Application Guidelines

Mission

The purpose of The Louise Taft Semple Foundation is to provide financial support for worthy charitable artistic, cultural, educational, civic and social service enterprises as a means of enhancing the community’s quality of life.

Funding Priorities

The Foundation provides project, capital and endowment support for the following areas, in order of priority:
  • Arts and Culture
  • Elementary and Secondary Private Education
  • Civic and Community Projects
  • Youth
  • Environment

Geographic Focus

The Foundation makes grants that benefit citizens of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio.

PLEASE NOTE: The Louise Taft Semple Foundation has switched to online applications and no longer accepts any written requests.

The Application Process

  • If your organization previously has received funding from the Foundation, please observe the required two-year waiting period before applying again.
  • In order to apply you must first contact Annemarie Henkel at 513-381-1848 to confirm your eligibility and receive instructions for the online application process.

Final Reports

The Foundation requires all successful applicants to submit a grant evaluation report. The due date for this report is indicated on the original grant agreement.

If you have questions about The Louise Taft Semple Foundation or the grantmaking process, please contact Annemarie Henkel at 513-381-1848.

Please direct all correspondence to:

The Louise Taft Semple Foundation
c/o Ignite Philanthropy
308 E. 8th Street, 4th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

Applications

Final Report Form

Application Deadlines

February 15: For April 2018 Board Meeting
May 15: For July 2018 Board Meeting
August 15: For October 2018 Board Meeting
October 15: For December 2017 Board Meeting

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