|Funds Housed at the Union County Foundation|
|3R Small Business Grant Program Fund |
Dollars donated provide support for local small business grants to COVID-19 impacted businesses. The fund is administered by the Union County Community Improvement Corporation, Eric Phillips executive director.
|American Legion Post #79 Legacy Fund |
Dollars donated provide funds to support the Marysville Post; both its physical facility and its programs and activities.
|Charles Andrew Baesmann II Memorial Fund |
The fund memorializes the life of MHS student Charles Andrew (Charlie, Chaz, Scooter) Baesmann II. The fund supports the Marysville High School FFA program, and Union County 4-H Clubs.
|Tim Berg Memorial Fund |
In memory of North Union graduate Tim Berg, this fund will support various athletic programs at North Union High School ranging from an Athletic Scholarship to donations to individual North Union athletic programs.
|Sara Mae Burnside Scholarship Fund |
Funded by a bequest of Mrs. Burnside and Kathleen Imbody, these annual scholarships are awarded to North Union graduates for the purpose of furthering their education at the college level.
|Charles E. Bynner &Carole Wendy Bynner Scholarship|
This fund was formed in honor of Charles & Wendy Bynner whom were longtime residents of Union County. The Bynners are keenly aware of of the importance of education, thus the fund supports scholarships to a graduating sr. from Dublin Jerome, Fairbanks, or Jonathan Alder (or affiliated schools).
|Care Train of Union County |
This agency fund supports the work of the Care Train of Union County. Learn more at their website at Care Train of Union County.
|Kathryn Marsh Coleman & James Coleman Memorial Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship Fund was established in loving memory of Kathryn Marsh Coleman and her beloved son James Coleman. Scholarships will be awarded to underwrite summer camp experience for Union County special needs minor aged children.
|Ben & Mary Coleman Scholarship Fund |
Funded by a generous bequest from the estate of long time Marysville residents Ben and Mary Coleman. These annual renewable scholarships are open to graduating seniors from Fairbanks, Marysville, North Union, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, Tolles Career & Technical Center, and Tri-Rivers Career Center who will be pursuing agricultural studies at the college level.
|Pat Conlon Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship fund was initiated by the family of Pat Conlon to honor her commitment to education. The fund supports scholarships to graduating Marysville High School students.
|Union County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund |
Dollars donated provide support to the Mass Care Unit of the Union County Emergency Operations Center in dealing with the COVID-19 Virus.
|Andrew Daum Memorial Soccer Scholarship |
This scholarship is in memory of Marysville High School soccer athlete Andrew Daum, and is awarded to a graduating MHS senior soccer athlete pursuing a college or technical degree.
|The Bob and Eula Jean Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund|
The Fund memorializes the lives of York Center High School and Richwood High School graduates Bob And Eula Jean Davis. The Davis' three children all graduated from North Union High School. This annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating North Union student who models excellence in academics, school activities, and community service.
|Ann Davis Fund For Charitable Donations |
This Fund was generously established by Ann L. Davis to support whorthwhile and deserving causes and projects in and around Union County.
|The Robert and Joan Deaton Scholarship Fund|
This fund was formed in memory of Robert and Joan Deaton by their children. The fund supports a scholarship to a Marysville High School graduating senior to pursue a post-secondary education of his or her choosing.
|Paul and Betty Devine Fund|
This fund honors Paul Devine’s commitment to the pursuit of athletics for all persons, particularly those having special needs. The fund will prioritize, but not limit, its support towards organizations such as Special Olympics.
|Distinguished Young Women of Ohio Fund|
This designated fund supports the Distinguished Young Women of Ohio program; including annual scholarships for selected young women. The Ohio program is part of the national program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership, and talent in young women.
|Lila Dodd and Nancy Esthus Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship is created in loving memory of Lila Dodd and Nancy Esthus. These women both had a passion for reading published materials to enhance their life-long learning. Lila Dodd was a Marysville Middle School (MMS) librarian; her daughter, Nancy Esthus, taught 6th grade math for thirty five years at MMS. Both encouraged their students to seek information that would deepen their subject knowledge. Universities recognize the need for subject librarians who can assist with research and reference questions to help manage citations and bibliographies using multiple software available. An urgent quest for information would be a necessity for various career pathways.
|Larry & Jan Dunn Scholarship Fund |
Funded through the generosity of long time Marysville residents Larry & Jan Dunn, these annual scholarships are awarded to Marysville and North Union High School graduating seniors pursuing education at the college level.
|Eagle’s Benevolence Charity Fund |
This fund was established in late 2003 and has been a major supporter of High School Athletics in Union County, as well as providing significant financial resources for Marysville’s Fire and Police departments and the Union County Sheriff's department.
The Jim and Faye Cox Family established this fund to support deserving Union County families looking to adopt an orphan either domestically or internationally. Preference will be given to families residing in Union County; however this restriction can be waived if a deserving family has a connection (family, etc.) to Union County, Ohio.
|Elk’s Benevolent Fund |
Initiated in 2003, the Elks have supported many local groups including the Community & Seasoned Citizens group, the Military Family Support Group, the American Legion Post 79, Marysville Athletic Association, Law Enforcement Memorial as well as many others.
