CCAO Research and Educational Foundation

Strengthening County Gov

Founded in 1991, as a not-for-profit charitable foundation for the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO), the CCAO Research and Educational Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that obtains grants and donations to provide the high-quality information, tools, and training that our members need, and the public deserves. CCAO has made a commitment to grow the Research and Educational Foundation to provide the best possible services to our members and minimize dues increases.  

Make a Donation

Contributions to the foundation are tax deductible and the Ohio Secretary of State’s office has confirmed that a county commissioner’s campaign committee may make a charitable donation to a 501(c)(3) organization, including the CCAO Research and Educational Foundation, so long as it remains federally tax exempt.

Also, if you are required to take an annual MRD (minimum required distribution) from a retirement account consult with your tax advisor as any of that MRD given directly to a charity is not taxed. To learn more about the Foundation, contact:

Steve Caraway
OCERP Administrator and Special Projects Manager
(614) 220-7998 | scaraway@ccao.org

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