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Yellow Springs Community Foundation
Yellow Springs Community Foundation
Donation to this request will help YSCF pay for the costs associated with organizing Giving Tuesday Yellow Springs.
 
Funded
300.00
 
Yellow Springs Community Foundation
Yellow Springs Community Foundation
Income from this fund is used to pay for grants and expenses.
 
Funded
1,210.00
 

Giving Tuesday

Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions
The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions
Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice / Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions cultivates community resilience by modeling regenerative practices that restore ecosystem health, heal our relationship with the land, and grow just and equitable food systems.
 
Funded
1,440.00
 
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, presents its 36th year of chamber music concerts by internationally celebrated established and emerging ensembles to enrich our community's cultural life.
 
Funded
250.00
 
Feminist Health Fund
Feminist Health Fund
The Feminist Health Fund (FHF) is a non-profit group that offers assistance for women for health related expenses during times of financial hardship. The FHF has been helping women living in Greene County, Ohio for more than 30 years.
 
Funded
430.00
 
Friends Health Care Association, Inc.
Friends Health Care Association, Inc
Friends Care Community is a continuing care retirement community offering Independent Living homes, Assisted Living Apartments, Nursing Center and Rehabilitation Unit. Friends opened in 1980 and continue to meet the needs of seniors who seek security and quality care.
 
Funded
400.00
 
Glen Helen Association
Glen Helen Association
Beautiful Glen Helen — home to the Yellow Spring — welcomes visitors to its 15-mile trail system for exploration and inspiration. Owned and operated by the Glen Helen Association since September 2020, the Glen provides life-shaping environmental learning programs through the Outdoor Education Center, one of the first facilities of its kind. Its Raptor Center rehabilitates hawks, eagles, and owls, with the goal of releasing birds for a second chance at life in the wild.
 
Funded
1,335.00
 
Green Environmental Coalition, Inc.
Green Environmental Coalition, Inc
Grassroots advocates for Ohio's environment focused on clean water, toxic chemical reductions, urban sprawl and public participation.
 
Funded
175.00
 
Heartbeat Learning Gardens
Heartbeat Learning Gardens
Heartbeat Learning Gardens is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit farm dedicated to the long-term health of our community and ecosystem. We grow food and medicinal plants using sustainable methods that include maintaining a biodiverse habitat. We donate our produce to local food pantries in our Yellow Springs-Springfield community. And we offer educational programs in sustainable agriculture, ecology, herbal medicine and home health care from the garden.
 
Funded
370.00
 
J.A. McKee Association
J.A. McKee Association
The three primary areas of interest have been support of public information, education and participatory democracy. Specific topics in village affairs in which they have expressed interest and concern include: the affordability of living in Yellow Springs, protection and expansion of their economic base, equality of opportunity for all sectors of the community, protection of public health through rational government policies including a workable water supply protection program and the health and welfare of public education.
 
Funded
245.00
 
John Bryan Community Pottery
John Bryan Community Pottery
The mission of the John Bryan Community Pottery, Inc. (JBCP) is to introduce the craft of ceramic arts and encourage the development of the next generation of potters through classes, workshops, exhibits and by offering facilities for making ceramic work.
 
Funded
125.00
 
Little Art Theatre
Little Art Theatre
The Little Art Theatre is among the most recognizable and beloved landmarks in Yellow Springs. Well known for its commitment to diverse programming that includes first-run independent and foreign films, documentaries, cinema classics and special film events, the Little Art is part of the social fabric of the Yellow Springs community and the Miami Valley area. Established in 1929, the Little Art became a nonprofit organization in 2009.
 
Funded
1,750.00
 
NAMI Clark, Greene and Madison Counties
NAMI Clark, Greene and Madison Counties
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, established in 1979, for mental health clients and their families as a self-help organization dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy to anyone affected by persistent biologically based brain disorders.
 
Funded
595.00
 
Roads to Recovery
Roads to Recovery
Roads to Recovery is a parent founded, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization serving families in the greater Dayton area who are impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders. We have been an ODE approved Ohio Autism Scholarship Provider since our founding in 2009. Our centers provide prepared therapy/educational space for individualized educational programs. Roads to Recovery also offers free parent/professional continuing educational workshops along with free family fun events for special needs children and their siblings.
 
