Outside Ohio Grants


get the application code

Talk with your GPD contact about the grant cycle. Get a code from them to use in the application.

Read through our eligibility page to ensure your grant needs align with our mission.


create an account or login to existing account

Next, sign in or create a new account in our application portal.

Click Here for the Application Portal

complete application

If you are eligible, you will be provided an application form.


email confirmation

You will receive an email confirming your application.


grants announced

Grants will be announced in Spring.


submit grant agreement

If awarded a grant, checks will be sent once we receive your grant agreement.


follow up

Complete a follow-up form once you use your grant funds.

You must submit a follow-up to be eligible to apply for another grant in the future.

Applications must be received online or at GPD’s Akron office by 5 p.m. on the deadline to be eligible for review at the corresponding meeting.

Application deadlines for 2023-2024

Grant Opens
October 30, 2023

Grant Closes
January 12, 2024