Stark Community Foundation Accepting COVID-19 Grant Applications

Stark Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area organizations impacted by COVID-19.

In order to be eligible for funding in this competitive process, grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization in good standing with the IRS and either located within Stark County or directly benefitting Stark County. Applications will also be considered from tax-exempt private agencies and government entities. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a need for funding due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While priority will be given to organizations that serve the under-served, all applications will be considered.

To apply online and learn more about the Foundation’s grantmaking instructions and policies, visit and click on the Grants and Scholarships tab. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and decisions will be made approximately 4-8 weeks after an application has been received.

For more information, contact Grants Administrator Dana S. Johnson at 330-454-3426 or

About Stark Community Foundation
Stark Community Foundation is the community’s trusted partner in giving for over 800 individuals, families, businesses and organizations that have created charitable funds to impact the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible. Ranked in the top 10 percent of community foundations in the United States today, Stark Community Foundation is committed to serving donor needs and strategically addressing local issues. The Foundation and its family of donors have granted $185 million to nonprofits since 1963. Learn how you can simplify your giving and amplify your impact through our Center for Partners in Philanthropy at

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