Applying for Funding
All OTF grants require the following:
- 501(c)(3) status: Applicant organizations must have a 501c3 tax designation in good standing. An organization without the necessary tax designation may be invited to apply if it has an eligible fiscal agent organization.
- In Ohio: Organizations’ work must be based in the state of Ohio. The OTF supports both urban and small town constituencies.
- Embody who you serve: The OTF is committed to supporting community-based organizations whose leadership and staff represents and/or meaningfully engages communities that are directly impacted or disproportionately affected by the existing criminal justice system.
Rapid Response Grants up to $10k
OTF accepts requests for up to $10,000 at any time for focused proposals that are:
To apply: Please view and/or download the complete OTF Rapid Response guidelines here. Read those guidelines carefully and submit all required information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTF offers grants above $10,000 by invitation and by occasional open RFP. We do not currently have any open funding offers. Please email email@example.com with any questions.