization's needs prior to a grant application submission.

Upcoming Deadlines 
October 17, 2021

2022 Deadlines
January 9, 2022
April 17, 2022
August 14, 2022
October 16, 2022

 

 


Summertime Kids Grants

The Summertime Kids grants are for nonprofit agencies to provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months.

Grant dollars are used for direct programming; regular staffing, physical hardware/technology, operational costs or occupancy costs are not covered by this grant.

Grant amounts range from $250 to $2,500.

Apply Here!
Application Deadline: February 13, 2022

Complete Your Final Report
Final Report Deadline
September 30, 2021

 


 

 

Teacher Assistance Program (TAP) Grants

Teacher Assistance Program grants are selected by a community committee for creative and innovative supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The grants are given to K-12 teachers in public or private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs for their classrooms.

Grant dollars are used for direct programming. The following items will not be considered for funding:

  • Storage containers and rugs
  • Transportation
  • Salaries or Substitute teacher costs
  • Seating options
  • Physical Technology Items (cameras, printers, tablets, etc.)

Grant amounts range from $250 to $1,500.

Apply Here!
Application Deadline: June 26, 2022

Complete Your Final Report
Final Report Deadline
June 1, 2022

 

 


More Education Grant Opportunities

Harry & Lois McCullough
McCullough Fund Grants are available for the purpose of promoting writing, literature appreciation, music, and Ohio history through creative, innovative, and effective methods and programs.

Apply Here! 
Deadline: June 26, 2022

Complete Your Final Report
Final Report Deadline
June 1, 2022

 

Mansfield City Schools Fine Arts Fund
This is an opportunity for Mansfield City School teachers to apply for grants. These grants will allow for unique programming utilizing local resource like the Mansfield Art Center, Renaissance Performing Arts or other art programs identified by educators. 

Apply Here!
Deadline: June 26, 2022

Complete Your Final Report
Final Report Deadline
June 1, 2022

 

Mansfield City Schools Field Trip & Family Involvement Grants
The Mansfield City Schools Field Trip and Family Involvement Activity Grants are available to teachers and principals in the Mansfield City School District.

Apply Here!
Deadline: June 26, 2022

  


 

Women's Fund Grants

The Women's Fund was established in 1996 to promote philanthropy among women and to establish a permanent endowment that provides funding to programs and projects in Richland County to empower women to achieve their full potential. 

Learn more about the Women's Fund

Apply Here!
Application Deadline: September 5, 2021

Complete Your Final Report
Final Report Deadline
September 1, 2022

 

Connections Fund Grants

The Connections Fund is a vibrant group of professionals, community leaders, and citizens with a desire to give back to their community. The fund, established in 2004, provides grants for community programs and projects that support youth. 

The grant dollars come from contributions and a growing endowment. Individuals can join Connections with a $150 donation and couples for $250 annually. 

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