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News & Happenings

Keep up to date on the Foundation's news, events, programs, and scholarship and grant information here, on our Facebook page, by downloading this year’s Growing Home Gazette, or through our e-newsletter. For more information on the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio download our Fact Sheet.


Loran and Shirley Stutz Scholarship Fund for East Guernsey Students Opens at FAO

Scholarships Available for University and Technical School Programs Lore City, OH – Loran and Shirley Stutz witnessed firsthand the difference education from the East Guernsey Local School District has on the lives of students, specifically those of their four children. Empowered by their K-12 education, their children have gone on to lead successful lives made […]

Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities Creates Scholarship Fund

Scholarships Will Provide Educational Scholarships to Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education Byesville, OH – The Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities is pleased to announce the creation of the Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities Scholarship Fund, part of the Guernsey County Foundation’s Family of Funds at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). The Fund will […]

Gulfport Energy Fund Opens First Grant Round of 2017

Grant Round Will Support Education Projects in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and Noble Counties Nelsonville, OH – The Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce its first grant round of 2017 is now open. Applications are now available and will close on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. This […]

FAO Seeking Finance and Administrative Associate

  FAO is currently seeking a Finance and Administrative Associate to support the record-keeping and information management of FAO. This includes entering data into FAO’s information management system and maintaining paper and electronic files. The position will support all facets of FAO’s finances, including grants and scholarships, investments, invoicing, accounts payable, gifts receivable, pledges receivable, general ledger, and […]

2017 Scholarship Opportunities Available for Appalachian Ohio Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

Deadline for Applications is March 31, 2017 Nelsonville, OH – Students throughout Appalachian Ohio are getting ready to take the next step in the education and scholarships are a vital part of post-secondary education. Once again, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is excited to begin accepting scholarship applications to donor-established funds within FAO. Detailed information […]

Myron Fishel Scholarship Applications Open March 1

Applications Due March 31, 2017 Cambridge, OH – Guernsey County students attending or planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution in Ohio are invited to apply for the 2017 Myron Fishel Scholarship. Applications open March 1, 2017 and are available from the guidance offices at Cambridge, Meadowbrook, Buckeye Trail, and John Glenn High Schools in […]

Sharing the Love for Harrison County

Harrison County Community Foundation Holds Valentine’s Day Event Announcing Puzzle for Prosperity Campaign Cadiz, OH – On Valentine’s Day, the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) brought together people passionate about Harrison County to learn more about what HCCF has made and will make possible for its citizens. Attendees, while enjoying dinner and an evening of music […]

2016 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grants Announced

18 Grant Awards Support Environmental Education Across Appalachian Ohio Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce the 2016 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant recipients. This year, 18 grants were made, totaling over $18,000 in support for environmental education projects across Appalachian Ohio. The AEP Access to Environmental Education […]

Gulfport Energy Fund Announces Grant Recipients

10 Recipients Awarded Over $50,000 at Annual Gulfport Grantee Celebration Lore City, OH – The Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) announced its second round of 2016 grantees at its annual grantee celebration. Ten grant recipients received over $50,000 in grant awards supporting projects related to environmental stewardship and health and […]