Grant applications available

The Ohio County Community Foundation Community reminds local non-profits that the deadline to apply for a Community Competitive Grant for Cycle II is Oct. 15,  at 3 p.m.
Applicants can apply using the Foundation’s online application process by visiting the Foundation website at occfrisingsun.com. Grants will be awarded on Dec. 19. Funding  would be for projects or programs beginning after the grant award date.  
Local non-profit organizations meeting the eligibility criteria and seeking funds for community projects and programs that benefit Ohio County residents may apply.
Applicants may request up to $5,000. Non-profit organizations using the same Tax ID number may request funding for more than one project during the grant cycle.
The total request cannot exceed $5,000 and all projects must be submitted under one application. Grants will not be awarded for projects or programs taking place prior to the grant award date.
The Ohio County Community Foundation was established in 1998. The mission of the Ohio County Community Foundation is to build, manage and distribute a lasting source of charitable funds for Ohio County.
Grants are awarded in the areas of Community Development, Human Services, Education, Health and Cultural Affairs.
The Ohio County Community Foundation is at 330 Industrial Access Drive, Rising Sun. For information concerning applying for a grant, contact Stephanie Scott, OCCF program coordinator at sscott@occfrisingsun.com, or call the Foundation at 812-438-9401.