The Ohio History fund grant is made possible through donations of Ohio income tax refunds and through designated gifts to the Ohio Historical Society. Tax year 2011 marked the first year of the program, making it one of four "tax check-off" funds found on Ohio's personal income tax form. It is currently the only such fund dedicated to supporting history-related projects.
Valley is grateful to all who have donated to the Ohio History Fund
through the "tax check-off". EVE is charged with raising an
additional $15,000 to match this award. (For information on how to
make a donation toward this matching grant challenge, visit our donation
The "Big Check" was awarded to all the grant recipients at the Statehood Day Celebration in Columbus on February 27, 2013.
Press Release about this grant.