Huntington Impact Investment Philanthropy Program

Mission

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.

Learn more about Huntington’s Community Plan

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. To start your online grant application please click the Huntington Grant Application link below.

Huntington Grant Application

Huntington's ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Report

View Huntington’s ESG Report

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.

Colorado

Colorado
Nicole Marquez
nicole.marquez@huntington.com

Illinois

Chicago
Debbie Ross
deborah.e.ross@huntington.com
Lynette Briggs
lynette.c.briggs@huntington.com

Indiana

Central Indiana
Elizabeth Sherwood
elizabeth.sherwood@huntington.com

Michigan

Southeast Michigan
Courtney Elledge
courtney.elledge@huntington.com

Mid-Michigan and Great Lakes Bay
Patricia Franklin-Lindsey
patricia.franklin-lindsey@huntington.com

Northern Michigan
Jennifer Rekasi
jennifer.rekasi@huntington.com

West Michigan
Greg Rios
gregorio.rios@huntington.com

Minnesota

Minnesota
Marcio Thompson
marcio.thompson@huntington.com

Ohio

Akron and Canton
Kyowa Pegues
ky.m.pegues@huntington.com

Central Ohio
Reggie Thomas
reggie.thomas@huntington.com

Cleveland
Steve Harmon
steve.c.harmon@huntington.com

Mahoning Valley
Barata Bey
barata.a.bey@huntington.com

Northwest Ohio
Carrie Morgan
carrie.morgan@huntington.com

Southern Ohio
Elizabeth Sherwood
elizabeth.sherwood@huntington.com

Pennsylvania

Western PA
Barata Bey
barata.a.bey@huntington.com

West Virginia

West Virginia
Marisa Skaff
marisa.m.skaff@huntington.com

Wisconsin

Wisconsin
Lynette Briggs
lynette.c.briggs@huntington.com

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.