Emergency Support Fund of the Shelby Foundation

The Shelby Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Human & Social Services

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Richland County, Ohio

Location of residency: Richland County, Ohio

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About the Emergency Support Fund

The Emergency Support Fund provides support to nonprofits directly responding to emergencies or disasters impacting the Shelby community. Donations to the Fund will support organizations providing essential services and support to residents.


Pandemic / Disaster Caused Crisis.

Addressing Immediate Community Need.

Eliminate Barriers.

Quick Turn Around Time.

Purpose of Fund

Provide emergency funds immediately to local food pantries and nonprofits who serve Shelby residents.

How will funds be allocated?

Funds will be released on a rolling basis as needs emerge and fundraising permits to local nonprofits providing critical services. Funds can be used for needs that are known today and needs that may arise in weeks or months down the road.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • During times of duress, the Foundation understands needs of all types may arise.
    • The Board of Directors is committed to utilizing fund to help with programming and projects to address immediate concerns.


  • Grants from the Emergency Support Fund will not be awarded for payroll, capital improvements, operating expenses or lost revenue from planned fundraisers.