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Executive Order Signed

November 25, 2020

Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957
Breann Almos: 614-644-0957


(CEDARVILLE, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed Executive Order 2020-39D: Directing Expenditure of Fiscal Year 2021 TANF Funds by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Executive Order 2020-39D authorizes the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives ("GOFBCI") to expend up to $13,285,000 during Fiscal Year 2021 on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ("TANF") allowable expenses.

The Fiscal Year 2021 Budget will be allocated to the following non-profit organizations:

County Served Organization Name Purpose Amount
Ashland, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit and Wayne Catholic Charities Corporation (Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland) Provide food security for families Up to $80,000
Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin,  Hamilton, Lucas, Mahoning, Montgomery, Stark, Washington and Wayne Ohio Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs Supportive services for youth at clubs Up to $500,000
Clark, Montgomery and Hamilton Choosing Hope Adoptions, Inc.  Provide supportive parent programs for families Up to $50,000
Columbiana, Carroll and Jefferson Heartbeat of Columbiana County, Inc.  Provide pregnancy assistance and family resources Up to $20,300
Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina  Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging Distribute meals to families Up to $100,000
Delaware, Franklin and Union Big Brother Big Sister of Central Ohio Provide youth mentorship programming  Up to $20,300
Montgomery and Preble  YWCA Dayton Provide housing and social-emotional learning skills for children living in families with gender-based violence Up to $50,000
Butler  The Sanctuary Covenant Christian Fellowship Support at-risk youth ages 11-16 Up to $50,000
Clark  Koinonia House Provide recovery support for men with addiction Up to $50,000
Clark SIFI Ministry, Inc. DBA Safe Harbor House Provide trauma-informed care for women Up to $14,000
Columbiana  The Brightside Project  Provide food, school supplies and personal care items Up to $50,000
Cuyahoga  EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute  Provide workforce training in food service for returning citizens and prevent recidivism Up to $75,000
Cuyahoga  Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry  Provide vocational training to reentering citizens Up to $50,000
Cuyahoga  Project LIFT Behavioral Health Services Provide life skills for youth ages 14-18 Up to $30,000
Cuyahoga  The Salvation Army Provide academic support to underprivileged, school-aged youth Up to $50,000
Cuyahoga  Adoption Network Cleveland  Provide parent education, resources and family resiliency programs Up to $20,000
Cuyahoga  Karamu House, Inc.  Provide trauma-informed care to youth  Up to $30,000
Cuyahoga  ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland  Provide vocational training and academic support to low-income high school and college students Up to $30,000
Cuyahoga  YMCA of Greater Cleveland Provide support and opportunities for school-aged youth Up to $50,000
Cuyahoga  Northern Ohio Recovery Association  Provide mentoring and recovery support for women and children Up to $75,000
Franklin The Center for Healthy Families Provide services for pregnant and parenting youths and their family Up to $50,000
Franklin City of Refuge GoodLife Foundation (@First Church of God) Provide solutions that impact infant mortality, mentoring for youth and workforce development Up to $50,000
Franklin Gamma Zeta Zeta Education Foundation Address issues of infant mortality, food insecurity and educational disparity  Up to $25,000
Franklin LifeTown of Columbus Support low-income students with special needs  Up to $35,000
Franklin Mommies Matter Support mothers and decrease mortality rates Up to $30,000
Franklin Kingdom Works  Provide mentoring and education programs for youth Up to $30,000
Franklin YMCA of Central Ohio  Provide a safe learning environment  Up to $50,000
Franklin IMPACT Community Action Provide a safe environment, education support and job preparedness training Up to $50,000
Franklin  Turnkey Development Institute Increase father involvement in a child's life Up to $35,000
Franklin Communities In Schools of Ohio DBA Communities In Schools of Central Ohio  Provide integrated support to stay in school Up to $50,000
Franklin  New Birth Christian Ministries  Provide a safe learning environment, tutorial support and access to technology Up to $35,000
Franklin Columbus Diaper Bank Provide diapers to families in need Up to $50,000
Franklin Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Franklin County Provide alcohol and drug education and prevention services  Up to $50,000
Franklin The Columbus Kappa Foundation Provide aid in combating the opioid epidemic  Up to $30,000
Franklin  Jewish Family Services Provide children and families with nutrition, winter clothing and supplies Up to $50,000
Franklin  Muslim Family Services Provide families with basic needs Up to $50,000
Franklin GroundWork Group Provide families with basic needs Up to $50,000
Franklin Women2Women Provide supportive services to women who are returning citizens, victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, experiencing homelessness or may have co-occurring behavioral health needs Up to $35,000
Franklin Community Shelter Board Provide housing to support pregnant mothers experiencing homelessness Up to $25,000
Franklin  Columbus Works, Inc.  Provide workforce training and job placement  Up to $40,000
Greene Her Story, Inc.  Provide recovery support and housing services to women with addiction Up to $50,000
Hamilton  Freestore Foodbank  Provide workforce development opportunities Up to $50,000
Hamilton  Rosemary's Babies Company Provide teen parent and family programming  Up to $50,000
Hamilton  Elizabeth's New Life Center Provide pregnancy services to at-risk mothers Up to $50,000
Hamilton  Boys Hope Girls Hope Cincinnati  Support basic needs, tutoring, and transportation Up to $50,000
Marion  Knowledge Academy  Provide school dropout prevention and pregnancy prevention Up to $30,000
Marion  TAPP, Training Assessment Placement Project Provide employment and housing services for restored citizens and veterans  Up to $40,000
Montgomery  Family Services Support child abuse prevention programming for children in grades K-5 Up to $50,000
Montgomery  Divine Core Transformation LLC Provide reentry services for women released from prison  Up to $35,000
Montgomery  Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Dayton (UMADAOP of Dayton)  Provide financial assistance to sustain housing, utilities and access to community resources Up to $50,000
Montgomery  OneFifteen  Provide recovery support to pregnant women and mothers with addiction  Up to $25,000
Stark Early Childhood Resource Center Provide school readiness for at-risk children Up to $50,000
Summit Gus Johnson Community Foundation, Inc.  Provide family assistance to decrease infant mortality rates Up to $30,000

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