Funding Opportunities

Learn about funding opportunities available to Ohio schools and partnering education agencies to support remote, hybrid, and blended learning.

Coming Soon: $1.35 Million in RemotEDx Microgrants for Nonprofit or Community-based Remote Education Partners

RemotEDx, Ohio’s suite of remote learning supports, is announcing plans to offer a new funding opportunity aimed at building and strengthening nonprofit and community-based partnerships supporting underserved students. These microgrants will be available to nonprofit organizations partnering with a school, district, or consortium of schools or districts to help improve, enhance, and enrich remote caring, teaching, and learning opportunities for Ohio’s most underserved students. Applicants may apply for grant awards of up to $150,000.

Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations focused on education or student success, children services, and behavioral and mental health partners, nonprofit organizations that represent the voices of key stakeholders, institutions of higher education, and business-related organizations.

Applicants should be able to outline a plan for use of the funds that will achieve one or more of the following:

  1. Identifying, creating, and implementing high-quality instruction.
  2. Supporting student wellness, participation, and engagement.
  3. Supporting professional learning for school leaders and educators.
  4. Supporting learning management systems and interoperable platforms.
  5. Capturing and sharing lessons learned from two decades of e-learning.

Details about how and when to apply for this new grant opportunity will be available in the coming weeks, so check back often for updates.

Deadline - Date Coming Soon


Ohio Collaborative for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools

Philanthropy Ohio and the Ohio Department of Education are announcing the opening of a second round of applications for funding from the Ohio Collaborative for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools. The grant opportunity seeks to support schools improving remote learning practices and outcomes through project-focused work that, ultimately, informs long-term solutions and transforms education. Eligible applicants are public and community schools, districts, consortia or networks, and educational service centers. The request for proposals is available online at philanthropyohio.org/education.

Deadline - November 9, 2020


Ohio Collaborative for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools

Philanthropy Ohio and the Ohio Department of Education are pleased to announce grants awarded to 28 projects, totaling just over $3.1 million and benefitting approximately 788,331 students across Ohio, through the Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools. This public-private partnership aims to help schools and districts improve remote education practices and outcomes and to use remote education as a catalyst for re-imagining and re-engineering the delivery of high-quality caring, teaching and learning opportunities for Ohio’s underserved students. View the announcement here.