Funding for Nonprofit Organizations serving Children living in Ohio

The Kiwanis Club of Columbus is pleased to announce its grant-making cycle for the 2021-22 administrative year, on behalf of the Columbus Kiwanis Foundation.

Donor Name: Kiwanis Club of Columbus

State: Ohio

County: Franklin County (OH)

City: Columbus

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/14/2022

Size of the Grant: $30,000


With Kiwanis’ focus of serving the children of the world, these grants will have a similar focus: serving the children of Franklin County, OH, with preference for nonprofit organizations serving children living in the city of Columbus, OH.

Grant Information

A total of $58,000 will be awarded in the upcoming grant-making cycle:

  • $28,000 will be awarded in the Youth Opportunity/Community Outreach category and
  • $30,000 in the Young Children: Priority One category, for a total of $58,000

Average grant size is between $5,000 to $8,000. Please note the approach to the age ranges:

  • Youth Opportunity is programs or projects for children in grades one to high school graduation, and
  • Young Children: Priority One is from pre-natal/birth through kindergarten, with special emphasis on programs or projects that reduce infant mortality.

In addition, preference will be given to organizations with proposals that include existing or new hands-on service projects in which Kiwanis Club of Columbus members can participate and/or volunteer.

Eligibility And Restrictions

In order to be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a tax-exempt organization.
  • Request funding for programming primarily benefiting children ages pre-natal/birth to high school graduation.
  • Be located in and primarily serve Franklin County, OH, with preference for those organizations serving children living in the city of Columbus, OH.

Kiwanis Club of Columbus will NOT fund:

  • Grants to individuals including scholarships or camperships
  • Grants supporting partisan political agendas or lobbying
  • Grants to religious organizations for purely religious purposes
  • Fundraising events
  • Employee salaries

For more information, visit Kiwanis Club of Columbus.