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Gannett Foundation: Community Action Grant Program

The Gannett Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations that serve the communities where Gannett Co., Inc., owns a newspaper or broadcast station. The Foundation’s Community Action Grant Program’s priorities include education, neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation, and cultural enrichment.

Grants are generally in the $1,000 to $5,000 range. Grant requests are considered twice each year; the upcoming postmark deadline is August 17, 2018, for most locations. Proposals should be submitted to the local newspaper publisher or TV station general manager. Visit the Foundation’s website to review the grant guidelines and download the application form.

Eligibility: Nonprofit applicants in Ohio communities of Bucyrus, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Coshocton, Fremont, Lancaster, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, Port Clinton, and Zanesville.

Awards: $1,000 to $5,000

Deadlines: August 17


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