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Governor Signs Executive Orders Awarding Funds to Help Families, Reduce Poverty

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed two executive orders directing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program funding to initiatives that will provide support services to Ohio families.

The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives recommended the fiscal year 2022 awards help families and reduce poverty.

Executive Order 2021-12D distributes fiscal year 2022 grants to the following agencies:

 

County Served

Organization Name

Purpose

Amount

Statewide

GroundWork Group

Provide basic needs to individuals and families.

Up to $150,000

Statewide

Safe Harbor House

Provide trauma-informed care to women.

Up to $25,000

Statewide

Relink

Provide support services to families experiencing addiction.

Up to $75,000

Allen County

Allen County Educational Service Center

Provide entrepreneurship education.

Up to $75,000

Allen County

Bradfield Community Association

Provide rental assistance, eviction prevention, and utility down payment services.

Up to $75,000

Allen County

Mary Alice’s House, Inc.

Provide residential recovery services

Up to $75,000

Allen County

Trinity United Methodist Church

Provide academic enrichment programs to at-risk youth in grades K-12.

Up to $50,000

Ashland County

Appleseed Community Mental Health Center

Provide support services for women.

Up to $24,000

Auglaize County

Wapakoneta YMCA

Provide support services by mentoring and pregnancy prevention.

Up to $75,000

Clark County

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield

Provide summer camp programming for young people affected by homelessness.

Up to  $25,000

Clark County

Citilookout

Provide recovery support services

Up to $75,000

Cuyahoga County

I’m in Transition Ministries Institute

Provide residential recovery housing for men.

Up to $74,000

Cuyahoga County

Adoption Network Cleveland

Provide parent education, resources, family resiliency programs that promote family resiliency and decrease failed placements.

Up to $100,000

Cuyahoga County

Community of Faith Assembly

Provide holistic services to families in need.

Up to $50,000

Cuyahoga County

Esperanza

Provide services to address the educational needs of the Hispanic community, including mentoring, family engagement, and postsecondary education.

Up to $200,000

Cuyahoga County

Everlasting Covenant Ministries

Provide workforce training for returning citizens and prevent recidivism.

Up to $75,000

Cuyahoga County

Family First Village

Provide academic assistance through targeted learning for at-risk youth ages 5-18.

Up to $125,000

Cuyahoga County

It’s Not a Moment, It’s a Movement

Provide recovery support services

Up to $50,000

Cuyahoga County

Karamu House, Inc.

Provide trauma-informed care to youth

Up to $75,000

Cuyahoga County

Northern Ohio Recovery Association

Provide mentoring and recovery supports to women and children.

Up to $100,000

Cuyahoga County

Olivet Housing and Community Development Corporation

Provide access to quality education, job training, and other services that lead to sustainable jobs for low-income families.

Up to $250,000

Cuyahoga County

Pipeline to God

Provide academic development and socio-emotional skills for youth in grades 3-8.

Up to $100,000

Cuyahoga County

Salvation Army

Provide academic support to under-privileged, school-aged youth.

Up to $100,000

Cuyahoga County

Providence House, Inc.

Provide mentoring and recovery supports to women and children.

Up to $50,000

Cuyahoga and Summit Counties

Birthing Beautiful Communities

Provide support to high-risk mothers during pregnancy, at the birth, and during the postpartum period to prevent infant mortality.

Up to $200,000

Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties

Western Reserve Area on Aging

Distribution of meals to TANF-eligible families.

Up to $100,000

Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Hocking, Jackson, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, and Union Counties

Chabad Center/LifeTown

Support low-income students with special needs.

Up to $100,000

Delaware, Franklin, Madison, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, and Union Counties

Family Promise of Delaware County

Provide rapid re-housing services and emergency housing care.

Up to $75,000

Fairfield County

Fairfield County TeenWorks

Provide workforce development services to youth.

Up to $25,000

Franklin County

African American Male Wellness Agency

Provide recovery supports to urban minorities.

Up to $250,000

Franklin County

Alvis, Inc.

Provide reentry services.

Up to $25,000

Franklin County

Central Ohio Youth for Christ

Provide workforce development services to at-risk youth and young adults.

