Olentangy Valley News

Foundation grant deadline is Sept. 3

Saturday August 24, 2013 8:01 PM

The Delaware County Foundation has announced that the deadline for 2013 grant applications is Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Nonprofit organizations can apply online at delawarecf.org. Funds will be awarded before the end of the year. A complete list of grantees is available on the website.

Last year, 35 nonprofit groups received grants ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 through the Community Foundation program. Grant recipients included the Central Ohio Symphony, Canine Companions for Independence, Family Promise and National Church Residences for Senior Health at Willow Brook, among others.

Foundation grants support projects and programs in the arts, civic affairs, education, the environment, health and social services. Grant funds are established by individuals, families, businesses and organizations. Any amount can be donated.

To contribute to the community grants program, send a check to the Dela-ware County Foundation, 3954 N. Hampton Drive, Powell 43065. For more information, call DCF President Marlene Casini at 614-764-2332.