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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 Opens First Grant Round of 2018

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 2018 is now open. Applications are now available and will close on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. This […]

Gulfport Energy Fund Announces Grant Recipients

Ten Grants Awarded to Organizations in Eastern Ohio St. Clairsville, OH – The Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded nearly $40,000 in grant awards to 10 organizations in the second grant round of 2017. The recipients are nonprofit and public organizations in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and Noble […]

United Way of Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble Counties Opens Endowment Fund at FAO

New Fund Will Enable Long-Term Community Change through the United Way Cambridge, OH – The United Way of Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble Counties has served the community for more than 70 years. The creation of a new endowment fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) will support the mission of the United Way for […]

Three Jackson County Students Receive Bellisio Foods Scholarships

Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund Provides Post-Secondary Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of Bellisio Foods Employees Jackson, OH – Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce the 2017 fall scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Fall 2017 scholarship recipients include Duston Castle of Jackson, Kerrigan Hoover of Jackson, […]

Community Foundation for Perry County to Open Grant Round

Mini-Grant Applications Available through January 23 to Tax-Exempt Organizations Serving Perry County New Lexington, OH – The Community Foundation for Perry County (CFPC) is pleased to announce its request for mini-grant proposals. CFPC invites tax-exempt organizations committed to increasing quality of life, creating access to opportunities, or implementing a solution for a need in the […]

New Haven School Fund Awards Grants to Local School

Fund Gives Back as Part of the Meigs County Community Fund New Haven, WV – Dr. Harry Keig never forgot the Middleport community where he grew up, even though his career took him to Omaha, Nebraska. In particular, he never forgot the impact his education, especially his teachers, had on his life. Like many growing […]

Meigs County Community Fund Opens Inaugural Grant Round

Grant Applications Due January 16 Pomeroy, OH – The Meigs County Community Fund is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting grant applications for projects serving Meigs County. “The Meigs County Community Fund is excited to open this inaugural grant round to organizations serving the Meigs County community,” said Jennifer Sheets, a committee member […]

Bellisio Foods Announces Fall Scholarship

Applications Now Open For Fall Scholarship at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Jackson, OH – Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce that the fall Bellisio Foods Scholarship application in 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 […]