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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.


Donors Announce Gift for Appalachian Ohio and Issue Challenge to Foundation

97% of Estate to be Left to Appalachian Ohio Nonprofits at Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Athens, OH – On Thursday evening, a groundbreaking gift was announced during the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s annual gathering in Athens. The evening closed with an announcement from Jeffery Chaddock that he and his partner Mark Morrow have made plans for […]

Monroe County Tourism Guild Receives Grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation

Grant Will Support the Scenic Routes Marketing Project Woodsfield, OH – With its rolling green hills, access to the Ohio River, and distinctive places to visit, there is a reason Monroe County is called the “Switzerland of Ohio”. A recent $150 grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation (MCCF) to the Monroe County Tourism Guild […]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for the Southern Perry Academic Endowment Fund

Million Dollar Sundae Social Celebrates Nearly $1 Million for Students and Citizens in the Southern Local School District Hemlock, OH – Donors, current and former board members, and people passionate about the Southern Local community in Perry County gathered on Sunday, September 11over ice cream, sprinkles, and hot fudge to celebrate a major milestone: raising […]

Empowering Young Leaders in Monroe County

Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund Grant Expands Access to iBELIEVE Foundation Programming Hannibal, OH – Students from Beallsville High School, Monroe Central High School, and River High School honed their leadership skills at this year’s iBELIEVE Foundation summer camp thanks to grants from the Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund. “Statoil is pleased to partner with […]

Monroe Family Health Center Receives Grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation

Grant Will Support Medication Disposal Program Launching in October Sardis, OH – Educating young people about the consequences of drug use early in life makes a tremendous impact on their attitudes and actions towards drugs and medications later in life. Thanks to a $500 grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation (MCCF), the Monroe Family […]

Guernsey County Education Assistance Grant Fund Announces More than 100 Scholarships to Guernsey County Students

The Recently Renamed Dollars for Scholars Helps Students Receive Post-Secondary Support Cambridge, OH – Because of the Guernsey County Education Assistance Grant Fund (GCEAGF), more than 100 Guernsey County students across seven high schools received scholarships. Formerly known as Dollars for Scholars, GCEAGF announced that nearly $75,000 was awarded to these students to help make the […]

Eleven American Legion Post 84 Players Receive Support on and off the Field

Don Coss Memorial Scholarship Supports Post-Secondary Education for Stars on the Diamond Cambridge, OH – Eleven members of the Post 84 Cambridge American Legion Baseball team won’t just receive support on the field – they will receive it on campus as well through the Don Coss Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Don Coss Memorial Scholarship Fund, […]

FAO Seeks Two Interns for Fall 2016

  The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is currently seeking two interns for Fall 2016 to support Foundation staff around communication, stewardship, and scholarships. FAO’s Communications & Stewardship Intern will support the stewardship, communications, and program team in executing high-quality communications and donor stewardship activities during Fall 2016. The Communications & Stewardship Intern will play a vital […]

New Nelsonville Foundation Fund Celebrates the Past and Future

  Nelsonville Residents Come Together at Event Nelsonville, OH – Overlooking Nelsonville’s historic Public Square, people passionate about Nelsonville gathered on August 10 to celebrate the success of the Nelsonville Restoration Foundation and the creation of the Nelsonville Foundation Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Former trustees, residents, and community leaders came together […]

Dally Memorial Library Receives Grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation

  Grant Will Support Monroe County’s Youngest Readers Sardis, OH – Rapidly advancing technology means that even our youngest citizens – and readers – need to be able to keep up. Staff members at the Dally Memorial Library know this, which is why they applied for a grant from the Monroe County Community Foundation (MCCF). […]