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Jeff Chaddock and his partner Mark Morrow are challenging you to leave a gift beyond your lifetime.

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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.

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 […]

2016 Jenco Awards Recognize Visionary Leadership in Appalachian Ohio

Seven Awardees from Six Counties Recognized for Their Service to Others Jackson, OH – Under the lights of the historic Markay Cultural Arts Center in Jackson, Ohio, the Jenco Foundation Fund and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) announced the 2016 Jenco Award recipients. Honored at FAO’s annual Celebration of Legacy, this year’s honorees include […]

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Opens 2016 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant Application

Educators and Nonprofits Throughout Appalachian Ohio Invited to Apply Nelsonville, OH – The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) invites educators and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations alike to apply for the 2016 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant program. Projects encouraging youth participation in learning experiences linked to local natural resources and sharing the lessons learned with […]

Bellisio Foods Announces Fall Scholarship

Applications Now Open For Fall Scholarship at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Jackson, OH – Bellisio Foods is proud to announce that the fall Bellisio Foods Scholarship application is now available for applicants. Established in honor of Bellisio Foods founder, Jeno Paulucci, the Bellisio Foods Scholarship, funded by the Bellisio Foods Fund at the Foundation […]

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 […]