The Johnson Foundation

Creating meaningful Change through thoughtful Grantmaking

Our Grants

The Johnson Foundation's grants process has provided important support to dozens of worthwhile organizations. Previous grantees include:

2017 Grants

  • Findlay Market- CityKitchen Workforce Development Project
  • BLINK Interactive Light and Art Festival
  • Cincinnati Public Library- Treehouse Employment Training Software
  • Cincinnati Public Radio- StoryCorps Project 
  • The Mini Microcinema- General Operating Support
  • Mountain View Humane- Spay and neuter program support

2016 Grants

  • Contemporary Arts Center- Free Admission
  • WCET- "As Ohio Goes" Documentary
  • Saint Francis Service Dogs- Service Animal Training
  • FotoFocus- ArtHub Interactive Community Art Exhibition
  • MORTAR Cincinnati- Urban Entrepreneurship Program

2015 Grants

  • Contemporary Arts Center- Lobby Renovation Project
  • 3CDC- Community Programming for Washington Park
  • Cincinnati Film Commission- Support for Film Recruitment Efforts
  • OTR Brewery District CURC- Support for annual Bockfest Celebration
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra- LumenoCity 
  • Artworks- “CincyInk” Project

2014 Grants

  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra- LumenoCity
  • MORTAR Cincinnati- Facilitator Training
  • Mountain View Humane- Spay and neuter program support
  • Cincinnati Public Radio- Support for "Cincinnati Edition" 
  • Over the Rhine Brewery District- Program Support
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra- MusicNOW program support
  • Artworks- CoStarters Apprentice Program


(The above list represents only a small sampling of previous grantees, and is not exhaustive.)


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