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Fund Name Description
Non profit pass throughs
91.3 WYSO Pass Through
Antioch College Pass Through
Community Solutions Pass Through
Feminist Health Fund Pass Through
Friends Healthcare Association Pass Through
Glen Helen Association Pass Through
Green Environmental Coalition Pass Through
Heartbeat Learning Gardens Pass Through
Home, Inc. Pass Through
James A. McKee Association Pass Through
John Bryan Community Pottery Pass Through
Little Art Theatre Pass Through
NAMI Pass Through
PetNet Pass Through
Roads to Recovery Pass Through Fund
Tecumseh Land Trust Pass Through
The 365 Project Pass Through
The Antioch School Pass Through
The Riding Centre Association Pass Through
World House Choir Pass Through
Yellow Springs Arts Council Pass Through
Yellow Springs Library Association Pass Through
Yellow Springs Senior Center Pass Through
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball Pass Through
YS Community Children's Center Pass Through
YS Kids Playhouse Pass Through
Village Impact Project (VIP) Pass-Through Fund
YS Porchfest Pass-thru Fund
YSCF Determines Use (Unrestricted)
Ondess and Fressa Baker Inman Fund, 1983 Income is used for YSCF grants and expenses.
General Endowment, 1974 The original endowment. Income is used for Foundation grants and expenses. Budget for draw is set in January by the Trustees on recommendation of the Finance Committee.
George & Toshiko Asakawa Unrestricted Endowment, 1986 Income supports YSCF grants and expenses.
Norton A. and Marjory E. Russell Endowment, 1997 Income is used for grants and expenses.
Read and Beverly L. Viemeister Administrative Endowment, 1994 Income supports YSCF overhead. Budget for draws are set by the Trustees based upon a recommendation from the Finance Committee.
Stewart Family Fund, 2002 Income is used for grants to benefit the community.
Valentine's Day Fund fund created for a marketing effort around Valentine's Day 2020
Business Rainy Day Endowment Fund fund created resulting from UpLift Yellow Springs campaign in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Unrestricted Gifts Fund Income is used for grants and expenses.
Unrestricted Gifts - Memorial Funds Income is used for grants and expenses.
For profit pass throughs
Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Asanda Imports - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Basho Apparel - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Current Cuisine - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Dark Star Books - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Emporium/Underdog Cafe - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Epic Book Shop - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Glen Garden Gifts - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Heaven on Earth Emporium - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
House of AUM - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Import House/Peach's/Tavern - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Ohio Silver - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Rose and Sal - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Sam & Eddie's Open Books - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Sunrise Cafe/Calypso Grill & Smokehouse - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
The Blue Butterfly - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
The Greene Canteen - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
The Winds Cafe - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Tibet Bazaar - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Toxic Beauty Records - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Urban Handmade - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Village Artisans - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Yellow Springs Hardware - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Yellow Springs INK - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Yellow Springs Toy Company - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Antioch Hall Maintenance
Antioch Hall Renovation & Maintenance Fund, 2018 For the purpose of renovating and maintaining Antioch Hall in order to ensure the long term sustainability of this iconic building.
Arts
Chamber Music Yellow Springs Agency Endowment Fund, 2008 Income benefits the operations of Chamber Music Yellow Springs (CMYS).
The Founders Music Endowment Fund created by Gish bequest in 2018
Shirley Mullins Music Endowment, 2000 Supports children with music lessons, scholarships, camps, workshops, etc.
Wheeling Gaunt Sculpture Fund fund set up via an MOA with the Yellow Springs Arts Council for the purpose of collecting and disseminating money to support the project
World House Choir Endowment Fund fund established with $1,000 from unrestricted YSCF funds in Feb 2020
WYSO Public Radio Endowment Fund fund created with opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF in Feb 2020
Yellow Springs Arts Council Endowment Fund endowment started in Mar 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from UNR YSCF funds
YS Kid's Playhouse Agency Endowment, 2000 Income supports YSKP, which introduces village children to theater.
Education
Charlotte Drake Youth Philanthropy Endowment, 2004 Income supports grantmaking by students (all grades) in YS Schools.
Corky Schiff Memorial Endowment Fund, 1979 For capital equipment or improvements at YS Community Children's Center.
Mary Jane Bachtell Memorial Fund, 1984 Financial award for excellence in creative writing. Repurposed to give an annual distribution of $1,000 to the Power of the Pen writing group at MMS.
