We Awarded $1.3 Million in Grants!

Kaylah Bozman
November 28, 2023

Your Store of the Queen City helping to expand fresh food access and create community-based jobs by supporting enterprises in food desert areas of Cincinnati, OH.

On this Giving Tuesday, the Joe Burrow Foundation is announcing awards that total $1.3 million in grants to 24 organizations in Ohio/Northern Kentucky and Louisiana. This marks the second round of Do Good grant funding from the Foundation this year to organizations working to overcome food insecurity and childhood mental health issues. In September, the Joe Burrow Foundation announced that $594,056 in grants was awarded to 21 organizations with total grants of $1.9 million dollars in Do Good grants this year.

The Joe Burrow Foundation made significant gifts to partners with direct impact to food insecurity concerns that include:

Cincinnati-based La Soupe will be provided with a new van to deliver meals on a weekly basis to Athens (Ohio) Middle School in partnership with Sugar Creek. Over the year-long partnership, 60,000 meals will be delivered in Athens and 60,000 additional meals will be created and delivered in Cincinnati.

Baton Rouge-based Mighty Moms will also be provided a new van to deliver meals to the Livingston Parish.

The organizations in Ohio/Northern Kentucky include:

Appalachian Center for Economic Networks
Belpre Area Ministries (BAM)
The Children’s Home of Cincinnati
From Fatherless to Fearless
Good Samaritan Network of Ross County Inc.
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services
Hope Clinic of Ross County
The iBELIEVE Foundation
Isaiah 55, Inc.
La Soupe
Pathways to Home
Produce Perks Midwest
The Partnership for Mental Health
University of Cincinnati Foundation
Your Store of the Queen City


The Organizations in Louisiana include:

3 O’clock Project
Alliance for Choice in Education
Fathers on a Mission (FOAM)
Front Yard Bikes
Mighty Moms
The Parks and Recreation Commission of East Baton Rouge Parish (BREC)

“All of these organizations are doing important work serving our Foundation’s mission of childhood mental health and food insecurity, and we are proud to partner with each of them,” said Robin Burrow, Secretary/Treasurer of the Joe Burrow Foundation. “With these partnerships, we look forward to making a continued impact in Ohio and Louisiana.”

Those non-profit organizations interested in applying during the next Do Good grant cycle can apply here.