Previous Grant Awards

Fiscal Year 2018 Grant Awards

 

MAJOR GRANT AWARDS: $149,333

  • $20,000 Books by the Banks | Books by the Banks | Hamilton County, Cincinnati
  • $20,000 Harvest: Gathering Voices from Rural Ohio | WYSO FM | Greene County, Yellow Springs
  • $20,000 2018 Ohioana Book Festival | Ohioana Library Association | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $20,000 Reinterpreting Cincinnati’s Public Landing to Enliven the Visitor Experience | Cincinnati Museum Center | Hamilton County, Cincinnati
  • $20,000 Voices from Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic | Ohio University Research & Technology Center (RTEC) | Athens County, Athens
  • $19,983 Patriotism & Protest: Engaging our Veterans | Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center | Sandusky County, Fremont
  • $18,000 One Community Reads | Cuyahoga County Public Library | Cuyahoga County, Parma
  • $11,350 Walking the Stories: Tenement Life in Over-the-Rhine | Over-the-Rhine Museum | Hamilton County, Cincinnati

MEDIA GRANT AWARD: $14,958

  • $14,958 Summit County and the Great War: In the Words of Those Who Served | Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens | Summit County, Akron

HERITAGE TOURISM GRANT AWARDS: $4,000

  • $2,000 Enhancing Gant Museum Cultural Heritage Tourism | Nelson T. Gant Foundation | Muskingum County, Zanesville
  • $2,000 Packard’s Columbus Walking Tour | Wild Goose Creative | Franklin County, Columbus

EDUCATOR ENRICHMENT GRANT AWARDS: $40,000

  • $20,000 Holocaust & Humanity Center Educator Professional Development | Holocaust & Humanity Center | Hamilton County, Cincinnati
  • $15,000 Heritage Language Summit: Embracing Ohio’s Cultural and Linguistic Diversity | Ohio State University Center for Languages, Literature, and Culture | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $5,000 Bringing Shakespeare to Life in the Classroom | Cincinnati Shakespeare Company | Hamilton County, Cincinnati

QUARTERLY GRANT AWARDS: $43,312

  • $5,000 Ashland Chautauqua 2018: Oceans, Rivers and Seas | Ashland Chautauqua | Ashland County, Ashland
  • $5,000 Cleveland Stories | Literary Cleveland | Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
  • $5,000 G is for Gun – Website development and community screening | ThinkTV Network | Montgomery County, Dayton
  • $5,000 Kent and the Great War | Kent Historical Society | Portage County, Kent
  • $5,000Medieval Matters | Way Public Library | Wood County, Perrysburg
  • $5,000 “We Shall Remember Them: How Columbus Remembered the Great War” | Columbus Historical Society | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $4,927 The Athens Asylum: 150 years of a healing landscape | Southeast Ohio History Center | Athens County, Athens
  • $4,885 Lunch and Learn | Taft Museum of Art | Hamilton County, Cincinnati
  • $3,500 Women in Kent: Creativity, Gender, Situatedness | Kent State University | Portage County, Kent

MONTHLY GRANT AWARDS: $21,807

  • $2,000 Civics Materials for Community Outreach | League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $2,000 Cultural Heritage Walk Program | Cincinnati Nature Center | Clermont County, Milford
  • $2,000 Historical Thinking: From Theory to Application | Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County | Cuyahoga County, Valley View
  • $2,000 Interpretive Heritage Plan | Cleveland Grays Archive & Armory | Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
  • $2,000 Marion Voices Oral History & Folklife Project Planning Grant | Marion County Historical Society | Marion County, Marion
  • $2,000 Westcott Lecture Program | Westcott House Foundation | Clark County, Springfield
  • $2,000 Zoar Speaker Series | Zoar Community Association and the Ohio Historical Society | Tuscarawas County, Zoar
  • $1,978 The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond (1-day NEOEA Workshop Presentation) | Oberlin College | Lorain County, Oberlin
  • $1,960 Oral History of the Little Brown Jug Race | Delaware County Historical Society | Delaware County, Delaware
  • $1,944 Voices of Trumbull County | Trumbull County Historical Society | Trumbull County, Warren
  • $1,925 Art & Religion | An Intersection | Power of the Arts | Mahoning County, Youngstown