Nolan J. and Ricard D Miller Endowment Fund, 2009 Supports student and villager fellowships and collaborative grants to promote relations between Antioch College and the Village of Yellow Springs. Budgets for additional draws are set by the Trustees.
The Roads to Recovery Endowment Fund fund started with $1,000 of YSCF unrestricted funds in Feb 2020
Virginia Hamilton Adoff Endowment, 2002 Income goes to the Yellow Springs Library for community outreach and the promotion of multicultural children’s literature.
Yellow Springs Library Assn Agency Endowment Fund, 2018 Supports the YS Library Association and local literacy programs.
Yellow Springs Public Schools Endowment Fund 2019 fund created by money pulled out of the School District Capital Sub-fund
Village of Yellow Springs Public Schools Fund, 2012 Donations support Yellow Springs Public Schools.
Yellow Springs Community Children's Center Agency Endowment, 1992 Income supports the Yellow Springs Community Children's Center.
Yellow Springs Endowment for Education, 1996 Income supports teacher, student and staff initiated grants to the YS Schools. Each July, 5% of the NET fund value (as of Jun 30) is the maximum amount the trustees can set aside/allocate for grant-making.
Ed and Alice McKinney Fund
Environment
Antioch Outdoor Education Center Agency Endowment, 1989 Supports camperships to local children attending the summer Eco Camp.
Arthur E. Morgan Agency Endowment, 1997 Supports the Arthur E. Morgan Institute for Community Solutiuons.
Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions Endowment Fund fund created in Feb 2020 with $1,000 of unr YSCF funds
Catherine T. and F. Walton Bailey Endowment, 1985 Income funds special projects in Glen Helen.
Glen Helen Building Maintenance Fund, 1975 Income supports maintenance of the Glen Helen Building.
Glen Helen Community Endowment, 2002 Income benefits the Glen Helen Ecology Institute.
Glen Helen Agency Fund, 1981 Supports public education programs of the Glen Helen Association.
Glen Helen Association Raptor Center Agency Endowment, 2008 Income benefits the Raptor Center of the Glen Helen Ecological Institute.
Green Environmental Agency Fund, 1996 Grants to organizations responding to threats to health in Greene County.
George & Toshiko Asakawa Restricted Endowment, 1986 Income supports the Glen Helen Association.
Joan Horn Legacy Endowment Fund, 1998 Income benefits the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center.
Tecumseh Land Trust Agency Endowment Fund, 2008 Income benefits the Tecumseh Land Trust
Village Natural Area Agency Endowment Fund, 2017 Supports habitat stewardship work on land owned by the Village of Yellow Springs, under the direction of the Glen Helen Association.
Glen Helen Association Endowment fund created by YSCF with $1,000 of unrestricted funds in Feb 2020 for the purpose of ongoing support of Glen Helen
Save the Glen Fund Use of these funds are intended specifically for the purpose of purchasing Glen Helen by the Glen Helen Association from Antioch College; 80% of each donation remains in this fund while the other 20% will go into the Glen Helen Association Endowment
Health
COVID-19 Community Support Fund The purpose of this fund is to support activities for our community specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board and Staff of the YSCF will be directing these grant funds to multiple areas of need as determined by the Emergency Leadership Support Committee.
Gene Trolander Memorial Women's Park Fund, 2000 Supports the upkeep and maintenance of The Women's Park.
Lee Morgan Community Soccer Endowment, 2001 Supports recreational soccer in Yellow Springs.
Marjory S. Russell Free Swim Lessons Endowment, 2012 Supports the Village of Yellow Springs free swim lesson program.
NAMI CGM Endowment Fund fund created in Feb 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF unrestricted funds
Riding Centre Association Agency Endowment Fund, 2016 Supports the charitable or educational purposes of The Riding Centre.
YS COVID-19 Emergency Line of Credit Assistance Program Fund: Businesses Approved at 4/23/20 meeting for creation utilizing existing money from Founders Impact Investment Fund.
YS COVID-19 Emergency Line of Credit Assistance Program Fund: Nonprofits Approved at 4/23/20 meeting for creation utilizing approximately 35% of currently available balances of GRC applicable funds to reach goal of $50,000.
YS COVID-19 Emergency Loan Assistance Program Fund: Individuals Approved at 3/26/20 meeting for creation by transferring unused $50K from terminated Antioch College Pocket Neighborhood Loan Fund held for collateral at the YS Credit Union.
YSDC Business Emergency Relief Pass-Through Fund The purpose of this fund is to support our local economy. Distributions from this fund will be directed through the Yellow Springs Development Corporation (YSDC) for local businesses as grants to cover gaps for their displaced employees and economic impact related to COVID-19.
