What is America 250- OH?
To plan, encourage, develop, and coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States and the impact of Ohioans on the nation’s past, present, and future.
When are the celebrations taking place?
There will be hundreds of special events, programs, exhibits, public art installations, and more between 2024-2026 in Stark County and Ohio to celebrate and commemorate the 250th anniversary of the U.S. Declaration of Independence!
How can you be involved?
- Grant Opportunities | America 250 – Ohio grant funding opportunities are open to non-profit, educational, and local governmental organizations to support educational and commemorative programming about the two-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the independence and founding of the United States. Grant awards are available for up to $50,000 and do not require a cost match. Applications are open and due November 17, 2023.
- Become An Official America 250-OH Community | We are inviting all levels of municipalities from across the state to apply to be an official AM 250-OH Community. This special designation from the AM 250-OH Commission provides an opportunity for local leaders to network, partner, and exchange information with the state commission team. Apply today to get started.
- Local Representation on the America 250 - Ohio Commission | Christy Davis, Curator of Exhibitions at the Canton Museum of Art, is one of the 29 members of the America 250-OH Commission charged with preparing the state of Ohio to participate in the United States of America’s 250th anniversary which culminates on July 4, 2026.
- Have a Project Planned? | Share more information with Allison Gromofsky, firstname.lastname@example.org to be represented within VisitCanton.com America 250-OH Content