Funded
315.00
 
Tecumseh Land Trust
Tecumseh Land Trust
Founded in 1990 by citizens in Yellow Springs and Miami township, Tecumseh Land Trust is a nonprofit conservation organization serving Greene and Clark Counties of Ohio and surrounding areas. The purpose of Tecumseh Land Trust is to preserve agricultural land, natural areas, water resources, and historic sites, in voluntary cooperation with landowners, and to educate the public about permanent land preservation.
 
Funded
1,495.00
 
The 365 Project
The 365 Project
The 365 Project is a Yellow Springs/Miami Township-based nonprofit organizations that seeks to facilitate discussions regarding racial diversity in Yellow Springs/Miami Township.
 
Funded
2,225.00
 
The Antioch School
The Antioch School
The Antioch School offers child-centered programs for nursery, kindergarten, and traditional grade school ages in mixed-age groups, the Younger Group (approximately 6-9 years old), and the Older Group (approximately 9-12 years old).
 
Funded
425.00
 
The Riding Centre Association
The Riding Centre Association
Through the generosity of Antioch, the Yellow Springs community, and countless volunteers, the Riding Centre has been able to offer lessons, therapeutic riding, and day camps to the Miami Valley at an affordable cost for over 50 years. Facilities include two barns, rolling pastures, a large outdoor ring, a lighted indoor ring, a cross-country hunt course, several wooded trails, outdoor shelters for the horses, and stables.
 
Funded
1,580.00
 
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center
The Yellow Springs Dharma Center is a place for meditation and the study of Buddhist teachings (Dharma) serving various Buddhist traditions. The center facilitates daily meditation practice, seminars, workshops, and retreats and operates a lending library of books, magazines and audiovisual materials.
 
Funded
245.00
 
Village Impact Project
Village Impact Project
Village Impact Project helps facilitate mentorship between adults and youth of Yellow Springs. Our goals are 1) for all children in the community who want or need a mentor to have one who shares their interest, and 2) for the people in the program to become an integral part of the community through activities, fundraisers, and community service opportunities.
 
Funded
865.00
 
Village of Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs Utility Roundup
The Village of Yellow Springs' program YS Utility Round-up, which provides for residents to voluntarily round up their utility bills and/or make a direct donation to the program. The donated funding will be used to support those persons in the village in danger of disconnection of service due to non-payment.
 
Funded
315.00
 
World House Choir
World House Choir
The World House Choir is a diverse, multicultural, mixed-voice community choir whose repertoire is drawn from different traditions including classical, global, folk music, spirituals, gospel and the music of peace and justice struggles worldwide. Our mission is to perform music that motivates and inspires our communities toward justice, diversity, inclusion and equality as we strive for peace and build our web of mutuality.
 
Funded
1,445.00
 
WYSO Public Radio
WYSO Public Radio
WYSO 91.3FM began broadcasting with 10 watts of power on February 8, 1958 as a student-run station on the campus of Antioch College. We were on the air four hours a day back then with local public affairs and music programming. Today we broadcast 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 50,000 watts of power and we reach twelve counties in Southwest Ohio with a potential audience of more than one million. WYSO also broadcasts in HD, we stream our programming live on our website, and our stories are available on NPR One. Many of our programs are also available as podcasts. WYSO is the Miami Valley's only NPR News station, and we carry their flagship programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
 
Funded
1,420.00
 
Yellow Springs Arts Council
Yellow Springs Arts Council
The Yellow Springs Arts Council (YSAC) encourages and supports arts and cultural offerings in the community through program coordination, community partnership and services for artists of all arts disciplines. The mission of YSAC is to honor, promote and advocate for our community's creative spirit, strengthening its capacity to build economic prosperity and enhance quality of life. Through program opportunities, publicity, education, fiscal sponsorship, advocacy, and coordinated partnerships across the community, YSAC supports over 200 local creative workers each year. Artists, appreciators, and supporters of all arts disciplines are welcome and encouraged to participate in the organization. Our programs are accessible to YSAC members, local citizens and visitors through free offerings and ticketed events. The organization relies on membership dues, donations, grant writing and fundraising projects.
 
