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Grant Opportunities


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The Foundation is pleased to offer the following mini-grant programs that are currently open:

All competitive grant programs are currently closed. Please sign up for FAO’s e-newsletter to learn when grant applications open or contact the Foundation to learn more about other grant opportunities.

The Foundation is pleased to offer the following mini-grant programs that are currently closed:

The AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant program invites educators and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to apply. Projects encouraging youth participation in learning experiences linked to local natural resources and sharing the lessons learned with their communities are eligible for funding. Eligibility extends to educators and nonprofit organizations throughout the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio.

Typical awards range from $500 to $1,500. Grant applications open annually in the fall.

For more information about the application process, please visit the AEP Access to Environmental Education Fund’s webpage.


The Chevron Community Fund supports nonprofit organizations serving the citizens of Harrison and Tuscarawas counties. Tax-exempt organizations with projects related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) education and workforce development are invited to apply. Projects related to basic human needs will also be considered.

Typical grant awards will range from $1,000 to $5,000. Grant applications open annually in the spring.

For more information on the application process, please visit the Chevron Community Fund’s webpage.


The Gulfport Energy Fund supports tax-exempt organizations in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and Noble Counties. The Fund was created to support nonprofits, schools, and communities in projects that increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, or identify and implement a solution for a community need in the counties where Gulfport Energy operates.

The Gulfport Energy Fund hold two application rounds each year, one in the spring and one in the early fall.

For more information on the application process, please visit the Gulfport Energy Fund’s webpage.


The Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund supports projects that increase quality of life, create access to opportunities, and/or identify and implement a solution for a community need or issue in Monroe County. Nonprofit organizations, and other organizations and initiatives with a nonprofit fiscal agent, are eligible to apply. Typical grant awards will range from $500 to $5,000.

Strategic grants are awarded from the Fund. If you have a project you feel might be a good fit for the Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund, please call 740.753.1111 or email Kelly Morman to discuss your project idea.

For more information on the application process, please visit the Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund’s webpage.

If you have any questions regarding FAO’s grant programs, or if you would like to share information about a potential grant project, please contact Us at 740.753.1111.