Grant Eligibility

Tax Status

The OMNOVA Solutions Foundation supports non-profit, tax-exempt organizations, established for public use, which hold an active 501(c)(3) status under the Internal Revenue Service Code.

Geographic Interest

While the OMNOVA Solutions Foundation funds a limited number of national projects, priority emphasis is placed on organizations in those communities where OMNOVA conducts business and where the Company's employees live and work. These communities are listed on the Locations page of this site.

Community Involvement

Funding preference is given to community projects that involve OMNOVA Solutions employees and requests that are recommended by the Foundation coordinators at OMNOVA facilities.

Project Support

While some unrestricted funding is provided, the Foundation prefers to fund specific projects.

Management and Measurement

The Foundation funds organizations that demonstrate competency and effectiveness. Organizations seeking and receiving funds from the Foundation must provide information on how projects will be evaluated and measured. All grant recipients must submit a final program report prior to any new funding request.

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How to Apply

For additional information, contact us at foundation@omnova.com or (216)682-7067.

See the 2017 Foundation Annual report for highlights of the year's recipients, a breakdown of fund distribution and who was recognized by our 2017 Employee Community Leadership Awards.