ServeOhio is pleased to announce the availability of grants to support community service projects organized for ServeOhio Day on June 21, 2019. The first annual ServeOhio Day will encourage and promote youth volunteer engagement while school is out for the summer. ServeOhio Day coincides with the summer solstice – the day with the longest period of daylight in the year – providing the most ample opportunity to volunteer annually.
Grant awards will be in the range of $500 – $1,000. Depending on amounts requested, an estimated ten to twenty grants will be awarded.
How can the funding be used?
The grants support projects that create or improve community assets or infrastructure such as parks, schools, senior centers, community gardens or low-income homes through youth volunteer engagement. Funds may be used for:
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.
For the application and instructions, visit the ServeOhio Website.
The application deadline is Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM. ServeOhio looks forward to receiving your application.
Youth Service America has a variety of project ideas and tool kits to help you plan your youth service project. Check out their resources here.