The Nord Family Foundation awards $3,274,009 at its June 2024 Board meeting.


The Nord Family Foundation announced the list of nonprofit organizations in the fields of arts & culture, civic affairs, education, and health & social services that have been awarded grants this cycle.

At the June 22, 2024 Board of Trustees meeting, grants approved totaled $3,143,500 to be disbursed in Lorain County, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbia, South Carolina; Metro Denver, Colorado; Boston, Massachusetts; Penn Yan, New York and other areas of interest. Forty-five other actions totaling $130,509 were also ratified at the meeting bringing the total grants authorized in this round to $3,274,009. Attached is a complete list of the grants authorized by the Trustees at their recent meeting.

The Nord Family Foundation is a successor to the charitable trust originally established by Walter G. Nord in 1952. The predecessor organization contributed more than $12 million to a variety of charitable causes between 1953 and 1988, primarily in Lorain County, Ohio. The Nord Family Foundation has contributed more than $168 million to nonprofit organizations in northern Ohio and selected geographic areas of family interest.

The Foundation’s grantmaking guidelines, prior press releases and Grantee Spotlight videos are available on the website. The Foundation only accepts grant applications online, accessible through the application portal on our website. The Board of Trustees of the Nord Family Foundation will meet again in October 2024. The next deadline for consideration of online grant applications is August 1, 2024.

June 2024 Grantees