To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be tax-exempt or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Its work must fall within the scope of one or more of our designated program areas.

While we do focus on supporting Northeast Ohio-based organizations, we will also consider other groups doing excellent work in the area of health and wellness, the preservation of nature, education or the arts.

Connor Foundation awards grants twice a year based on the following cycles.

  • 2023 Cycle 1
  • Application Due: May 26, 2023
  • Grant Awarded: June, 2023
  • 2023 Cycle 2
  • Application Due: November 10, 2023
  • Grant Awarded: December, 2023