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Advocates for Kids charitable giving has taken root and grown through our commitment to identify unique, effective programs that serve Ohio’s children with special needs.

Advocates for Kids has awarded over $1 million dollars in support of Deaf/HOH children, over $500,000 in support of children with other special needs and over $380,000 to valuable community programs.  Below is a selection of grant recipients per charitable giving category.

Grant Applications are accepted via email and should include a 1-3 page letter that describes the project, its objectives, time frame, total cost, the amount you are requesting, contact person(s), phone and/or VP number and Federal Employer Identification Number, accompanied by a page containing the budget (revenue and expenses) for the organization or program, including the grant requested from Advocates for Kids.

In Support of

Deaf/HOH Children

Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Mansfield
Community Services for and of the Deaf, Akron
Community Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Cleveland
Community Services for the Deaf, Cincinnati
Community Services for the Deaf, Youngstown
Deaf Community Resource Center, Dayton
Deaf Initiatives
Deaf Kids and Teens Club
Deaf Services Center, locations in Worthington, Toledo and Portsmouth
Ohio Hands & Voices
Ohio School for the Deaf
OYO Camp
TRIAD Deaf Services, Canton
Kids Connect,  Virtual Summer Program 2020

In Support of Special
Needs Children

Camp Nuhop
Central Community House
Children’s Arthritis Foundation
Children’s Defense Fund
Children’s Hunger Task Force
Directions for Youth
Local Matters
Open Door School
Respite Connections
Rosemont Center
Special Wish Foundation
Willow Ridge Therapeutic Riding

In Support of Community

Programs Serving Children

Aladdin Shrine Circus
Boy Scouts of America
Boys State
Christmas for Kids
Congressional Youth Leadership
Girls State
Opera Columbus
Voices for America’s Children
YMCA Double Dutch Club