Make A Difference Day Mini-Grants Available

Mini-Grants Available
ServeOhio, along with its corporate Stewards of Service, Honda of America and AEP Ohio, announce the availability of grants to support community service projects organized for Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Grant awards will range between $500 to $1,000.

How can the funding be used?
The mini-grants support projects that create or improve community assets or infrastructure such as parks, schools, senior centers, community gardens or low-income homes through community volunteer engagement. Funds may be used for:
• Supplies/materials
• Equipment rental
• Food for volunteers
• Publicity/recruitment

Who is eligible to apply?
Non-profit and public organizations in Ohio including, but not limited to, volunteer centers, school districts, community colleges, universities, and local governments are eligible to apply.

Ready to apply?
For the application and instructions, visit the ServeOhio Website athttp://www.serveohio.org/grantsfunding/national-days-of-service/madd/. The application deadline is Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM. We look forward to receiving your application!

Do you need volunteers for your project?
Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of volunteering to meet community needs, and volunteers are always looking for projects. Register your Make A Difference Day project using the the USA TODAY and Points of Light sponsored website and search engine.

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