The Consortium activities have been supported through the initial contributions of $20,000 from each of the six original member hospitals, and annual dues of $15,000 per transplant program offered at their institution.This is in addition to grants from five community foundations. The Cleveland Foundation awarded the Consortium a three-year grant of $102,500; the Columbus Foundation awarded a three-year grant of $51,250; the Greater Cincinnati Foundation contributed a three-year grant of $21,000; the Robert W. Reakirt Foundation contributed a one-year grant of $7,000; and the Toledo Community Foundation awarded a three-year grant of $51,250.
Seed monies were donated from the following five foundations:
- Cincinnati Foundation, The
- GreaterCleveland Foundation, The
- Columbus Foundation, The
- Toledo Community Foundation
- Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, The
Ongoing support for the OSOTC is through annual membership dues from each of its member institutions.