Funded
540.00
 
Yellow Springs Chamber
Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce
Encouraging a vibrant business environment that drives the success of our members while enhancing the quality of life in our community, the YS Chamber is a nonprofit economic development organization focused on business retention and expansion efforts with the Village, Greene County, the Miami Valley, and the State of Ohio. The Chamber is also responsible for promoting Yellow Springs to businesses and individuals that might have an interest in relocating or visiting. We produce the Visitor's Guide and other promotional materials that are widely distributed and send hundreds of visitor and relocation packets annually as well as answer thousands of inquiries either in person or via telephone. 80% of your donation to the YS Chamber is not tax deductible, however it may be considered a business expense. 20% will go to the Business Rainy Day Endowment Fund and may be tax deductible.
 
Funded
85.00
 
Yellow Springs Community Children's Center
Yellow Springs Community Children's Center
The Yellow Springs Community Children's Center (YSCCC) has a long history of educating children in Yellow Springs. Opening as The Community Nursery School in 1926 it was one of the first two in Ohio and was eighteenth in the country.
 
Funded
500.00
 
Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District
Yellow Springs Public Schools
Contributions to the Yellow Springs Public School Fund (YSPSF) are used to provide teachers and students with experiential learning opportunities that are not often possible within the district's normal operating budget. For example, YSPSF funds are currently being used to support international service learning trips for students and professional learning experiences for teachers.
 
Funded
520.00
 
Yellow Springs Home, Inc.
Yellow Springs Home, Inc.
The mission of Yellow Springs Home, Inc. is to strengthen community and diversity in Yellow Springs and Miami Township by providing permanently affordable and sustainable housing through our Community Land Trust (CLT).
 
Funded
2,345.00
 
Yellow Springs Library Association
Yellow Springs Library Association
Since 1901, friends serving the Yellow Springs Community Library. The YSLA encourages and promotes the widest cultural use of the YS Community Library by the community and supports further development of the YS Community Library for its users.
 
Funded
755.00
 
Yellow Springs PorchFest
Yellow Springs PorchFest
Yellow Springs PorchFest is a free, neighbor-driven, day-long celebration music and community. Throughout the day, local musicians will play on the porches, front yards, and patios of homes and businesses in the central part of Yellow Springs.
 
Funded
170.00
 
Yellow Springs Science Castle
Yellow Springs Science Castle
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.
 
Funded
0.00
 
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball, Inc.
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball, Inc
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball, Inc. provides a supervised program of competitive baseball during the summer months for local youth ages 7-14. Approximately 100 local boys and girls participate each year in two different leagues: a coach-pitch league for younger players and a player-pitch league for older players. The organization is completely staffed by volunteers and donations go to support the program's needs for equipment and supplies. Amount
 
Funded
65.00
 
YSDogPark
YSDogPark
The Yellow Springs Dog Park is now open! There has been a constant flow of dogs and handlers enjoying the park every day since the October soft opening. The YS Dog Park fundraising goal is to build the endowment fund to $120,000 so that the park's future is secure. We currently have around $15,000 in the endowment fund, with a little help from all of our friends we can meet our goal.
 
Funded
595.00
 
YS Kids Playhouse, Inc.
YS Kids Playhouse, Inc
Like most performing arts organizations, the pandemic resulted in the YSKP losing box office revenue for 2020 - ticket sales that would normally cover around 20% of annual revenue. Your generous contribution this year would help match a $2,500 Sustainability Award from the Ohio Arts Council.
 
Funded
300.00
 
YS Senior Citizens, Inc.
YS Senior Citizens, Inc.
Since 1959, the Yellow Springs Senior Citizens Center has focused on meeting the needs of people 55 and older in Yellow Springs and Miami Township. Located in its own building in the Yellow Springs business district, the Center is governed by a 9-member board of trustees, elected by the membership. A part-time director, a part-time financial assistant, and several part-time staff members provide services and manage and oversee programs. Volunteers give more than 3,800 hours of service per year in support of seniors in the community.
 
Funded
950.00
 

Antioch College

Antioch College
Antioch College
Antioch College is a 165-year-old startup, determined to use its reopening to build and scale a model for what the liberal arts experience can be for all students in the 21st century—not a 4-year retreat from the world, but a deeper engagement with it.
 
Funded
3,100.00