The Nord Family Foundation awards $3,393,131 at its February 2022 Board Meeting


At the February 26, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting, $3,393,131 in grants was approved, to be disbursed in Lorain County, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbia, South Carolina; Metro Denver, Colorado; Boston, Massachusetts; Penn Yan, New York. Fifty other actions totaling $98,464.56 were also ratified at the meeting, bringing the total grants authorized in this round to $3,491,595.56. A complete list of the grants authorized by the Trustees at this meeting can be found below. The nonprofit organizations serve in the fields of arts & culture, civic affairs, education, and health & social services.

The Nord Family Foundation is a successor to the charitable trust 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. Since this time The Nord Family Foundation has contributed more than $140 million to nonprofit organizations in northern Ohio and selected geographic areas of family interest. 

The Foundation’s grantmaking guidelines are available on our website. The Foundation 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 June 2022 and October 2022.

View February 2022 Grants