Helping create charitable funds for Guernsey County

When individuals combine their time, talent and resources, and then focus on a single goal, you see the Power of One. That defines the purpose of The Guernsey County Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our community, both now and for generations to come…Read More

Gulfport Energy Fund Announces Four Belmont County Scholarship Grants

Nelsonville, OH – The Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has announced its first 2015 grant recipients…Read More

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Announces Dale Hileman Legacy Fund

At the July 17 Eastern Ohio Development Alliance (EODA) board of directors meeting, Executive Director Jim Schoch and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) announced the creation of the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund by the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance…Read More

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Announces 2015 Scholarship Recepients

One hundred and nine students across Appalachian Ohio have received scholarship awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) awarded 139 scholarships this year, totaling over $183,000 in post-secondary support to the region’s students…Read More

Friends of the East Guernsey County Education Fund

The Friends of East Guernsey Education Fund was created to support academic and cultural opportunities for students and teachers of the East Guernsey Local School District not otherwise available. A part of the Guernsey County Foundation Family of Funds, the educational fund will provide grant support to educators in East Guernsey so they can provide their students with new projects, lessons, and experiences…Read More



Make a secure online donation to the Guernsey Family of Funds - be sure to name the fund you would like your contribution to be applied to in the Designation box.

Guernsey Family of Funds

The Guernsey County Foundation could be described as a “friend raiser” for charitable funds benefiting Guernsey County. By leading others to open component funds for the county with the Nelsonville-based Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), the organization’s leadership helped to add 19 new funds for combined funds totaling more than $1,000,000.

Some of our funds include:
  • Cambridge Foundation
  • CHS Class of 1957
  • Kevin Ritz Family Foundation
  • Find all the Family of Funds.