Coshocton Foundation
The Coshocton Foundation was created in 1967 through a $680,000 bequest from Adolph Golden, a prominent Coshocton merchant and harness racing enthusiast. This foundation is based in Coshocton, Ohio, and its goal is to "connect people who care with causes that matter".

Area Served: This foundation gives primarily in Coshocton County, Ohio.

Emphasis: The Coshocton Foundation's mission is to provide a community controlled organzation dedicated to the betterment and long-term development of Coshocton County's natural, community and human resources. To that end, this foundation provides grants to organizations and also provides college scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

Grant Information: In 2006, the Coshocton Foundation awarded 86 grants for a total of over $1.2 million (award amounts ranged from less than $100 to $750,000) and 129 scholarships for a total of over $350,000. Information about the specific projects funded is available on the Coshocton Foundation website.

Application Information: To apply for a grant, visit the "How to Apply for a Grant" section of the Coshocton Foundation website. There is also an online application that can be downloaded. The Board meets quarterly to make grant applications and applications are due one week prior to this quarterly meeting.

Contact Information: For more information, contact Financial Officer Valerie Myers or Executive Director Kathy Thompson at (740) 622-0010.


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