The Scioto Foundation is a community foundation serving the people of the Scioto County area. Since 1975, SF has awarded approximately $30 million in grants and distributions to local non-profit organizations, schools, and local governments. To be considered for a grant, all applicants must meet the requirements found in the grant guidelines.


The board will review applications for the regular grant rounds quarterly. The Grant Deadlines are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31.

The board will review applications for the Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant Initiative annually. The Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Application Deadline is June 30.

The Scioto 365 members will review applications annually. The Scioto 365 Grant Application Deadline is September 30.

The standard Scioto Foundation Grant Application will be used for the regular grant rounds, Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant Initiative and Scioto 365 program. 

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