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Fund Name   Description
Support the Foundation - Your unrestricted gift helps us continue our work!
General Endowment, 1974 Donate The original endowment started in memory of Jim Mitchell. This unrestricted fund is used for grants and operating expenses.
Read & Beverly Viemeister Administrative Endowment, 1994 Donate Started with memorial gifts following Read Viemeister's passing, this fund serves to cover the operating costs of the Foundation.
Stewart Family Fund, 2002 Donate Income is used for grants to benefit the community.
Norton A. & Marjory E. Russell Endowment, 1997 Donate Income is used for grants and expenses.
George & Toshiko Asakawa Unrestricted Endowment, 1986 Donate Income supports YSCF grants and expenses.
Ondess & Fressa Baker Inman Fund, 1983 Donate Income is used for YSCF grants and expenses.
For the Love of Community Fund Donate General gifts fund, income is used for unrestricted grants and operations; 80% remains in Unrestricted & 20% to Read & Beverly Viemeister Administrative Endowment monthly
Antioch Hall Maintenance
Antioch Hall Renovation & Maintenance Fund, 2018 Donate For the purpose of renovating and maintaining Antioch Hall in order to ensure the long term sustainability of this iconic building.
Arts
Shirley Mullins Music Endowment, 2000 Donate Supports children with music lessons, scholarships, camps, workshops, etc.
World House Choir Endowment Fund Donate fund established with $1,000 from unrestricted YSCF funds in Feb 2020
WYSO Public Radio Endowment Fund Donate fund created with opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF in Feb 2020
Yellow Springs Arts Council Endowment Fund Donate endowment started in Mar 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from UNR YSCF funds
YS Kid's Playhouse Agency Endowment, 2000 Donate Income supports YSKP, which introduces village children to theater.
The Founders Music Endowment Fund Donate created by Gish bequest in 2018
Chamber Music Yellow Springs Agency Endowment Fund, 2008 Donate Income benefits the operations of Chamber Music Yellow Springs (CMYS).
Wheeling Gaunt Sculpture Fund Donate fund set up via an MOA with the Yellow Springs Arts Council for the purpose of collecting and disseminating money to support the project
DAFs
Isaac Donor Advised Fund Donate Donor advised fund created by Alisa & Artie Isaac. Grant suggestions are made from this fund to non-profit organizations.
Education
Charlotte Drake Youth Philanthropy Endowment, 2004 Donate Income supports grantmaking by students (all grades) in YS Schools.
Corky Schiff Memorial Endowment Fund, 1979 Donate For capital equipment or improvements at YS Community Children's Center.
Mary Jane Bachtell Memorial Fund, 1984 Donate 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.
The Roads to Recovery Endowment Fund Donate fund started with $1,000 of YSCF unrestricted funds in Feb 2020
Virginia Hamilton Adoff Endowment, 2002 Donate Income goes to the Yellow Springs Library for community outreach and the promotion of multicultural children’s literature.
Yellow Springs Public Schools Endowment Fund 2019 Donate fund created by money pulled out of the School District Capital Sub-fund
Ed and Alice McKinney Fund Donate
Yellow Springs Library Assn Agency Endowment Fund, 2018 Donate Supports the YS Library Association and local literacy programs.
Yellow Springs Community Children's Center Endowment, 1992 Donate Income supports the Yellow Springs Community Children's Center.
Yellow Springs Endowment for Education, 1996 Donate 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.
Connect to Success Field of Interest Endowment, 2017 Donate Supports education through qualified charitable programs and service.
Nolan J. and Ricard D Miller Endowment Fund, 2009 Donate 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.
Village of Yellow Springs Public Schools Fund, 2012 Donate Donations support Yellow Springs Public Schools.
Environment
Arthur E. Morgan Agency Endowment, 1997 Donate Supports the Arthur E. Morgan Institute for Community Solutiuons.
Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions Endowment Fund Donate fund created in Feb 2020 with $1,000 of unr YSCF funds
Green Environmental Agency Fund, 1996 Donate Grants to organizations responding to threats to health in Greene County.
Tecumseh Land Trust Agency Endowment Fund, 2008 Donate Income benefits the Tecumseh Land Trust
Antioch Outdoor Education Center Agency Endowment, 1989 Donate Supports camperships to local children attending the summer Eco Camp.
Catherine T. and F. Walton Bailey Endowment, 1985 Donate Income funds special projects in Glen Helen.
George & Toshiko Asakawa Restricted Endowment, 1986 Donate Income supports the Glen Helen Association.
Glen Helen Acquisition Fund Donate To finance the acquisition of Glen Helen Nature Preserve by the Glen Helen Association and its associated entity, GHA Glen Operations LLC, by providing funds to meet the payment obligations of the non-negotiable promissory note.
Glen Helen Association Endowment Donate The fund was created by YSCF with $1,000 of unrestricted funds in Feb 2020 for the purpose of ongoing support of Glen Helen. On September 22, 2021, the Glen Helen Fund and the Glen Helen Community Endowment Fund were consolidated into this fund and then closed.
