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Appalachian Ohio African American Community Fund

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Sep 12, 2023



The African American Community Fund provides grants for Black-led nonprofit and public organizations in Appalachian Ohio working to address disparities in the African American community and helping to improve the physical, economic, and structural conditions that affect quality of life.

Grants will be awarded in 5 focus areas:

  • Community and economic development
  • Health and human services
  • Education
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Arts and culture

Eligible applicants include Black-led nonprofit and public organizations serving African American communities in the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio service area.

Preference will be given to organizations that meet at least 2 of the criteria:

  • The organization's executive director identifies as Black
  • 50% of the board is Black
  • The organization serves the Black community
Geographic coverage
32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Amount of funding

Award amounts are not specified.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website. Required attachments should be emailed to

Tagged as
Appalachia · Black or African American · Community and economic development · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Human services · Ohio

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