The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

June 15, 2013

Conneaut Foundation accepting applications from organizations for grant consideration


Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — The Conneaut Foundation is accepting inquiries through mid-July from eligible public charities for the Foundation’s 2013 Conneaut Area Chamber of Commerce Fund, according to a statement.

The Foundation will consider grants up to $3,000 for capital projects and program/project funding to organizations that impact Ashtabula County and West Springfield, Pa. Funds are available to charities qualified as organizations described in Internal Revenue Service section 501(c)(3) and either IRS section 509(a)(1) or section 509(a)(2). Federal, state and local governments and political subdivisions are also eligible.

Applications are due no later than July 12. Forms are available by calling the Foundation at 440-599-8004, or e-mail at info@conneautfoundation.org. Completed applications should be submitted to Amy Price at the same e-mail address; by fax to 440-599-1514; or mail to 235 Main St., Conneaut, 44030.

The Conneaut Foundation is a non-profit, private foundation serving the county and northwest Pennsyl-vania. Its mission is focused on serving the charitable, education, scientific and cultural needs of the community through philanthropic and grant-making efforts.