Grants

The Miami County Foundation is committed to sharing resources and advancing our communities in order to create possibilities for people within Miami County, Ohio.
Eligible non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities can apply for grant opportunities from the foundation. Spring applications must be submitted/postmarked no later than the last day of February. Fall grant applications must be submitted/postmarked no later than the last day of August.

*SpeciFIC Requirements

Grant applicants are asked to provide specific information about their project and organization. The required information is not the same for all applicants. Please see the chart below to determine the appropriate requirements for your request.

Non-Profits:

Must be a 501(c)(3) organization or equivalent in Miami County.

Submit one copy of the organization’s letter of determination from the IRS certifying 501(c)(3) status or equivalent.

Submit five sets, each including:

  •  Grant application form

  •  Basic budget for the proposed project

  •  Most recent financial statement

  •  Governing board roster

  •  Annual report-if applicable

  •  Required signatures

Schools:

 

Submit five sets, each including:

  • Grant application form

  • Basic budget for the proposed project

  • Required signatures, including superintendent

  • If your organization is providing services to a school within Miami County a letter of support from that school's principal or superintendent must be provided.

Municipalities:

 

Includes all government agencies

Submit five sets, each including:

  • Grant application form

  • Basic budget for the
    proposed project

  • Required signatures

PURPOSE

To solicit, receive and administer assets for charitable purposes

 

Effectively assists, encourages and promotes health, education, and the welfare of the citizens of Miami County

REQUIREMENTS

Funds/services should be provided directly to citizens of Miami County, Ohio.

Certified federally tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) or equivalent organization 

*See additional specific requirements for each category type (non-profits, schools, municipalities).*

GUIDELINES

Application packets must be postmarked no later than the last day of February/August

Your school's superintendent signature is required on the application.

 

Organizations are limited
to one grant per
12-month period.

PROCEDURE

Download the Application above to apply. A Final Report is required by specified deadlines prior to applying for another grant.

Submit five application sets, each including:

  • Grant Application Form

  • Basic Budget Statement for the proposed project and/or purchase

  • Most Recent financial statement 

  • Organization's Annual Report or equivalent 

  • Governing Board Roster

  • 501(c)3 Determination Letter