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The following information provides resources for grant funds posted by State of Ohio agencies.

Local Fair Economic Support, formerly listed on its own web page has moved to the Archived Funding Opportunities web page.

The links below provide access to additional funding opportunities posted by State of Ohio agencies.

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  • CARES Act - Coronavirus Relief Fund Local Government Assistance Program
    Funding Opportunity Categories: COVID-19

    The Office of Budget and Management (OBM), in accordance with HB 481, is distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds provided to the state from the US Department of Treasury as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). OBM is currently accepting registrations for the Local Government Assistance Program from counties and jurisdictions. Registrations enable the recipient of funds access to the grants portal to report on funds as required by OBM and HB 481. Funds must be used in accordance with the requirements of Section 5001 of the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act," as described in 42 U.S.C. 801(d) and must adhere to guidance published by the US Department of Treasury and OBM. Resolutions, as required by HB 481, may be submitted to OBM via e-mail at grants@obm.ohio.gov. While the CRF disbursements for cities, villages, and townships will flow from the state through county auditors, OBM considers each local government to be a subrecipient of the state and will structure reporting and monitoring that way.

  • CARES Act -Coronavirus Relief Fund - COVID Safety Funds to Veterans Posts
    Funding Opportunity Categories: COVID-19

    The Office of Budget and Management (OBM), with authority granted by the controlling board on July 27, 2020, is distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds provided to the state from the US Department of Treasury as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). OBM is currently accepting applications from Congressionally chartered veterans service organizations in Ohio with an active post location for a $5,000 grant to support posts operating safely during the COVID-19 public health emergency, including supporting increased sanitation costs, maintaining social distancing, purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other necessary costs to comply with public health orders, local health department recommendations and best practices. Funds must be used in accordance with the requirements of Section 5001 of the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act," as described in 42 U.S.C. 801(d) and must adhere to guidance published by the US Department of Treasury and OBM.

  • Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund for Ohio Higher Ed Mental Health Support
    Funding Opportunity Categories: Higher Education

    The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), with authority granted by the state controlling board on September 28, 2020, is distributing Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds provided to the state from the US Department of Education as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). ODHE is currently accepting applications from public universities, public community colleges and independent not-for-profit colleges and universities that were included in the ODHE allocation. The funds shall be used for support and capacity development, connection to community resources, and implementation of behavioral health supports in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Ohio college and university campuses. Funds will be disbursed to Ohio's higher education institutions to support the rise in demand for mental health and counseling support services for students on campuses across the state.

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Archived Funding Opportunities

The following funding opportunities are for reference only, registration has closed.