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The William Swanston Charitable Fund

Request for Proposals

The William Swanston Charitable Fund has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2018-2019 grant cycle.

RFP Overview

The Swanston Fund is requesting inquiries for innovative projects that prevent or reduce obesity in the most vulnerable children in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

Interested applicants must review the Request for Proposals (RFP) and submit a letter of inquiry (LOI) on or before Friday, December 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Please do not submit a full proposal to the Swanston Fund unless invited to do so. If your LOI is accepted, an application form will be made available. Those invited to submit a full proposal will be notified in late February 2019. Completed applications with supporting documents must then be submitted to the William Swanston Charitable Fund on or before Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Final grant decisions will be announced in May 2019.

How to Apply

Step 1:

Carefully review the below Request for Proposals to determine your organization’s eligibility and alignment with the William Swanston Charitable Fund’s priorities. If you have any questions about the RFP once you’ve reviewed it, please contact Casey Krell at 330-743-5555 or

Step 2:

If you determine your program or project aligns with the Swanston Fund’s priorities, use the Swanston 2019 Letter of Inquiry Form to submit your inquiry on or before Friday, December 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

For more information concerning the William Swanston Charitable Fund or this Request for Proposals, please contact Casey Krell at 330-743-5555 or