Applications are now open for the Siemer Family Foundation’s Grant Program to support programs that benefit the central Ohio community by:
- Improving educational opportunities for school age children, including those during the school day and those outside of traditional school hours, relating to specific academic areas, or enhancing overall academic achievement;
- Providing young children access to opportunities that prepare them for school, especially those including a parental involvement component;
- Improving education and literacy throughout the community; or
- Improving the economic or housing status and physical well-being and safety of underprivileged families with the intention of creating greater stability for all family members, especially children.
Examples of Grants
- City Year, Columbus: $15,000 to support the Whole School Whole Child program in seven Columbus schools.
- Dominican Learning Center: $10,000 to support GED instruction and preparation.
- Gladden Community House: $10,000 to support the preschool program serving Franklinton and the near west side communities.
- I KNOW I CAN: $25,000 to support AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides for middle school college and career advising.
- Urban Concern: $15,000 to support an afterschool program serving students in the south Linden neighborhood.
- Grant Opportunity Open Houses are appropriate for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations serving Franklin County, Ohio.
- As a result of COVID-19, they are not able to host Grant Opportunity Open Houses at this time.
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