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Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation

The Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation was established in 1996 and is based in Canton, Ohio. The Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation is a health conversion foundation established when Doctors Hospital, Inc. of Stark County was purchased by Quorum Health Systems. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the health of communities in the area of service.

Regions: The Foundation serves Stark County as well as the rural counties of Holmes, Tuscarawas, and Wayne in Ohio.

Issues Supported: The Foundation is focused on initiatives that support mental and physical health and well-being. Healthcare affordability and mental health care access are key areas of interest.

Grant Process and Application: The first step in the grant application process is to contact the Foundation by phone at 330-580-2380. Grant deadlines are usually in May and November each year. Visit the Foundation’s website for more information about the grant application process.

Grant-Making Per Year: In FY 2020, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $325,757.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: OneEighty, Inc., is a grantee based in Wooster, Ohio, in rural Wayne County. OneEighty provides supportive housing and transitional services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Donald and Alice Noble Foundation

The Donald and Alice Noble Foundation was established in 1990 and is based in Wooster, Ohio. The Foundation was established by Donald and Alice Noble, with wealth accumulated through Donald Noble’s position as chairman and CEO of the Wooster Rubber Company, today known as Rubbermaid. Donald and Alice Noble established the Foundation to serve the communities of Wooster, Ohio.

Regions: The Foundation serves organizations in rural Wayne County, Ohio.

Issues Supported: The Foundation focuses grant-making on arts and culture, education, human services, and mental health care.

Grant Process and Application: The first step in the grant application process is to send a letter of intent. For more information, contact the Foundation by phone at 330-264-8066.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $369,792.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: OneEighty, Inc., is a grantee based in Wooster, Ohio, in rural Wayne County. OneEighty provides supportive housing and transitional services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Community Foundation of Shelby County

The Community Foundation of Shelby County was established in 1952 and is based in Sidney Ohio. Wendell Whipp, the president of the Monarch Machine Tool Company, provided the Foundation’s first funds. The mission of the Foundation is to strengthen the communities of Shelby County.

Regions: The Community Foundation of Shelby County serves the rural county of Shelby, Ohio.

Issues Supported: The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health, and human services.

Grant Process and Application: The first step in the application process is to submit a letter of inquiry or proposal. Deadlines and guidelines vary depending on the funding program. Find out more information by visiting the Foundation’s website.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Community Foundation of Shelby County provided grants in the amount of $4.9 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Samaritan Works is a grantee based in Sidney, Ohio, in rural Shelby County. Samaritan Works is a faith-based organization offering recovery residences for individuals struggling with substance abuse. The organization also provides coaching and referral services.

Ralph R. and Grace B. Jones Foundation

The Ralph R. and Grace B. Jones Foundation is a family foundation that was established in 1997 and is based in Wooster, Ohio.

Regions: The Foundation gives to communities throughout Ohio, with a focus on serving rural Wayne County.

Issues Supported: The Ralph R. and Grace B. Jones Foundation focuses grantmaking on community improvement, education, mental health care, and youth and family services.

Grant Process and Application: Contact the Foundation by phone at 330-262-7111 to find out about the application process.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $351,530.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: OneEighty, Inc., is a grantee based in Wooster, Ohio, in rural Wayne County. OneEighty provides supportive housing and transitional services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Wayne County Community Foundation

The Wayne County Community Foundation is based in Wooster, Ohio, and was established in 1978. The Foundation’s mission is to support the communities of Wayne County while also encouraging prosperous residents to leave a portion of their assets to charitable causes within their communities.

Regions: The Foundation’s giving is focused on rural Wayne County, Ohio.

Issues Supported: The Wayne County Community Foundation funds several issue-specific initiatives, including the Wayne County Emergency Response Fund, the Women’s Fund, and the Wayne County Community Youth Foundation. The Foundation is focused on arts and culture, education, and health, and is also focused on involving community members in philanthropy.

Grant Process and Application: Application deadlines are usually in March and September each year. Visit the Foundation website to find out more about the grantmaking process.

Grant-Making Per Year: In FY 2020, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $6.5 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: OneEighty, Inc., is a grantee based in Wooster, Ohio, in rural Wayne County. OneEighty provides supportive housing and transitional services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Ohio Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Ohio

  • $808 million

Fund Distribution

  • 55% of funds will go towards One Ohio Recovery Foundation
  • 30% will go towards community recovery programs
  • 15% to the state of Ohio

Timeline

  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years
  • Initial payments began in July 2022

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Ohio Attorney General: Dave Yost, AGOCARES@ohioattorneygeneral.gov
  • Governor-appointed board members of One Ohio Recovery Foundation contacts: Tom Gregoire (gregoire.5@osu.edu); Christopher Smitherman (Christopher.smitherman@cincinnati-oh.gov)
  • Expert panel members of One Ohio Recovery Foundation: Deb Flores (419-841-7701)

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

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