Apply For Award
The Sugar Bush Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry for 2020 funding. Please contact Kelli Kotowski at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Nov. 30 - Letter of Intent is due for prospective projects. Letters of Intent submitted after Nov. 30 at midnight will not be accepted for review in the current award cycle.
Dec. 17 - Prospective project members are notified whether they have been chosen to submit a full proposal. If selected, a Sugar Bush Foundation representative will email the proposal form.
Feb. 28 - The completed proposal is due, including a minimum of two letters of support and a full project budget.
Spring SBF Meeting - Proposals are presented to the Board by the project members.
June 30 - Project members will be notified if the project will be funded and the amount of the award.
The Sugar Bush Foundation currently prioritizes projects in the following categories: Renewable energy, zero waste, environmental protection & restoration, food security, and sustainable development.
- An Ohio University college, center, planning unit or program must be an active partner in the planning and implementation of the project.
- The community partner must be a registered 501(c)(3) organization or government agency.
- Sugar Bush Foundation provides funds for start-up, research and/or program development, general support and other support as determined. Sugar Bush Foundation does not provide funds for capital projects.
- The project must impact at least one of Ohio’s 32 Appalachian counties.
Letter of Intent
If you meet the project requirements, you may submit a Letter of Intent. Click here to download the Letter of Intent Form [WORD]. Once you have downloaded and completed the Letter of Intent, you can submit it using the button below.