Youngstown Foundation Awards $1.25M in Grants
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded $1.25 million in grants to area nonprofits in the third quarter.
More than $238,000 was given to fund COVID-19 relief efforts. The funding was made in collaboration with other local foundation through a unified application process. Since March, The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 to 120-plus area agencies.
As part of its regular funding cycle, the foundation awarded grants to five agencies from its unrestricted fund:
- Meridian Healthcare $50,000.
- Youngstown CityScape, $50,000.
- Beatitude House, $42,500.
- Junior Achievement, $25,000.
- Ohio Urban Renaissance, $20,000.
The Hine Memorial Fund awarded grants to three organizations: $346,000 to Potential Development and its Operation Search & Help program, $62,200 to Students Motivated by the Arts and $23,375 to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries.
In addition, the Mahoning Valley Sports Charity Fund awarded $5,000 to Girl Scouts of North East Ohio and $400,000 was awarded through the foundation’s Support Fund, which allows anyone donating at least $100 to choose which of 70 approved organizations the funds will go to.
Donor-advised funds also distributed more than $100,000 in third-quarter grants.
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.