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Click on the link below to view FFC's 2015 Annual Report. 

FFC 2015 Annual Report

Save The Date: Opening Doors to Community Date Change

FFC will host its Opening Doors to Community Day in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 14, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Please note the date change. If you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring the event, please contact Susan Black at

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Every time you shop at Amazon you can help FFC at the same time!
Just go to the link below to log in to Amazon and .05 cents of every dollar goes to FFC. It's easy and makes a big difference.

Click on the link below to start your shopping to benefit FFC today! Thank you for your support!


Foundation For the Challenged, (FFC) is a social enterprise non-profit engaged in direct service programs and social change philanthropy. Our direct service programs include providing accessible and affordable housing for people with Developmental Disabilities and charitable support living necessities. 

Since 1979, FFC has helped transform the lives of thousands of people with developmental disabilities through its programs. We started as a program service provider in central Ohio operating group homes for over 200 individuals. In 2002, we changed our focus from providing program services to charitable support while keeping a core belief that people with developmental disabilities can live a more productive life when given choice in housing. We acted upon that belief by purchasing community based homes for people with developmental disabilities to rent and call home.

FFC currently manages homes in eleven states. FFC has purchased over 12 million dollars of residential homes by self-funding mortgage financing requirements. To make more homes affordable we worked to apply and qualify for affordable housing grants. To date FFC has been awarded over 8 million dollars of housing grant funds for purchase, modification and maintaining 40 community based homes in the states of Washington, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee.


At Foundation For the Challenged, we are privileged to frequently hear comments like the ones you see on our website from the providers and clients we serve. Helping people with developmental disabilities improve their everyday lives by providing safe, affordable housing options and meeting personal quality of life needs is what FFC is all about.   

We’re asking for your help to continue this work. You can help us meet the needs of our clients by supporting FFC with your charitable gift.

o   Your gift of $5,000 will put a new roof on a home.

o   Your gift of $2,500 will purchase replacement windows.

o   Your gift of $1,000 will purchase a new wheelchair ramp.

o   Your gift of $500 will provide new carpeting or paint.

o   Your gift of $100 will buy four holiday gifts for four of our clients.

Please consider making a gift today. Just click the link below to be taken to to our secure on-line giving. Thank you for making a difference for people with developmental disabilities.


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