FOR NONPROFITS IN Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties 
Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for innovative programs that benefit local residents. Interested applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support programs and projects, capital expenses, and start-up or technical assistance. Focus areas include education, family, culture, health and wellness, and environment, preservation, and recreation. LOI due by December 11th, 2020
Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, public schools, and units of government to promote and improve health and wellness in eligible counties. New applicants should contact the program manager prior to submitting an application. Grants and mini-grants may be used for programs, projects, general operations, and capital support. Programs and projects must serve residents of Clark and Champaign counties. Apply by January 29th, 2021.
Grants of up to $10,000 to Ohio artists in eligible locations for projects that adhere to the program theme. Funding is intended to assist minority artists in any discipline with projects that are designed to promote community justice and equity and that are aligned with the theme of “truth and reconciliation.” Eligible artists are Black, African American, Indigenous, or Bi-Racial or of Latino descent, and live in the Cincinnati region. Projects should use the arts to document this profound moment and/or help move the city and region forward to a better future. Apply by December 1st, 2020.

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ohio restaurants in eligible locations for the design and operation of outdoor dining spaces that can be utilized in cold weather during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding may be used for rentals and purchases of equipment and fixtures. Cleveland restaurants may apply.

The Winter Restaurant Operations Support Grant program is aimed at providing restaurants with resources to offer safe outdoor dining experiences throughout the winter of 2020-21 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program will allocate funding to local restaurants to help support winter operations through purchases and rental of equipment (heaters, fire pits, etc.) and fixtures (awnings, tents, “igloos”, etc.).  Businesses must demonstrate access to a location and an operations plan. Apply by November 30th, 2020.