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Current Funding Opportunities:

The Columbus Foundation
Cleveland Foundation
Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Mathile Family Foundation
The George Gund Foundation
The Dayton Foundation
Keybank Foundation
Catholic Community Foundation
The Kroger Co. Foundation
Akron Community Foundation
Stark Community Foundation

Government Offices:

Ohio State Home Page

Governor Mike DeWine – (614) 644-4357, Columbus

Senator Sherrod Brown – (202) 224-2315, Washington, DC

Senator J.D. Vance – (202) 224-3353, Washington, DC

Attorney General Resources for Nonprofits

Attorney General Handbook for Nonprofits

Ohio CDC Association

Find My Legislators

General Resources:

Philanthropy Ohio

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations (OANO)

Ohio History Fund

Ohio Humanities

Ohio Prospect Research Network

Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Arts Council

Ohio Minority Business Assistance Centers

Ohio Community Grants, Loans, Bonds & Tax Credits

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

Saint Luke’s Foundation

Northern Resources:

(Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Toledo)

The Cleveland Foundation

Grant Resource Center at Morley Library

Akron Community Foundation

Nonprofit Resource Center at the Akron-Summit County Public Library

GAR Foundation

United Way of Summit County

AFP Northwest Ohio Chapter

Grant Center at The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

Creative Compass

Foundation Center Cleveland

The Center for Nonprofit Resources at the Toledo Community Foundation

Business Volunteers Unlimited

Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce

Central Resources:

(Columbus, Zanesville, Dayton, Lima)

The Columbus Foundation

The Dayton Foundation

Flyer Consulting

AFP Central Ohio Chapter

Springfield Foundation

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Neighborhood Partnership Center

Licking County Foundation

Nonprofit + Grant Resources at the Dayton Metro Library

The Catholic Foundation

The Columbus Jewish Foundation

The Muskingum County Community Foundation

Southern Resources:

(Cincinnati, Hamilton, Huntington, Athens, Parkersburg)

Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Grant Resource Center at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Cincinnati Community Tool Bank


United Way of Greater Cincinnati

The Charles H. Dater Foundation

Grant Resource Center at the Hamilton Lane Library

Social Venture Partners

Impact 100

Greater Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce

Top Foundations:

The Columbus Foundation$163,220,435 
The Cleveland Foundation$85,226,908 
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF)$75,596,246 
The Nationwide Foundation$36,291,017 
Jack, Joseph, & Morton Mandel Foundation$30,946,292 
Mathile Family Foundation$29,129,611 
The L Brands Foundation$21,120,528 
The George Gund Foundation$20,588,993 
The Dayton Foundation$19,675,840 
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption$19,019,971 
KeyBank Foundation$15,633,440 
Catholic Community Foundation$14,587,949 
Timken Foundation of Canton$12,148,579 
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. US Bank Foundation$11,891,470 
Toledo Community Foundation, Inc.$11,729,842 
Akron Community Foundation$11,121,856 
Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio$10,724,318 
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation$10,312,759 
Stark Community Foundation$9,771,276 
The Hamilton Community Foundation, Inc.$8,866,196 
Eaton Charitable Fund$8,864,913 
Fifth Third Foundation$7,889,709 
The Kroger Co. Foundation$7,827,006 
American Electric Power Foundation$7,445,412 
Agnes Gund Foundation$7,381,148 
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation$7,180,857 
The Nordson Corporation Foundation$7,021,290 
The Interact for Health$6,934,550 
The Greene County Community Foundation$6,921,043 
Cardinal Health Foundation$6,881,894 
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation$6,665,550 
The Nord Family Foundation$6,458,255 
The FirstEnergy Foundation$6,361,732 
The Youngstown Foundation$6,228,310 
The GAR Foundation$6,192,639 
The Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County$5,090,958 
The Troy Foundation$4,922,078 
H.C.S. Foundation$4,893,667 
The Scripps Howard Foundation$4,601,263 
The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation$4,596,106

Community Foundations:

