America 250-Ohio Grants Program for Non-profits, Educational, and Local Governmental Organizations located in Ohio
Posted: Oct 18, 2023
The Ohio Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial (AM250-OH) will make funds available for grants to non-profit, educational, and local governmental organizations to support educational and commemorative programming about the two-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the independence and founding of the United States. The purpose of this grant program is to draw attention to the achievements, struggles, honors, innovations, and significance of all people in Ohio since before its founding to the present day, as described in Ohio Revised Code SECT. 149.309 and Resolution 2023 – 09 adopted by the Ohio Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial.
The AM250-OH Commission has identified the following themes for Ohio’s Celebration and Commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the U.S.
Celebrations and Signature Events: Impacting Tourism and Economic Development
Ohio Originals: Highlighting Points of Pride & Unity
Engaging Youth and Lifelong Learners: Education & Scholarship
Inclusive Statewide Engagement: Museums, Arts & Culture
Telling Ohio Stories: Highlighting stories of Ohioans past and present
Grant Cycle Timing:
Fall 2023 Cycle
Grant Guidelines and Application Released: October 16, 2023
Grant Applications due: November 17, 2023
Winter 2024 Cycle
Grant Application available: January 15, 2024
Grant Applications due: March 1, 2024
Grant Funding Levels:
Buckeye Impact Grants
Grant amounts up to $50,000
Projects should have a statewide, regional, or significant local impact.
Project types may include significant exhibitions, regional commemorative activities, substantial digital and documentary media projects, and signature public events.
Trillium Local Activity Grants
Grant amounts up to $5,000
Projects should have a local or community-wide impact.
Project types may include exhibitions, exhibits, interpretative panels, local commemorative programs or activities, local public events, educational and public programs, and smaller digital and documentary media projects.
Non-profits registered with the State of Ohio, educational, and local governmental organizations located in Ohio.
An informational webinar is being offered on Friday, October 20, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Click here to register.