By Rachel Scofield
November 29, 2022
November 29 and 30, the Fairfield County Foundation (FCC) is holding its annual 33-Hour Give.
Per the organization’s website, the FCC is a “community foundation is a tax-exempt public charity built by generous people just like you. We enable people of all income levels to participate in organized philanthropy by either establishing a permanent endowment fund or by making a gift of any size to an existing fund.”
The Foundation represents a vast number of non-proft groups throughout the county. You may scroll through the list of organizations to select a charity to support. Some of the more familiar organizations in the list include:
- Big Brother Big Sisters of Fairfield County
- Fairfield County Park District
- Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio
- Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County
- Pickerington Education Foundation
- Pickerington Public Library
- Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society
- Pickerington Youth Athletic Association
- Wagnalls Memorial
- Victoria Opera House
You may also choose to donate to the Foundation itself through its Community Impact Fund.
The Fairfield County Foundation holds over 130 scholarship funds for the benefit of area students.
The link to apply and detailed information on applying can be found on the FCF FAQ page. The scholarship application for the 2023-2024 school year will open December 1. The scholarship application will close at 11:59 pm on March 10.
The Foundation also offers grants to nonprofits in the Fairfield County area. The partnering organization should be located in Fairfield County or be able to demonstrate that a significant number of people or clients served by the organization reside in Fairfield County. There are three grant cycles throughout the year with the next deadline being January 9.