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Mini Grants Available


Mini Grants Available

Announcement of Funding Availability

The Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board has established a mini-grant opportunity to provide a limited amount of one-time-only funds for small projects that provide creative and innovative opportunities that improve and build upon positive mental health and/or provide alternatives to substance use.


  1. Applicants must be an organized group from Columbiana County with an annual budget under $250,000 and can give evidence of such; and who has the financial capability to account for the funds awarded.
  2. Applicants may not have an annual budget of more than 50% state and/or federal funds.
  3. Potential applicants: Classrooms, church groups, small organizations serving youth and/or adults, probation departments, theater groups, art groups, musical groups, school parent/teacher organizations, community and neighborhood groups, libraries, community service groups, small businesses, recreational groups, others.
  4. All projects and activities must be completed between October 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.

Application Process

Interested parties must request the RFP Packet from the Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. The request may be made via email, mail, or phone.

Columbiana County MHRS Board

P.O. Box 500

27 Vista Drive

Lisbon, OH 44432

Phone: 330-424-0195


  1. A completed (typed or computer-generated) application using the Mini Grant application packet must be received by Friday, August 19, 2022, at 4 p.m.
  2. The application must specifically state how the project will improve and/or build upon positive mental health and/or provide alternatives to substance use by addressing at least one asset category or one of the 40 developmental assets.
  3. Up to a total of $10,000 is available for awards this fiscal year. It is expected several groups will receive grant funding. Partial awards may be made.

For more information, contact Jennifer Whitman at 330-424-0195 or

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