Feb. 15 is deadline for local non-profits to apply for Community Action Grants

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation says the deadline is Feb. 15, 2019, for non-profit groups in the Mid-Ohio Valley to apply for a Community Action Grant.

The Foundation offers Community Action Grants to any private, nonprofit organization that is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a public institution.

The applicant or the program to be funded must be located in one of the following counties: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood counties in West Virginia, or Washington County, Ohio.

Grants may be used for capital and equipment projects, program development, technical assistance, training, capacity building projects, and, under special circumstances, operating support.

The deadline to apply for grant funding is midnight on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.

Organizations may apply for a Community Action Grant by clicking the link in the "Related Links" section of this story.

In December, 2018, the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation awarded a total of $164,840 in Community Action Grants to more than 30 local, non-profit groups.