• Authentic leadership in philanthropy

    Join a cohort of a dozen peers on a five-session learning journey where you’ll discover your unique individual leadership potential. Not your typical leadership series, this program is designed specifically for emerging leaders in philanthropic organizations. Space is limited so register by February 15 to reserve your seat

  • Register now for Foundations on the Hill 2019

    Philanthropy Ohio staff will lead a delegation of Ohio funders on Capitol Hill visits March 12 – 13, highlighting philanthropy’s investments and advocating for policies critical to the state and sector. Contact Claudia Herrold for more information or with questions about how you can add and amplify your voice in March in Washington, D.C.


    As a result of our year-long strategic planning process, Philanthropy Ohio’s Board of Trustees has adopted new vision and mission statements and renewed its commitment to increase diversity, equity and inclusion both in our organization and Ohio’s philanthropic sector. 


    The Philanthropy Review Winter 2018 edition is available now online to download and read. This edition featured the 2018 Philanthropy Award winners, our new strategic direction, a 2019 market outlook and much more.


    We just launched a new online portal to assist in the Philanthropy Ohio membership renewal process for 2019. New this year, you may update your organization’s contacts, generate an invoice and pay online. Visit the Membership Renewal dropdown item on the Members tab to log in to get started.


    Philanthropy Ohio’s Education Initiative coalition has developed a series of targeted briefing papers aimed at helping Ohio’s key stakeholders plot a clear direction for the future of education and improved student success. It is our hope that these briefing papers will help guide Ohio leaders during upcoming policy discussions, including Ohio’s next budget. The briefs focus on: Early Childhood Education; Standards and Assessments; Measures and Accountability; Teacher/Leader Effectiveness; School Improvement and Turnaround; Graduation Requirements; and Post-Secondary Education.


    Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide association that provides the network, tools and knowledge to help people engaged in philanthropy become more effective, powerful change agents in their communities.

  • Representing Philanthropy's interests

    Philanthropy Ohio is the recognized advocate and convener trusted to represent Ohio philanthropy in the state and the nation. We bring members together with key policymakers, whether we’re meeting in Washington about federal tax policy or working with members on state education and health reform.

Member Spotlight

Bryan Area Foundation celebrates 50th anniversary with grant program

To celebrate the Bryan Area Foundation’s 50th anniversary this year, the foundation allocated $50,000 for the Dream Launcher Grant Program. Nonprofit programs that benefit Williams County residents are eligible to apply for $1,000 and $2,500 awards in March and June.  

Throughout the year, the foundation is planning several events including a school program in which students will be introduced to what it means to be a community advocate, a nonprofit workshop, a July event featuring the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel and more.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Explore how student survey data can help your education grantmaking and transform schools.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Discover how KeyBank uses employee resource groups in corporate citizenship 

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Denis Hayes to celebrate the history of Earth Day and consider issues related to our environment and climate