Action & Awareness Grants

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $3,000

Next deadline: Apr 30, 2020

Later deadlines: Oct 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Ohio

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:

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Overview:

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation funds programs that create a positive, measurable impact in four core areas of giving.

  • Education – Providing grants for professional development programs allowing individuals to advance their knowledge of agriculture, share ideas, and improve people’s lives.
  • Environment – Funding sensible solutions that contribute to a healthier, cleaner, and more sustainable Ohio by focusing on increased care for land and water.
  • Economic Development – Capturing opportunities that build prosperity, create jobs, and enhance the quality of life for Ohioans by funding projects that spur economic growth in local communities.
  • Human-Animal Bond – Promoting the proper care of animals and the many ways they bring quality to human life.

Grant amounts are typically between $1,000 and $3,000 and are provided for a one-year period. Collaborations among organizations are encouraged.

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

Eligibility:

  • Grants are typically made only to nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code, or who have a sponsoring agency with this status.
    • Under certain circumstances, applications organizations that do not meet this criteria, but are providing a charitable program, may be considered.
    • In all cases, the applicant organization must deliver services in the State of Ohio and have a clear charitable purpose.
  • Grants may be used for:
    • general support,
    • startup funding for new organizations,
    • program expansion, or
    • capital for equipment necessary to implement eligible programs.
  • Matching funds and/or resources are required. 

Preferences:

  • Collaborations among organizations are encouraged.

Ineligibility:

  • In order to maintain its focus and achieve a greater impact through the use of its funds, the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation will also generally not support:
    • Support to individuals
    • Capital campaigns and endowments
    • Contests or pageants
    • Organizations whose services do not benefit the community at large
    • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
    • Registration fees