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Mansfield Lahm Awarded $1.4 Million Grant

4 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

The string of grant awards to benefit Mansfield Lahm Airport continues.

This week, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that Lahm was awarded funds under the Airport Improvement Program to acquire needed snow removal equipment.

In total, almost $800 million was awarded in airport safety and infsrastructure grants in 46 states and four US territories. More…

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The Domestic Violence Shelter Among Recipients Of Attorney General Grants

10 May , 2020  

This past week, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that his office has distributed nearly $1 million in funding to domestic violence shelters and coalitions across the state to assist battered men, women and children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 48 domestic violence shelters who received funding include The Domestic Violence Shelter here in Richland County.

“While we have been asked to stay at home, sometimes home isn’t the safest place,” Yost said. “Thanks to the General Assembly, this money will be used to keep life-saving services available to those who need to escape dangerous environments.” More…

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Grant Program Helps Farmers Plant Cover Crops

9 May , 2020  

Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) is partnering with the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District on a grant program for producers who plant cover crops.

Last year, the grant program assisted in getting cover crops on over 206.23 acres of Richland County farmland and resulted in 87 tons of soil from eroding into our streams. It also kept 139 pounds of phosphorous on the land and 255 pounds of nitrogen out of waterways. More…

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Amid Pandemic, Foundation Provides Grants Targeted For Health And Human Services

19 Apr , 2020  

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees has redirected its Unrestricted/Community Fund to meet emerging needs. The Community Fund will provide grants for health and human services on a rolling basis to nonprofit organizations in Richland County.

To support this effort, we encourage donors to contribute to the Community Fund /donate. Any Community Fund gifts received throughout 2020 will be used to assist nonprofits directly impacted by COVID-19. More…

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Grants Available To Help Nonprofits Provide Summertime Fun

9 Feb , 2020  

Nonprofit agencies who provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months can apply for a grant to help fund their programs. Grants up to $2,500 are available through the Richland County Foundation’s Summertime Kids Grant.

Any 501c3 public charity or government entity and some churches offering programming to youth during the summer months are eligible to apply. More…

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Richland Newhope Gifted Funds To Continue Its Mission

8 Jan , 2020  

The FirstEnergy Foundation surprised deserving organizations across the company’s service area with grants totaling $100,000 as part of its annual holiday “Gifts of the Season” campaign. One local non-profit benefited from those gifts.

Since its inception in 2016, the campaign has awarded nearly $400,000 to organizations that work to strengthen communities. More…

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Grants Available For Schools To Promote Environmental Awareness

2 Jan , 2020  

The Board of Directors for the Richland County Regional Solid Waste Management Authority has approved funding for two $500 grants to be provided to local schools. The grants will be awarded to student projects that are focused on bringing awareness to the areas of reduce, reuse or recycle. More…

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NECIC Offers Grants To Foster North End Development

26 Nov , 2019  

The North End Small Grant Program is offered by the North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) in order to help recipients connect people, promote neighborhood pride, encourage community involvement, and support volunteerism. In this way the grant funds are used to provide a public benefit to the whole North End community. More…

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Division of Forestry Provides Grants to Ohio Fire Departments

8 Nov , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry recently provided more than $100,000 in fire and EMS equipment to dozens of rural fire departments throughout Ohio.

“The state is proud to partner with rural fire departments to help ensure that they have the tools they need to carry out their first responder duties and protect the public,” said Governor Mike DeWine. “Equipment was provided to more than 60 departments for free.” More…

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Richland Public Health Receives Drug Free Communities Grant

1 Nov , 2019  

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has announced 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.

Richland Public Health will receive $125,000 per year, up to 10 years, in DFC grant funds.

The DFC Program provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance use. Recognizing that local problems need local solutions, DFC-funded coalitions engage multiple sectors of the community and employ a variety of environmental strategies to address local substance use problems. More…

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BWC Approves $6.6 Million for School Safety, Security; Local Schools Benefit

14 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has approved $6.6 million in grants since July 1 to improve school safety and security across Ohio.

Six of those grants have gone to five Richland County schools. More…

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Bellville Cemetery Receives Funding Assistance

11 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing is awarding $75,357 to 65 cemeteries in 34 counties throughout Ohio through a new Cemetery Grant Fund.

The fund defrays the costs of exceptional cemetery maintenance or training cemetery personnel in the maintenance and operation of a cemetery. In March 2017, Representative Dick Stein (R-Norwalk) introduced House Bill 168, including the Cemetery Grant Fund, which passed into law and became effective October 29, 2018. More…

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Justice Department Awards $17 Million In Grants; Mansfield, Area To Benefit

3 Oct , 2019  

The Justice Department recently announced more than $17 million worth of grants to agencies in Northern Ohio that will pay for the citywide expansion of the Cleveland Division of Police’s domestic violence high risk team, improve DNA testing capabilities in Richland County and other areas, expand drug courts in several cities, allow the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office to build a database to track violent crime trends, provide transitional housing in Ottawa County and Canton for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, and numerous other programs. More…

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Foundation Approves Over $300,000 In Grants This Month

15 Aug , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $304,278 in grants to area nonprofit organizations during its August meeting.

The board reviewed the $52,561 education grants for the upcoming school year to local teachers for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The grants were given to K-12 teachers in public and private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs, projects, or events for their classrooms. More…

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