LEGACY Fund Grants

We invest in a broad range of nonprofit organizations working to strengthen and improve our home, Clinton County. The LEGACY Fund wants to improve the welfare of Clinton County in areas such as health, wellness, seniors, youth, and education. The LEGACY Fund’s mission is to strengthen Clinton County, Ohio and improve the lives of its citizens through project-based funding. The LEGACY Fund develops our communities through transformative ideas and creative, pioneering programs.
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How do you qualify?

​LEGACY projects require the grantee organization is a 501 (c) 3 entity, a governmental agency, an educational institution or an organization engaged with a fiscal partner that is one of these three. Organizations must also specifically serve Clinton County, Ohio.

How do you apply?

First, potential applicants will set up a grant applicant account with the Clinton County Foundation grant portal. The grant portal can be accessed by selecting the “Legacy Fund Grant Portal” button below.

Second, the applicant will provide information for the letter of intent. Based on the applicant’s project description and if they meet certain eligibility criteria, the LEGACY Fund board will determine whether the applicant is eligible to apply for a LEGACY Fund grant. If the project is approved, the eligible organization will be invited to apply, where they will then complete a more-detailed final application.

LEGACY Fund 2021 Grant Cycle

The 2021 grant cycle has ended.
Note: You may download the applications for review, but you will have to apply online through the grant portal.

Need some help?

We periodically offer workshops to help you create your grant request for the best chance of approval. In case you haven’t been able to attend we’re making our workshop available online! Download our presentation or watch a replay of one of our workshops.