Glen Helen Association Raptor Center Agency Endowment, 2008 Donate Income benefits the Raptor Center of the Glen Helen Ecological Institute.
Glen Helen Building Maintenance Fund, 1975 Donate Income supports maintenance of the Glen Helen Building.
Joan Horn Legacy Endowment Fund, 1998 Donate Income benefits the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center.
Save the Glen Fund Donate 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 As of the transfer of funds to the Glen Helen Acquisition Fund (June 2021), this fund will exist as a pass-through and continue to receive funds from donations. On a monthly basis, funds will be moved from this fund to the Glen Helen Acquisition Fund.
Village Natural Area Agency Endowment Fund, 2017 Donate Supports habitat stewardship work on land owned by the Village of Yellow Springs, under the direction of the Glen Helen Association.
Field of Interest
Bulldog Bucks Savings Fund Donate Provide funds to support the activity of rebuilding our public schools' facilities or redesigning our public schools' facilities when a long-term strategic plan is in place.
Fred and Joy Bartenstein Endowment Fund Donate This endowment was created to fund unrestricted funds to support qualified, charitable programs and services in Yellow Springs and Miami Township.
Village Glass Farm Spend- Down Fund Donate This fund will be used to provide more benches, plant wildlife-friendly flora, and fulfill other needs suggested by the public for the Glass Farm.
Health
COVID-19 Community Support Fund Donate 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 Donate Supports the upkeep and maintenance of The Women's Park.
Lee Morgan Community Soccer Endowment, 2001 Donate Supports recreational soccer in Yellow Springs.
Marjory S. Russell Free Swim Lessons Endowment, 2012 Donate Supports the Village of Yellow Springs free swim lesson program.
NAMI CGM Endowment Fund Donate fund created in Feb 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF unrestricted funds
Riding Centre Association Agency Endowment Fund, 2016 Donate Supports the charitable or educational purposes of The Riding Centre.
YSCF COVID-19 Emergency Line of Credit Assistance Program Fund: Businesses Donate Approved at 4/23/20 meeting for creation utilizing existing money from Founders Impact Investment Fund.
YSCF COVID-19 Emergency Line of Credit Assistance Program Fund: Nonprofits Donate 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.
YSCF COVID-19 Emergency Loan Assistance Program Fund: Individuals Donate 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.
YS Dog Park Endowment Fund Donate This fund is for the longterm sustainability of the YS Dog Park. Grants from this fund go to maintenance and improvements to the dog park. If you'd like to make a donation for an item, note this in the donation in memory or honor section.
YS Food Insecurity Field of Interest Fund Donate 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.
Business Emergency Relief Pass-Through Fund Donate a. The purpose of this fund is to support our local economy. 10% or 20% of donations to this fund will be transferred to the Business Rainy Day Endowment Fund. Distributions from this fund will be provided to the YS Downtown Business community for projects related to the greater good of the community in the business district. The funds may be distributed to the Yellow Springs Development Corporation (YSDC) for these projects.
Business Rainy Day Endowment Fund Donate fund created resulting from UpLift Yellow Springs campaign in response to COVID-19 pandemic
Multiple Areas of Interest
Edwin K. Foos Endowment, 2014 Donate 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.
Ackerman Family Fund, 2016 Donate Supports programs for women and children, social justice issues, the Yellow Springs Library Association; and the performing arts.
Constance Golden Sontag & Lester W. Sontag Fund, 1992 Donate 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 Donate Supports education, affordable housing, the arts and projects that connect the Yellow Springs community to Antioch College.
Kenneth C. Tregillus Endowment Fund, 2008 Donate 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.
William D. & Jane H. Baker Endowment, 2002 Donate 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.
Founders Impact Investment Fund Donate
Morgan Family Foundation Fund Donate fund established with a gift from the Morgan Family Foundation for grant-making facilitated by the Grants Review Committee of the YS Community Foundation
Youth Action Board Fund Donate This fund is for donations to the focus area of the YSCF Youth Action Board, a committee of fearless leaders from 7th to 12th grade who want to make change in their world.
Scholarship
The Antioch School Beloved Teachers Scholarship Agency Endowment, 2015 Donate Income supports scholarships for students to attend The Antioch School.
Camille Willis Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2017 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Darryl R. Dewer Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate 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 Scholarship Fund, 2017 Donate Tuition grant for Yellow Springs students graduating from area schools.
GEM (Go the Extra Mile) Award, 1985 Donate Financial award to help LD students to succeed in college.
Howard Kahoe/Dud Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1991 Donate Financial award to pursue vocational, industrial, or technical training.
James A. McKee Memorial Scholarship Agency Fund, 2004 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
John Gudgel Scholarship Fund, 2012 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
John McConville Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2005 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Kay Corbin Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2014 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
The Lauren Heaton Scholarship for Aspiring Journalists, 2019 Donate 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.
Lisa Goldberg/YS Arts Scholarship Fund, 2014 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
L. Shelbert Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2008 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Martha Dell Cadow & Warren Dell Athletic Scholarship, 2003 Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition.
