Appalachian Community Grant Program Launches: Information Session Registration Open

21 October 2022

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Governor’s Office of Appalachia (GOA) today announced the launch of the Appalachian Community Grant Program (ACGP) to fund sustainable, transformative change in the 32-county Appalachian region.

Program guidelines, scoring rubric, and applicant resources are now available at The Round 1 Application Period will open November 2, with applications due December 9. Round 1 Awards will be announced in early 2023.

Important information:

  • Webinar: The Governor’s Office of Appalachia has scheduled a webinar to review the guidelines and answer questions on Tuesday, October 25, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration is available HERE.  Have questions on the program? Submit them here and they will be answered in the webinar or on a Q&A document following the webinar.
  • GOA-Eastgate Information Session: Tuesday, November 1, 2022; 11 AM to 1 PM – Held at Eastern Gateway Community College Youngstown Campus. Seating space is limited to 100. There will also be an option for virtual attendance via Zoom.

           Those interested can register for the information session here.

  • Round 1 Grant Application Period: Opens - November 2, 2022

                                                 Due Date – December 9, 2022

View the Program Webpage