Huntington Impact Investment Philanthropy Program


Huntington has a 150-year history of strong community involvement and supportive civic leadership. We believe that developing relationships and investing in local nonprofit/charitable organizations builds healthy and vibrant communities. Consistent with our purpose, we support charitable programs and initiatives that seek to improve self-sufficiency and quality of life as well as advance social and economic equality in the communities served by Huntington.

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Giving Guidelines

Requests for programmatic support will be considered from all organizations with the appropriate Internal Revenue Service tax-exempt designation (501c3 or 170c1) serving communities located within Huntington’s footprint. Huntington’s focuses on the critical areas of impact illustrated below. Additionally, Huntington is committed to supporting racial and social equity programs with a demonstrated commitment to equitable actions that contribute to fairness, justice, and equality for all people. Requests for funding which fall outside the focus areas will be considered when Huntington’s local executives identify alignment with community needs.

Community Revitalization and Stabilization

Activities in low- and moderate-income areas, designated disaster areas, or underserved or distressed geographies.

Community Services

Activities where 50% or more of those served are low and moderate income.

Affordable Housing

Activities that provide access to affordable housing options for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.

Economic and Community Development

Activities assisting low- and moderate-income individuals and families and small businesses or farms.

Funding Restrictions

Please recognize the following Huntington contribution limitations*. Grant support will not be provided for:

  1. Special Events (Sponsorship, Tickets, Tables)
  2. Capital Campaigns
  3. Endowments and Foundations
  4. Multi-Year Requests
  5. Individuals, lobbying or political organizations, or activities for sectarian purposes
  6. General Operational Budgets (request should be program specific)
  7. Individual Fundraising
  8. Research
  9. Producing films, videos, television programs, etc.

*Huntington reserves the right to approve exceptions to the limitations outlined above.

Application Process

Nonprofit organizations requesting a contribution from Huntington must apply online. Partners are encouraged to review the resources provided below for additional guidance related to Huntington’s grant program. The 2023 funding cycle has concluded. Funding will resume in early 2024.

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Additional Resources:

For additional information on Huntington’s grant programs and answers to frequently asked questions, see our Huntington’s Corporate Giving Guidelines.

If you would like to speak with a Huntington representative prior to submission, please reach out to your local Community Development Relationship Manager.


Nicole Marquez


Debbie Ross


Central Indiana
Elizabeth Sherwood


Southeast Michigan
Courtney Elledge

Mid-Michigan and Great Lakes Bay
Patricia Franklin-Lindsey

Northern Michigan
Jennifer Rekasi

West Michigan
Greg Rios


Marcio Thompson


Akron and Canton
Toya Kelker

Central Ohio
Daphne D McKinnie

Steve Harmon

Mahoning Valley
Julie Strickland

Northwest Ohio
Carrie Morgan

Southern Ohio
Elizabeth Sherwood


Western PA
Julie Strickland

West Virginia

Marisa Skaff


Debbie Ross

Please Note: It is expected all grantees are equal opportunity employers and in their governance policies or procedures do not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, age, marital status, parental status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.