YS Food Insecurity Field of Interest Fund The purpose of this fund is to support activities in our community that supply food to those in need. Grant Funds will go to organizations who support food relief and to individuals for their emergency food relief.
Multiple Areas of Interest
Constance Golden Sontag & Lester W. Sontag Fund, 1992 Supports the library and seniors. Each November, 5% of the NET fund value (as of Oct 31) is the maximum amount the trustees can set aside/allocate for grant-making.
Dorothy & William Schlueter Field of Interest Endowment Fund, 2015 Supports education, affordable housing, the arts and projects that connect the Yellow Springs community to Antioch College.
Edwin K. Foos Endowment, 2014 Income from the endowment is equally distributed to the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs, the Yellow Springs Library Association, Antioch College and a science scholarship for graduating YSHS students.
Founders Impact Investment Fund
Kenneth C. Tregillus Endowment Fund, 2008 Support for the performing arts or similar and related activities which may enhance the cultural life in Yellow Springs and physical sciences in the Yellow Springs Schools.
Morgan Family Foundation Fund fund established with a gift from the Morgan Family Foundation for grant-making facilitated by the Grants Review Committee of the YS Community Foundation
William D. & Jane H. Baker Endowment, 2002 Supports music and the arts, affordable housing, farmland preservation, and the Greene County Library's Intellectual Freedom Fund. Each April, 5% of the NET fund value (as of Mar 31) is the maximum amount the trustees can vote to set aside/allocate for grant-making.
Ackerman Family Fund, 2016 Supports programs for women and children, social justice issues, the Yellow Springs Library Association; and the performing arts.
Scholarship
The Antioch School Beloved Teachers Scholarship Agency Endowment, 2015 Income supports scholarships for students to attend The Antioch School.
Camille Willis Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2017 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Darryl R. Dewer Memorial Scholarship Fund fund created in Feb 2020 prompted by the sudden passing of Darryl Dewer, bus driver for the Yellow Springs Village School District.
Connect to Success Field of Interest Endowment, 2017 Supports education through qualified charitable programs and service.
Connect to Success Scholarship Fund, 2017 Tuition grant for Yellow Springs students graduating from area schools.
GEM (Go the Extra Mile) Award, 1985 Financial award to help LD students to succeed in college.
Howard Kahoe/Dud Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1991 Financial award to pursue vocational, industrial, or technical training.
James A. McKee Memorial Scholarship Agency Fund, 2004 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
John Gudgel Scholarship Fund, 2012 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
John McConville Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2005 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Kay Corbin Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2014 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
The Lauren Heaton Scholarship for Aspiring Journalists, 2019 Scholarship fund started in October 2019 in memory of Lauren Bales Heaton who died July 28, 2019. The purpose of the fund is to support young writers and/or journalists by offering a scholarship to a graduating senior from Yellow Springs High School.
50th Class Reunion Award aka The Leadership Spirit Scholarship, 2017 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Lisa Goldberg/YS Arts Scholarship Fund, 2014 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
L. Shelbert Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2008 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Martha Dell Cadow & Warren Dell Athletic Scholarship, 2003 Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Virginia Willey Prize Endowment, 2017 Financial award for an extraordinary YSHS Senior Project.
Yellow Springs High School History Scholarship This scholarship fund, created by the McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School Social Studies Department in Mar 2020, is intended for YSHS seniors who plan to study and/or pursue a career in the field of history or the social sciences.
Chris Sparks Social Justice Award, 2018 Award to a YSHS graduate for the purpose of recognizing and rewarding leadership promoting social justice and inclusivity in YSHS and the community.
Seniors
Friends Care Center Agency Endowment, 2005 Income benefits the Friends Health Care Association.
Yellow Springs Senior Citizens Agency Endowment, 2004 Income benefits the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Each January, 5% of the 12/31 market value is distributed out of the fund payable to the YS Senior Citizens, Inc.
Social Justice
Yellow Springs Giving Circles Fund fund created to receive member (and other) contributions and award micro-grants out of it Admin fees are waived for year one as per J. Cox
Unitarian Universalist Agency Endowment Fund, 2006 Income is used by UUF to promote social responsibility.
Village Impact Project Endowment Fund fund established in Feb 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF unrestricted funds
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center Agency Endowment
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center Agency Fund
Yellow Springs Affordable Housing Agency Endowment Fund, 2006 Income supports Home, Inc. providing affordable housing in Yellow Springs.
Other Funds