Belmont County Enrichment Fund

The Belmont County Enrichment Fund (formerly Smith-Goshen) was created in 2013 by a group of landowners along with Rice Energy in Belmont County, Ohio.

Grants are made from the BCEF to nonprofit organizations based in or serving Belmont County. All potential grantees must complete a grant application and submit it, along with the required attachments, via our online grant application process.

The Belmont County Enrichment Fund will not fund salaries, fundraising events, scholarships or projects that have already been completed (debt reduction).


Applications accepted  –  November 8, 2021

              Application deadline  –  December 17, 2021 (5:00 PM)

Award notifications  –  mid-late January 2022

Project completion / Grant reports due –  January 2023


Applications will be available online through our grants management software Foundant Technologies.  If you need assistance with the online account login, please contact Debbie at 304-242-3144 or

One request per organization will be considered.

Applications will be vetted by CFOV and will be forwarded to the Belmont County Enrichment Fund advisory committee for determinations.

For additional information, please contact CFOV at 304-242-3144.



2017 grants awarded

2018 grants awarded

2019 grants awarded      Grant Event 2019

COVID19 Emergency Grants