 

Fiscal Year 2017 Grant Awards

 

MAJOR GRANT AWARDS: $75,195

  • $20,000 2017 Ohioana Book Festival |Ohioana Library Association | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $17,500Cultural Heritage Chronicle: A Capstone Publication for the Lee-Harvard Neighborhood | Cleveland Restoration Society | Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
  • $15,000 Austin-Magie Farm and Mill District, Oxford, Ohio: Digital Humanities Map & Learning Resources | Miami University | Butler County, Oxford
  • $12,695 A Story Map of the Battle of the Wabash and the Battle of Fort Recovery | Fort Recovery Historical Society | Mercer County, Fort Recovery
  • $10,000 Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish Book Festival | Mandel Jewish Community Center | Cuyahoga County, Beachwood

MEDIA GRANT AWARDS: $35,000

  • $20,000‘Growing Right’: The Rise of Ohio’s Ecological Food and Farm Movement, 1970s-Present | Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $15,000World Peace Study Mission Digital Exhibit | Wilmington College Peace Resource Center | Clinton County, Wilmington

HERITAGE TOURISM GRANT AWARDS: $19,000

  • $15,000German Village Interpretive Trail | German Village Society | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $2,000Cultural Heritage of the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio and the Reese-Peters House | Decorative Arts Center of Ohio | Fairfield County, Lancaster
  • $2,000 John Brown House – Positioning our Properties for the Future | Summit County Historical Society | Summit County, Akron

EDUCATOR ENRICHMENT GRANT AWARD: $6,700

  • $6,700 Human Rights in a Global Perspective: Mass Atrocities and State-Sponsored Violence | Ohio State University Slavic, East European Languages | Franklin County, Columbus

QUARTERLY GRANT AWARDS: $38,530

  • $5,000Ashland Chautauqua 2017: Voices of Courage | Ashland Chautauqua | Ashland County, Ashland
  • $5,000 Civil Conversations About Constitutional Matters: Roundtable Discussions on Constitutional Issues – Free Press, Freedom of Speech, Peaceable Assembly and Separation of Powers | Walsh University | Stark County, North Canton
  • $5,000 Piqua Chautauqua: World War I Centennial | Mainstreet Piqua, Inc. | Miami County, Piqua
  • $5,000The Spirit of Neighborhoods: Culture Walks | Columbus Landmarks Foundation | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $5,000Stokes Oral History Project | Cuyahoga Community College | Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
  • $5,000 Who We Are, Where We Live | Literary Cleveland | Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
  • $4,500 If Truth Be Told… | Bowling Green State University | Wood County, Bowling Green
  • $4,030Ohio Farm Stories: Capturing and Reflecting on Hancock County’s Agricultural History | University of Findlay | Hancock County, Findlay

MONTHLY GRANT AWARDS: $16,930

  • $2,000 Development of the Celebrating Victoria Woodhull Project | Robbins Hunter Museum Restoration and Preservation Corporation | Licking County, Granville
  • $2,000 Six Word Stroll and Share | Short North Alliance | Franklin County, Columbus
  • $2,000 Steamboats on the Ohio River Exhibit | Old Fort Steuben Project, Inc. | Jefferson County, Steubenville
  • $2,000Ted Lewis Museum 40th Anniversary Lecture | Ted Lewis Museum | Pickaway County, Circleville
  • $2,000 “Twenty-Six Seconds”: An Evening with Alexandra Zapruder | James A. Garfield National Historic Site | Lake County, Mentor
  • $1,995 Bicentennial Speaker Series | Zoar Community Association and the Ohio Historical Society | Tuscarawas County, Zoar
  • $1,995 Appalachia Exposed: Representing the Mountain South in American Regionalism | Springfield Museum of Art | Clark County, Springfield
  • $1,095 The Yanks Are Coming: America in the Great War, 1917-1919 | Lorain County Community College | Lorain County, Elyria
  • $950History & People of Ohio | Buckeye Authors Book Fair Committee, Inc. | Wayne County, Wooster
  • $895 “Cooperation Through Prosperity: Marshall Plan Posters for Post-WWII European Recovery” Exhibit Programming | Wilmington College Quaker Heritage Center | Clinton County, Wilmington


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