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The Buckeye Hills region serveseight counties in Southeastern Ohio. The region is home to approximately 260,000 residents, and spans 3,695 square miles.

Vision Statement

The effective utilization of public and private resources for an improved quality of life for our constituents.

Mission Statement

Buckeye Hills will improve the socioeconomic conditions of the region by promoting the interests and needs of our constituents to persons and agencies empowered to create positive change.

Buckeye Hills Regional Council helps local communities work cooperatively to improve the region. A voluntary organization of local government political subdivisions, Buckeye Hills serves eight counties securing financial resources to translate ideas into action. (Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry & Washington)

Whether reaching out to the region’s aging in need of in-home assistance, providing communities with planning support, or serving as advocates on the state and national level, the professional staff at Buckeye Hills serves with dedication and compassion.

Since its inception, Buckeye Hills has secured over $500 million for education, health care, infrastructure, training and social services programs in the region.

Buckeye Hills assists communities in identifying urgent needs and securing grant and loan dollars to improve their infrastructure and the overall quality of life for their residents. The staff often acts as the ‘adjunct staff’ of the communities of the District by providing technical assistance, grant writing, and project administration.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Buckeye Hills FY 2016 Final Audit Report