Up to $75,000

Madison County

Children’s Hunger Alliance

Provide meals to children outside of school, afterschool programming, and childcare center operating hours to address youth hunger.

Up to $50,000

Franklin County

Goodwill Industries of Central Ohio

Provide workforce development services to youth and adults.

Up to $100,000

Franklin County

Jewish Family Services

Provide Stabilization services to women from low-income households who have had to drop out of the workforce during COVID-19 pandemic by providing a variety of wrap-around supports and workforce development skills.

Up to $100,000

Franklin County

Life Beyond the Streets

Provide personal development and recovery support to women.

Up to $25,000

Franklin County

Resident Resources Network, Inc.

Provide support services for financial and housing stability for low-income families.

Up to $75,000

Franklin County

Schealthness Freedom School at Asbury United Methodist Church

Help youth in grades K-5 overcome academic, social, and emotional challenges by culturally self-affirming experiences that encourage self-esteem.

Up to $45,000

Franklin County

South Side Hope Community Development Corporation

Provide mentoring, personal development, and workforce development services to low-income families.

Up to $200,000

Franklin County

The Refuge Ministries

Provide residential recovery services

Up to $100,000

Franklin County

Turnkey Development Institute

Support families by increasing father involvement in the early stages of a child’s life.

Up to $75,000

Franklin County

Women2Women, Inc.

Provide supportive services to at-risk women experiencing domestic violence, human trafficking, addiction, homelessness, or co-occurring behavioral health needs.

Up to $125,000

Franklin County

YMCA of Central Ohio

Provide a safe place for youth to learn while having access to tutoring.

Up to $50,000

Franklin County

Economic and Community Development Institute, Inc.

Provide workforce development services.

Up to $75,000

Franklin County

Muslim Family Services

Provide comprehensive services that eliminate barriers to work and advance work readiness.

Up to $75,000

Franklin and Delaware Counties

WARM, Westerville Area Resource Ministry

Support mothers and decrease infant mortality rates.

Up to $75,000

Franklin, Delaware, Licking, and Marion Counties

TAPP, Training Assessment Placement Project

Provide reentry services to restored citizens and veterans returning to the workforce.

Up to $100,000

Franklin and Fairfield Counties

The Father’s House, Inc.

Provide food security by providing mentoring and pregnancy prevention.

Up to $100,000

Franklin, Delaware, Fairfield, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, and Union Counties

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services

Provide support to refugee and immigrant families.

Up to $100,000

Franklin, Cuyahoga, Hamilton, Mahoning, and Montgomery Counties

Communities in Schools of Central Ohio

Help at-risk students by working in school communities to remove barriers and provide integrated supports that empower youth to stay in school.

Up to $150,000

Greene, Cuyahoga, Hamilton, and Montgomery Counties

Athletes in Action

Provide personal development programming for middle and high school underprivileged males.

Up to $20,000

Greene, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, and Montgomery Counties

Her Story, Inc.

Provide recovery supports and housing services to women.

Up to $100,000

Hamilton County

BLOC Ministries

Provide workforce development training through Urban Training Kitchen afterschool program, and to provide housing support for homeless women.

Up to $100,000

Hamilton County

Freestore Foodbank

Help low-income individuals with workforce development opportunities.

Up to $75,000

Hamilton, Brown, Butler, Clermont, and Warren Counties

The Children’s Home

Provide mental health and recovery supports.

Up to $100,000

Hamilton, Montgomery, Shelby, and Warren Counties

Elizabeth’s New Life Center

Assist efforts to address infant mortality and provide pregnancy prevention services to at-risk mothers.

Up to $50,000

Jackson County

Warriors 4 Christ Recovery Ministries

Provide wrap-around services to individuals impacted by addiction.

Up to $75,000

Lake County

Ecumenical Shelter Network

Provide re-housing and support services for needy families.

Up to $25,000

Lake County

Lake County YWCA

Provide academic enrichment for youth.

Up to $25,000

Lawrence County

RLB Ministries/Backpack Buddies

Provide food security to youth.

Up to $75,000

Lorain County

Neighborhood Alliance

Provide basic needs and support services to low-income families.

Up to $75,000

Lucas County

Pathway, Inc.

