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Grants available for community organizations in southeastern Ohio

Apply by April 2, 2018, to receive a grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville and the Rocky Community Improvement Fund.

The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) and the Rocky Community Improvement Fund (RCIF) have announced their 2018 spring grant cycle funding partnership.

OHFN supports programs and services that improve the health and quality of life of residents in southeastern Ohio. The organization fulfills its mission by focusing on measurable outcomes and pursuing solutions that have positive, long-term impacts on underserved populations.

The partnership has awarded nearly $400,000 to over 50 organizations since 2013. This spring OHFN and RCIF will team up to support local programs in and around Nelsonville, Ohio, that address educational, health, social service, housing and community development needs.

“The Foundation has been investing in Nelsonville and surrounding communities for 20 years,” Susan Beaudry, director of programs at OHFN, says. “Our partnership with RCIF furthers our commitment to the region and helps us better understand the needs in the community.”

Nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations in southeastern Ohio are encouraged to apply.

Grant applications are due April 2, 2018. Funding decisions will be announced May 1, 2018. Applications can be found on the RCIF website.

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