Foundation Grants

Purpose:

To solicit, receive and administer assets exclusively for charitable purposes that would most effectively assist, encourage and promote the health, education and welfare of the citizens of Miami County.

Eligibility Requirements For Organizations:

  • Must provide services directly to the citizens of Miami County, OH.
  • Must be certified federally tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c) or equivalent organization, preferably 501 (c)(3).

Grants will not be considered for the following:

  • A program/project that has or will have already been done within two months of grant deadline
  • A purchase that has already been made
  • Organizations that limit their services to members of any one religious group
  • Political organizations or those whose primary purpose is to influence legislation, political viewpoint or promotion of a particular candidate
  • General operating fund

Guidelines:

  • Applications must be postmarked no later than the last day of February or August. No applications will be accepted via fax or email.
  • If a grant application is from a school, the Superintendent’s signature is required on the application.
  • Selection of grants will be completed within two months of the grant deadline.
  • Organizations that received grant money the previous year will be considered after those organizations that did not.
  • Upon approval for funding, appropriate notification will be issued along with date for check presentation.
  • Applicants not approved for funding will be so notified and may reapply for the same project at any time.
  • If approved grant is one of several funding sources necessary to complete a project, payment may be delayed until assurance has been received that necessary funding has been secured.
  • Grants are subject to review and approval by the Miami County Foundation Board of Directors.
  • Organizations are limited to one grant per 12-month period.
  • Organizations receiving grants must submit a final report to the Miami County Foundation indicating disposition of the grant funds. Failure to submit invalidates future request funding.

Application Procedure:

Applications submitted without the required copies and supporting documents will not be considered

Download the Application Form: doc  (Microsoft Word format)   pdf  (pdf format)   

Download the Final Report for Grant Award:  doc  (Microsoft Word format)   pdf  (pdf format)

Download Sample Grants: Sample Grant 1 (pdf format)   Sample Grant 2 (pdf format)  

Submit 5 sets. Each set must include:

  • grant application form
  • basic budget statement for the proposed project or purchase
  • most recent financial statement
  • organization’s annual report or equivalent
  • governing board roster

Submit 1 copy of the organization’s letter of determination from the Internal Revenue Service certifying 501(c)(3) status or equivalent.

Mail Application And Attachments To:

Miami County Foundation
317 N. Wayne St., P.O. Box 1526
Piqua , OH 45356-1526

   

Recent grant recipients 

American Red Cross

Bethel Local Schools

Bradford Community Club

Bradford Exempted School

Bradford High School Publications Class

Bradford Middle School/High School Band

Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum

Bradford Public Library

Brukner Nature Center

CASA/GAL Miami County

Child Care Choices

City of Piqua Police Department

Covington Elementary Multiple Disabilities

Covington Exempted Village School

D.R.E.A.M

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Edison State Community College

First Place Food Pasntry

FISH Inc. of Troy OH

Foundation Center

Friends of Piqua Parks

Friends of Piqua Library

Girls on the Run

GIVE of the New Path

Isaiah’s Place

J. R Clarke Public Library

Lehman Catholic High School

Miami County Continuum of Care

Miami County Dental Clinic

Miami County Recovery Council

Miami East High School Math Club

Miami East High School Special Education

Milton-Union Middle School ELA

Milton-Union Elementary

National Inventors Hall of Fame

New Creation Couseling Center

Newton Local Schools

Ohio State University Extension, Miami Cty

Partners in Hope

Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Piqua Catholic Schools

Piqua City Schools

Piqua City Schools-Piqua Central Immediate

Piqua Jr. High

Recovery and Wellness Centers Midwest OH

RT Industries

Springcreek Primary

Springcreek Primary-Music

The Center for Early Learning-Piqua Catholic

The Future Begins Today

The New Path

Tipp City Schools – Broadway Elementary

Tippecanoe Middle School

Troy Christian Church

Troy Christian Elementary School

Troy Christian Jr. and Sr. High School

Troy City School-Cookson

Troy Development Council

Troy Lions Charities

Troy Senior Citizens Center

Troy-Miami County Public Library

Upper Valley Career Center

Upper Valley Career Center-Aspire Program

Upper Valley Community Church

UVMC Foundation

WACO Historical Society

We Care Arts

YMCA-Robinson Branch

Total Fall 2018 Grant Awards $272,000