The Power of Working Together

The Youngstown Foundation is your partner for community transformation. Currently, over $7 million in grants a year are awarded to nonprofit organizations whose work brings a better quality of life to the people they serve. We trust in the power of partnerships to create a more positive impact and we are honored to collaborate with prestigious organizations across the Mahoning Valley.


Since 1918, we have granted over $100 million to organizations doing outstanding work in our region.

Grants focus on ten core program areas including:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts & Culture
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Education & Youth development
  • Environment & Universal Design
  • Health & Healthcare
  • Scholarship
  • Seniors
  • Social/Family Services
  • Women


Through our grantmaking, we invest in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties to help create a more vibrant place for all people to thrive.