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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.


2017 Scholarship Recipients from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Announced

Nearly 150 Appalachian Ohio Students Receive Support for Post-Secondary Education Nelsonville, OH – Students throughout Appalachian Ohio know how important education is to their success. Thanks to over 50 donor-established scholarship funds at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), nearly 150 Appalachian Ohio students will receive scholarships to support their post-secondary education. Young adults across Appalachian […]

Gulfport Energy Fund Awards Over $40,000 in Grants

Thirteen Organizations Receive Grants During First Round of 2017 Nelsonville, OH – The Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded more than $40,000 in grant awards to 13 organizations in the year’s first round of grants. The recipients are nonprofit and public organizations in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and […]

Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund Announces Spring Scholarship Recipients

Four Students from Jackson County Receive Post-Secondary Scholarships Jackson, OH – Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce its 2017 spring scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Spring 2017 scholarship recipients include Noah Davis, Peyton Miller, and Riley Patton of Wellston as well as Christopher Penwell of […]

2017 Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund Grantees Announced

W4C Recovery Ministries and Oasis Food Ministry Receive Grant Awards Walnut Creek, OH – The annual meeting of the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance (EODA) held on April 28, brought together individuals and organizations working to improve quality of life throughout Appalachian Ohio. Two grant awards from the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership […]

Inaugural Dale Hileman Legacy Fund Grant Award Announced

Leadership Columbiana County Receives Inaugural Grant Walnut Creek, OH – Dale Hileman was known for his deep commitment to economic development in Appalachian Ohio. Now, with grant awards to support economic development projects from the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund, that legacy will live on forever. The inaugural grant award from the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund, […]

Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund Reaches $1 Million Milestone

Family of Funds Supports Grants and Scholarships for Southern Local Community Corning, OH – One million. It’s a number that carries some serious impact. And it’s a milestone that the Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund (SPCEAF) and its Family of Funds just reached. Thanks to a recent gift from Ben Shaver, a Perry County […]

Open Call for Nominations to Honor Individuals Committed to Serving Others

2017 Jenco Award Nominations Due May 31 Nelsonville, OH – Do you know someone in your community who goes above and beyond to improve the lives of others? Is there a visionary leader in your community you want to recognize? The Jenco Awards were created to honor these individuals, the people who work passionately in […]

iBELIEVE Foundation to Hold 6th Annual Benefit Gala

Event on April 21 Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Provide Opportunity to Appalachian Youth Columbus, OH – The iBELIEVE Foundation is pleased to once again hold its 6th Annual Columbus Benefit Gala on Friday, April 21 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The Gala is the iBELIEVE […]

Chevron Community Fund Opens 2017 Grant Application

Grants will Support STEM Education and Workforce Development Projects in Harrison and Tuscarawas Counties Nelsonville, OH – The Chevron Community Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce that its 2017 grant cycle is now open. Public and nonprofit organizations serving Harrison and Tuscarawas counties with projects related to STEM (Science, […]

Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund Opens 2017 Scholarship and Grant Applications

Deadline to Apply Is May 1 Corning, OH – The Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund (SPCAEF) is pleased to once again open its annual scholarship application to students throughout Southern Perry County. SPCAEF is also pleased to announce the opening of its annual grant application for organizations and schools serving the southern Perry community. […]