The Vallee Fund for Blanchester is accepting grant applications from 501(c)3 organizations and government entities for projects with a focus on the Blanchester community. The Summer Grant Cycle runs from April 1, 2024 to July 15, 2024. Notification of grant awards will be by September 30.

The mission of Vallee Fund for Blanchester is to strengthen the community and improve the lives of its citizens through project-based funding. The Fund hopes to serve the Blanchester community through transformative ideas and creative programs that lift the community and provide services for those in need. Vallee Fund projects lay the groundwork for systemic changes that utilize local strategies, visionary leadership and collaborative partnerships.

Grant applications should serve the geographic area of Blanchester school district and/or the Village of Blanchester, improve the wellbeing of Blanchester citizens, with a special emphasis placed on those with the greatest challenges and needs, and have a commitment to Blanchester, Ohio.

Grant applications are available through the Clinton County Foundation. Applicants must apply using the Grant Portal.

Richard and Shirley Vallee loved Blanchester, Ohio and were inspired to provide a legacy that would build long-lasting change for their community and its citizens.  Dr. Richard and Shirley Vallee were married for 58 years. Both Dr. Vallee, a Mound chemist and plant manager, and his wife enjoyed their active life as members of the Blanchester community. The Clinton County Foundation is honored to partner with the Vallee Fund for Blanchester to ensure that the Vallee’s legacy is preserved.

Learn more about Clinton County Foundation grant opportunities here.

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