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Investing in Youth Resiliency In Appalachian Ohio

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; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville
Mar 16, 2022

Kelly Morman


This opportunity provides funding to nonprofits and public organizations to develop, expand, or improve programs that will build resilience and increase protective factors for youth in the Appalachian Ohio region. This program emphasizes support for youth during out-of-school time to increase access to broader social support systems and resources.

Eligible activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Tutoring and mentoring programs
  • Support groups
  • Enrichment opportunities in art, music, athletics, and other opportunities young people may not otherwise be able to access, including related participation fees
  • Vocational and career awareness activities and programs
  • Service learning and team building opportunities
  • Expanding and encouraging youth engagement and leadership through participation in program design and in the broader community
  • Eliminating barriers to program participation that might otherwise exist

Funding may also be used to support capacity building efforts such as:

  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Activities designed to increase staff engagement and retention
  • Technology and equipment upgrades

Eligible applicants are public and nonprofit organizations, including public schools, in the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio service area.

Geographic coverage
32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $30,000
Award floor: $5,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $380,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Community engagement and volunteerism · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Mental health · Social connectedness · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Ohio

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