Ohio Directories of Grant Resources

State Agency Grant Directory
OCHLA's comprehensive database of all Ohio state agencies and any grants they offer. 

Central Ohio Grant Foundations

Corporate Ohio Grant Foundations

Northeast Ohio Grant Foundations

Northwest Ohio Grant Foundations

Southeast Ohio Grant Foundations

Southwest Ohio Grant Foundations




Current Highlighted Grants:

I) Educational Grants:


  • Catalog of Federal Domestic AssistanceHispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants

    Objectives: The objective of this program is to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. These programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce graduates capable of enhancing the Nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional work force.

    Deadline: Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

    Website: www.CFDA.gov

  • CODE2040 - Non-Profit for Tech Diversity

    Objectives: Laura Weidman Powers, the group's co-founder and chief executive, said minorities are often at a disadvantage when seeking out and interviewing for jobs because they lack instruction on how to prepare. One of Google's grants will help CODE2040 create a program aimed at training black and Latino students how to apply for an interview for a technical job or internship. 

    Deadline: Contact the organization for application deadlines.



II) Health Grants:


    Expansion of the Certified Pathways Community HUB (Infant Mortality) Model Grant

    Objectives: This request for proposal, including grant requirements and technical assistance information, will be available at the Ohio Commission on Minority Health's website starting on Monday, August 10th, 2015. You may call the office for more information (614) 466-4000.

    Deadline: 5PM on Monday, September 28th, 2015

    Website: www.mih.ohio.gov



III) Business Development Grants:

  • USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service - Rural Business Programs

    Objectives: Business Programs provide financial backing and technical assistance to stimulate business creation and
    growth. The programs work through partnerships with public and private community based organizations and
    financial institutions to provide financial assistance, business development, and technical assistance to rural
    businesses. These programs help to provide capital, equipment, space, job training, and entrepreneurial skills
    that can help to start and/or grow a business. Business Programs also support the creation and preservation
    of quality jobs in rural areas.

    Deadline: Differ depending on program, please visit USDA.gov to learn more. 

    Website: www.rd.usda.gov


IV) Arts Grants:


  • National Endowment for the Arts - NEA Research: Art Works

    Objectives: Project may start on May 1, 2016, or any time thereafter. Grants generally may cover a period of performance
    of up to two years, with an exception for projects that include primary data collection as part of the proposed
    activity. Projects that include primary data collection may request up to three years. Research areas include the
    system's core components of Arts Participation and Arts Creation; the system's inputs (Arts Infrastructure and
    Education & Training); and the system's main outcomes, e.g., cognitive or emotional benefits to individuals, or
    civic or economic benefits to communities.

    Deadline: October 20th, 2015

    Website: arts.gov/grants-organizations/research-art-works


For any questions or concerns, please contact: OCHLA.OLAnet@ochla.state.oh.us

Federal Directories of Grant Resources

A-Z Guide of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Full list of Federal government agencies.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Contains detailed program descriptions for 2,167 Federal assistance programs. The following chart shows the program distribution for the top five issuing agencies. Click here for regional agency contacts for agencies in the CFDA.

Official site to get registered to apply for federal government grant programs. 

Minority Resources, Money & More
Provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center's Information Services Team (2011). Includes federal grants, non-federal grants, resources, and a listing of events.

The Foundation Center
This is a one-stop-shop that serves as a directory for foundations and grant opportunities, grant funding trends, resources, and event listings.

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Grants and Funding

We update our Grant page periodically to reflect the latest grants available for Latino serving organizations. If you need help understanding or writing a grant or just have questions, please feel to email Madeline.Lanese@ochla.state.oh.us or call 614-728-8345. We also have a monthly grant newsletter and if you'd like to receive those, please subscribe here!

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