Virginia Willey Prize Endowment, 2017 Donate Financial award for an extraordinary YSHS Senior Project.
Chris Sparks Social Justice Award, 2018 Donate Award to a YSHS graduate for the purpose of recognizing and rewarding leadership promoting social justice and inclusivity in YSHS and the community.
Yellow Springs High School History Scholarship Donate 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.
50th Reunion Leadership Scholarship Donate Annual scholarships to graduating YSHS students for higher education tuition. Enter the graduation year (example: Class of 1966) in Donation Notes below.
Chris Rainey Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Dorothy Mensenberg Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate The Dorothy Mensenberg Memorial Scholarship on behalf of Peggy and Alan Koebernick is created in honor of Dorothy who like Peggy valued education and its positive impact on their lives.
Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Donate Awards a $1,000 scholarship each year to a high school graduate from Yellow Springs, Miami Township, Yellow Springs High School, or Greene County Career Center.
Seniors
Friends Care Center Agency Endowment, 2005 Donate Income benefits the Friends Health Care Association.
Yellow Springs Senior Citizens Agency Endowment, 2004 Donate 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
Unitarian Universalist Endowment Fund, 2006 Donate Income is used by UUF to promote social responsibility.
Village Impact Project Endowment Fund Donate fund established in Feb 2020 with an opening gift of $1,000 from YSCF unrestricted funds
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center Agency Endowment Donate
Yellow Springs Affordable Housing Agency Endowment Fund, 2006 Donate Income supports Home, Inc. providing affordable housing in Yellow Springs.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Endowment Fund for Individuals (D/E/I) Donate The purpose of this Fund shall be to support individual residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township (hereinafter “YS / MT”) through directed and applied grants and program spending from the distribution for relief assistance with the intent of supporting a positive change, help prevent negative turns of event and active step towards improvement for the individuals (families). This fund is created by the Foundation to fill a gap recognized and emphasized during the COVID-19 pandemic; a gap in YS / MT social services supporting individuals of our community.
The 365 Project Field of Interest Endowment Donate Established with $1,000 from unrestricted YSCF funds in Dec 2020, the purpose of this Fund shall be to provide support to The 365 Project whose mission is to engage critically and respectfully in courageous conversations and to present programs that promote diverse African American heritage, culture and racial equity in Yellow Springs 365 days a year.
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center Agency Fund Donate
Yellow Springs Giving Circle Fund Donate This fund was established to award micro-grants for projects promoting social justice. Grants are reviewed by a committee of the Foundation.
Yellow Springs Home Inc. Endowment Fund Donate Established with $1,000 from unrestricted funds in Jan 2020, the purpose of this Fund shall be to provide support to Yellow Springs Home, Inc. whose mission is to strengthen community and diversity in Yellow Springs and Miami Township by providing permanently affordable and sustainable housing through its Community Land Trust (CLT).
Nonprofit pass throughs - Part of your donation will support the nonprofit's endowment or other related YSCF endowment
Antioch College Pass Through Donate
Feminist Health Fund Pass Through Donate
Heartbeat Learning Gardens Pass Through Donate
John Bryan Community Pottery Pass Through Donate
Little Art Theatre Pass Through Donate
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball Pass Through Donate
YS Porchfest Pass-thru Fund Donate
Story Chain Pass Through Fund Donate
Yellow Springs Public Schools Fund for the Renovation to the Athletic Field Donate Donations to this fund support renovations to the Athletic Field at the Yellow Springs High School
Yellow Springs Youth Athletic Association Pass-thru Fund Donate Fund established in 2019 and set up with YSCF as a fiscal sponsor (Paul Herzog contact)
YS Dog Park Pass-Through Fund Donate This fund is in support of the annual operation cost of the Dog Park. 80% of each donation will go to the creation / maintenance of the dog park (a pass-through fund), and 20% of all donations to this fund will go to the YS Dog Park Endowment Fund. If you would like your donation to go to a specific item for the dog park, note this in donation in memory or honor.
YSHS French Class Pass-Through Fund Donate The Yellow Springs HS French Class Pass-Through exists to manage donations they receive through projects that raise money for students at the École des Sciences Byimana in Rwanda. Projects include the French Café and the making and selling of French pastries and breads at the local farmers market.
YS Science Castle Pass Through Fund Donate Proceeds will contribute to a NASA-sponsored project, which is to develop an exhibition on the interactions of disks and spheres in the cosmos. This project celebrates the launch of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and looks ahead to the next 20 years in cosmology as a time full of discovery and promise.
YS Utility Roundup Pass Through Donate
For profit pass throughs - Part of your donation will support YSCF's Business Rainy Day Fund
Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast - DONATIONS TO FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES ARE NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate 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 Donate for-profit pass-through fund set up for Giving Tuesday in response to COVID-19 pandemic
YS Chamber of Commerce - 20% OF DONATIONS TO THIS FUND ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE Donate Pass-through fund for which 80% of donations are not tax deductible (however may be considered a business expense) and 20% will go to the Business Rainy Day Endowment Fund and may be tax deductible.
Other Funds