We offer grants in the five categories listed below in amounts of $1,000 to $15,000 to qualified non-profit organizations.
Please note that preference is generally given to causes based in Ohio or Illinois, with the exception of the Railroad Heritage category which is available nationally.
As a general practice, we do not issue more than one award per organization during a 12 month period.
Diversity - projects promoting unity, cooperation and understanding among people of diverse ethnic, cultural, racial, social and economic backgrounds.
Railroad Heritage - projects promoting the history of railroads, restoration of historic equipment, or other historic rail-related projects.
Parks and Gardens - projects to create or improve parks or gardens for the enjoyment and use of the public.
Disadvantaged Youth - projects for the benefit of disadvantaged or marginalized persons or populations under the age of 19.
The Arts - projects promoting the Arts, including music, art, dance or similar categories.