BIA Foundation Funding Requests

The BIA Foundation welcomes funding requests from non-profit organizations serving the central Ohio community. Grants are considered twice a year by the BIA Foundation.


2020 Deadlines:

Spring: April 10, 2020                                     

Fall: October 9, 2020


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be registered with the State of Ohio as a non-profit organization

  • Must support the mission and vision of The BIA Foundation:
    • Support residential construction training and placement initiatives
    • Create awareness of the residential construction industry as a career

  • Must be in compliance with reporting requirements if prior BIA Foundation grants were received.


Priorities for Funding:

  • The project is likely to continue and expand after the grant period expires
  • Applicant has explored other potential funding sources
  • Grant award will serve as “seed money” for new and dynamic projects
  • The project stimulates cooperation among agencies without duplication of services
  • Foundation support would be vital or important to project success
  • Innovative and efficient use of funds is demonstrated
  • The project is a well-planned approach to solving a problem, delivering services or providing opportunities
  • The project impacts a segment of the community or assists those who are not being adequately served by existing resources

2020 Grant Application (PDF)

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