Provide personal development training that helps parents improve relationship building skills and knowledge to co-parent.

Up to $75,000

Lucas County

Family House

Provide support services to homeless families.

Up to $15,000

Mahoning, Columbiana, and Trumbull Counties

Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry

Provide educational equity for disadvantaged school-aged children.

Up to $75,000

Mercer, Auglaize, and Van Wert Counties

MAV Youth Mentoring

Provide supportive services to youth ages 5-18.

Up to $50,000

Montgomery County

Daybreak, Inc.

Provide workforce development services.

Up to $25,000

Montgomery County

Family Services

Provide child abuse prevention programming for children in grades K-5.

Up to $100,000

Montgomery County

Dayton Children’s Hospital

Providing commodity assistance to low-income families.

Up to $25,000

Montgomery, Miami, and Preble Counties

St. Mary's Development Corporation

Provide assistance to at-risk families by helping them sustain housing, provide support services, and gain employment opportunities.

Up to $20,000

Montgomery and Preble Counties

YWCA Dayton

Provide housing and social-emotional learning skills for children living with gender-based violence.

Up to $200,000

Montgomery, Clark, and Preble Counties

Agape for Youth, Inc.

Provide supportive services to youth and families.

Up to $100,000

Morrow County

Buckeye Training and Fitness Academy

Provide social skills training for underserved youth ages 9 to 8th grade.

Up to $73,000

Stark County

Gwen’s House

Provide transitional housing and workforce and personal development skills to formerly incarcerated women.

Up to $75,000

Stark County

YMCA of Central Stark County

Provide academic support and opportunities for school-aged youth, grades 4-12.

Up to $75,000

Stark County

YMCA of Western Stark County

Provide services to improve healthy lifestyles.

Up to $50,000

Summit County

ARC Recovery Services

Provide recovery services.

Up to $50,000

Summit County

Williams Challenge

Provide support services and mentoring for low-income fathers.

Up to $25,000

Summit and Stark Counties

ACE Mentor Program of Greater Akron-Canton

Provide vocational training and academic supports to low-income high school and college students.

Up to $25,000

Summit, Cuyahoga, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties.

Reaching Above Hopelessness and Brokenness Ministries, Inc.

Provide support services for human trafficking survivors.

Up to $250,000

Union County

The Hope Center

Provide food security.

Up to $200,000

 

The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives reviewed applications for Sustainability Grants.

Executive Order 2021-13D distributes fiscal years 2022-2023 Sustainability Grants to the following agencies:

 

Areas Served

Organization Name

Purpose

Amount

Franklin and Montgomery Counties

Moms2B

Provide assistance to reduce the effects of low birth-weight babies.

Up to $1,398,054

Franklin and Lucas Counties

After-School All-Stars

Provide after-school enrichment programs for low-income, at-risk children.

Up to $2,400,000

Lucas County

Mom’s House

Provide early childhood and parenting program services.

Up to $400,000

Franklin County

Community Shelter Board

Provide assistance with homelessness prevention for pregnant women.

Up to $200,000

Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties

Cleveland Coats for Kids

Provide new coats and shoes for at-risk children.

Up to $200,000

Summit County

Truly Reaching You Prisoner Reentry Program

Assist a parent’s reintegration into society by helping them with development of trade skills, life skills, and positive relationships.

Up to $232,000

Statewide

Operation Warm

Provide new coats and shoes to at-risk children.

Up to $600,000

West Chester/Liberty, Greater Cincinnati, Dayton, Massillon, Youngstown, Wooster, Central Ohio, Northeast Ohio, Toledo, Hamilton, Orrville, and Washington County.

Ohio Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs

Provide supportive services to youth at the area clubs.

Up to $1 million

Franklin, Butler, Clermont, Cuyahoga, Erie, Gallia, Greene, Hamilton, Hocking, Jackson, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Marion, Meigs, Montgomery, Morgan, Stark, Summit, Washington, and Wayne Counties.

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation

Provide suicide prevention service to disadvantaged families.

Up to $736,960

Statewide

Ohio Association of Foodbanks

Provide summer rural delivery meals, summer weekend meals, and mobile farmers market programs.

Up to $5,625,638