Community Giving

Hollywood Casino Toledo believes in giving back and investing in the neighborhoods where we live and work. Through the Giving program, our team members are proud to donate to local 501(c) 3 organizations by board participation, volunteerism, in-kind and financial donations in Toledo, OH and its surrounding areas, as well as the Metro Detroit area.

We have provided support to hundreds of charitable organizations and have provide over a million dollars in funds and over ## lbs. food through our food reclamation program that feeds the homeless.

Some of our major community partners are as follows:

Community Partners


The application guidelines are as follows:

  • Applicants must hold a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Support must benefit the Casino’s service area. (90 min. drive from property.)
  • The proposed use of the support should fit within one of the Casino’s Pillars of Giving. (Programs that do not align with these areas may also be given consideration.)
  • Organizations must submit an online application to be considered for funding.
  • Applications may be submitted 90 days In advance of event.
  • Organizations will be notified of any decision via email. All funding decisions are final.
  • Advertising, film or video project.
  • Minor or amateur athletes, sport teams, sporting events, projects or fundraisers, unless they are major events and benefit the community at large.
  • Capital campaigns and endowments (defined as any plans to raise funds for a significant purchase or expense, such as new construction, major renovations or to help fund normal budgetary items).
  • Contests or pageants.
  • National organizations whose local chapters are already receiving our support.
  • Memberships, including association/chamber memberships.
  • Organizations that deny service, membership or other involvement on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran, or disability status.
  • Programs or services operating outside the Hollywood Casino Toledo market area.
  • Organizations whose programming or policies may position Hollywood Casino in a negative light.
  • Organizations whose services do not benefit the community at large.
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns.
  • Registration fees.
  • Requests made on behalf of another organization or by an unauthorized representative of the recipient organization.
  • Individual or personal needs.
  • Research.
  • Salaries, stipends, tips and rewards.
  • Scholarships (tuition, room, board, other expenses for college/university/vocational school attendance).
  • Third-party giving, including funds that are re-allocated to fiscally sponsored organizations.
  • Tickets for contests, raffles or any other activity with prizes.