top of page
Grey Modern Professional Creative Director LinkedIn Banner (1).png

2024 Grant Recipients 

special olympics.jpg

Special Olympics Paulding County

Special Olympics Paulding County was awarded funds to cover rebuilding costs of the program.  Key items purchased were uniforms, shooting shirts and equipment.  

Club donation.JPG

Paulding County Ohio Amateur Radio Club

Paulding County Ohio Amateur Radio Club was awarded $1,000 to purchase a modern digital capable radio. The radio will see dual duty in both our Emergency Communications trailer and in the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). In the event of a disaster the radio will give us additional means to make outside the county contacts for life saving supplies, manpower etc. 

DPIL 2024.jpg

United Way of Paulding County

United Way of Paulding County was awarded $8,500 to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. This program provides a free book each month to children enrolled in the program who live in Paulding County.

CS Food Pantry Building.jpg

Caring & Sharing Food Pantry

Grant dollars received from the Paulding County Area Foundation will be put towards the walk in freezer fund for the new Caring & Sharing Food Pantry currently being constructed at 318 N. Walnut Street in Paulding. The new facility will allow the pantry to help more individuals in our county fight food insecurity. 

Paulding Exempted Character Academy 

Grant dollars received will go towards the construction of the Paulding Exempted Character Academy Building that will house the LifeWise Academy for Paulding Exempted Schools. The new building will be located at the corner of Emerald Road and Caroline St. in Paulding. 


Blessings in a Bag - Paulding Exempted Village Schools


Currently providing meals for around 70 students each month. “Thank you so much for your continued support of our Blessings in a Bag program. You are life savers, in more ways than one!” - Mrs. Melissa Harder

Do you have a project that you think would be
eligible for a PCAF grant?

We have a new simplified process for grant project submissions. If you have a project that you feel may be eligible for a Paulding County Area Foundation Grant, please complete the Project Submission Form. We will review the project, and then contact you with a Grant Application if your project is eligible.


Grant applications deadlines:

November 14th for consideration in December.

March 31st for consideration in June.

bottom of page