Akron Community FoundationSummit County, OH 
Ashland County Community FoundationAshland County, OH 
Athens County Foundation, Inc.Athens County, OH 
Barberton Community FoundationBarberton, OH 
Belpre Area Community Development FoundationBarlow, Belpre, Decatur, Dunham, Farifield, Palmer, Wesley and Warren townships, OH 
Brown County FoundationBrown County, OH 
Bryan Area Foundation, Inc.Williams County, OH 
Chillicothe-Ross Community FoundationChillicothe and Ross County, OH 
Community Foundation of the Mahoning ValleyMahoning and Trumbull counties, OH 
Community Foundation of Union CountyUnion County, OH 
Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern OhioMercer and Lawrence Counties in Pennsylvania;Trumbull County in Ohio 
Community West FoundationWestern Cuyahoga County; Lorain County 
Coshocton FoundationCoshocton, OH 
Darke County FoundationDarke County, OH 
Deaconess Community FoundationCuyahoga County, OH 
Defiance Area Foundation, Inc.Defiance, OH 
Delaware County FoundationDelaware County, OH 
Erie County Community FoundationErie County, OH and Sandusky, OH 
Fairfield County FoundationFairfield County, OH 
Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc.Boyd and Greenup Counties KY; Lawrence County OH; Cabell and Wayne Counties, WV 
Granville FoundationGranville, OH 
Greater Wayne County Foundation, Inc.Greater Wayne County, OH 
Hardin County Community FoundationHardin County, OH 
Hudson Community FoundationHudson, OH 
Licking County FoundationLicking County, OH 
Marietta Community FoundationWashington County, OH 
Marion Community FoundationMarion County, OH 
Mercer County Civic FoundationMercer County, Ohio 
Miami County FoundationMiami County, OH 
Middletown Community FoundationGreater Middletown area: Middletown, Monroe, Trenton, Franklin, Madison, Ohio , Lemon and Madison Townships 
Muskingum County Community FoundationMuskingum County, OH; 
New Albany Community FoundationNew Albany-Plain Local School District community, OH 
Parkersburg Area Community FoundationWashington County, OH; Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, Gilmer, Wirt, Calhoun, Roane, Doddridge and Jackson Counties, WV 
Richland County FoundationRichland County, OH 
Salem Community FoundationPerry Township, OH; Salem, OH 
Scioto County Area FoundationScioto County, OH 
Stark Community FoundationStark County, OH 
The Bowling Green Community FoundationBowling Green, OH 
The Cleveland FoundationGreater Cleveland, OH 
The Columbus Foundation
The Community Foundation for Crawford CountyCrawford County, OH 
The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, Inc.Belmont, Guernsey and Monroe counties, OH; Brooke, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler and Wetzel counties, WV; 
The Community Foundation of Greater Lorain CountyLorain County, OH; 
The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox CountyKnox County, OH 
The Community Foundation of Shelby CountyShelby County, OH 
The Community Foundation of West Chester/LibertyWest Chester/Liberty Township areas, OH; 
The Dayton FoundationGreene, Darke, Miami, Montgomery, and Preble Counties of Ohio 
The Fairfield Community FoundationFairfield, OH 
The Findlay-Hancock County Community FoundationGreater Hancock County, OH 
The Foundation for Appalachian OhioAppalachian, Ohio 
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF)Dearborn County, IN; Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Kentucky; Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties in Ohio 
The Greene County Community FoundationGreene County, OH 
The Hamilton Community Foundation, Inc.Hamilton, OH 
The Oxford Community FoundationTalawanda School District, Greater Oxford, OH 
The Springfield FoundationClark County, OH 
The St. Marys Community FoundationSt. Marys, OH 
The Troy FoundationTroy, OH 
The Union County FoundationUnion County, OH 
The Wapakoneta Area Community FoundationWapakoneta, OH 
The Youngstown FoundationYoungstown, OH 
Toledo Community Foundation, Inc.Southeastern, Michigan; Northwest, Ohio 
Warren County FoundationWarren County, OH 
Yellow Springs Community FoundationYellow Springs, OH; Miami Township in Greene County, OH