Scioto Gives

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Scioto Gives

What an exciting day for giving!

On October 20, 2022, the Scioto Foundation will sponsor Scioto Gives a one-day on-line matching gift program benefiting local participating nonprofit organizations in Scioto County, Ohio. The benefits of this one day of giving are many.

How it works:

The Scioto Foundation will set aside $55,000 of dollars to use as matching money for the year 2022.


Contributions are received from 8 am to 8 pm on October 20, 2022


The matching amount will be determined after all donations are received


 One to three weeks later; award amounts will be announced during a reception at the Scioto Foundation's office in Portsmouth, Ohio.

How can a nonprofit participate in the program?

All organizations must be 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organizations, and have an organizational endowment with the Scioto Foundation.


All organizations must actively promote and encourage their donor base to participate in Scioto Gives.


All organizations must attend a reception one to two weeks after the Scioto Gives one-day campaign to celebrate the success of Scioto Gives.

How are donations made?

Select your charity from the nonprofit search page and the amount you wish to donate, list your credit card and press donate.


 Stop by our office, 303 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth between 8 am to 8 pm on October 20, 2022 with a check for your chosen charity.

Scioto Gives:

1. Assists local Nonprofits Organizations (NPOs) with an annual endowment fund drive

2. Establishes a new partnership with local NPOs

3. Encourages other NPOs to establish endowment funds

4. Helps smaller grass-roots NPOs to accept on-line gifts

5. Teaches the community that on-line giving is easy, thereby creating expanded ways of giving to the Foundation

6. Encourages donor gifting because of matching dollars

Photos from Years Past


Scioto Foundation gives to local groups

Portsmouth Daily Times



MSP wins the Scioto Gives Facebook Challenge

Scioto Foundation Facebook Post

OCTOBER 16, 2020


Scioto Foundation announces Scioto Gives and Scioto 365 results

Portsmouth Daily Times

NOVEMBER 15, 2021


Candyland Children’s Museum creates new endowment at Scioto Foundation

Portsmouth Daily Times

 JULY 21, 2022


Matching donation period will be available Oct. 20, 2022 from 8am - 8pm EDT.

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