The Encore! Fund supports a local summer theater group for High School students.
|Fairbanks Education Fund|
Funded by a gift from the estate of former Fairbanks Elementary Guidance Counselor Darla Hall-Barrett, the Fairbanks Education Fund will support school projects within the Fairbanks School District, and scholarships for graduating FHS seniors who have participated in the arts for at least two years.
|Families Matter - Union County Juvenile Court Fund |
This fund will provide support and assistance to the family centered programs administered by the Union County Juvenile Court.
|The David Fisher Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship is created in loving memory of Vietnam Veteran David Fisher. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Fairbanks High School student who is pursuing a medical related degree at a 2 or 4 year university or vocational/trade school.
FosterFriends was initiated by the Scott Underwood Family to support social-developmental needs of foster children in Union County. This fund focuses on programs that cannot be funded through the Department of Human Services: civic clubs, school and church projects, extra-curricular activities, sports programs and hobbies. Monies are also used to supplement the basic needs for foster care.
|Robert M. Fox Scholarship Fund|
Robert M. Fox devoted all of his life to the world of agriculture in the community that he loved. This fund will provide scholarships for North Union students showing good academic skills in Vocational Agriculture, and also a commitment to involvement and service to their school and community. Applications can be found on the Union County Foundationís web site, www.unioncountyfoundation.org
|Friends of the Foundation |
This annual membership program provides important financial support towards Foundation operations.
|The Gerten Family Foundation Fund|
This donor advised Fund was established by Union County residents Greg & Angelina Gerten and Family. The fund will support worthwhile and deserving causes and projects in and around Union County.
|Charles and Marjorie Green Scholarship Fund|
The Green family unselfishly established a scholarship Fund that provides financial assistance to a Marysville High School senior active in what was dear to Charles: technical fields, vocational studies, and agriculture.
|Jeffrey L. “Griff” Griffith Scholarship Fund |
This Fund was initiated in memory of Jeffrey L. Griffith, long time resident of Richwood and alumni of North Union High School. The Fund underwrites a scholarship award to a graduating NUHS athlete.
|Walter & Doris Herd Scholarship Fund|
The fund memorializes the lives of Walter & Doris Herd. The fund supports scholarships for graduating MHS agricultural students. Uniquely, this scholarship is not based on academic standing but more on agriculture affiliation and service.
|The Le Herron Rising Leaders Fund |
This Fund was initiated by local business leaders in honor of Le Herron. The Fund's focus is is to identify, recognize, honor, and mentor high school juniors whom reside in Union County and exhibit characteristics of an authentic servant leader.
|Hildreth Endowment Fund|
This Fund was started by Miriam Hildreth to support the Pharisburg United Methodist Church in its growth and ministries.
|Corey Hoehn Memorial Scholarship|
This scholarship is available to senior members of the Marysville High School boys' baseball, basketball, or football teams; or Marysville High School girls' softball or basketball teams. Applicants must be scheduled for enrollment in a post-secondary accredited college or university, and have a 3.0 GPA or above.
|Houston House Gallery 264 Fund|
This fund will support the restoration and preservation of the Houston House located at 264 W. 5th St. in Marysville.
|Impact 60 Fund |
Donations to this fund will help support various initiatives in the county. One of the current focuses is to address the drug problems affecting the youth of Union County.
|Keckley Park Development Fund |
Established in 1970, the park is located on the west side of Bear Swamp Road and honors the parents of Ina B. Keckley. Donations to this fund will enhance the present park which includes a playground, picnic shelter, wetlands, hiking trails, fishing lake, ball fields, amphitheater and a 15-acre prairie restoration project.
|City Union of King's Daughters and Sons Fund |
This agency fund provides financial support to local food and personal needs projects as well as support of the National organization.
|G.L. Kingsmore Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship fund was established in loving memory of G.L Kingsmore, who insisted on hard work, yet always encouraged young people to be the best they could be, to finish school, and be active members of the community. Mr. Kingsmore was a teacher for over 35 years, and also served the greater community as councilman and mayor. Graduating seniors from Marysville High School who are scheduled for enrollment at a 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade school are eligible for this annual scholarship. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.50 or above.
|Sargent V. Chamberlain-Kiwanis College Scholarship Fund|
The Sargent V. Chamberlain-Kiwanis College Scholarship Fund will benefit a Fairbanks High School student each year.
|Dr. C. B. Mills Memorial-Kiwanis College Scholarship Fund|
The Dr. C. B. Mills Memorial-Kiwanis College Scholarship Fund will benefit a Marysville High School student each year.
|William Logan Krebehenne Memorial Scholarship Fund|
This fund benefits graduating North Union High School seniors active in athletics, and pursuing an agricultural/natural resources related major.
|Dan B. Kyle Scholarship Fund|
Established in 1994, this fund enables scholarships to be awarded each year to qualified seniors at North Union High School who are going into the field of Finance or Education. Dan’s family keeps his memory alive through the lives of these students.
|Ryan J. and Kristin K. Lee Family Charitable Fund|
This is an unrestricted donor advised fund initiated by Ryan and Kristin Lee to “give back and pay forward.” This fund supports various local causes and projects.
|The Lee Family Fund |
The fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Lutrelle Lee and family to support charitable causes and organizations in Union County.
|The Lewis Family Fund
The Lewis Family established a fund in order to benefit many causes dear to them and to their community, especially the YMCA.
|Dr. Malcolm & Barbara MacIvor Scholarship Fund |
Established by the MacIvor Family in memory of longtime local physician, Malcolm MacIvor M.D., this fund benefits those pursuing an education toward a medical related vocation.
|Marysville Art League Scholarship Fund |
This fund was created to assist Union County high school graduating seniors pursuing a post secondary education in the visual or performing arts fields.
|Marysville Housing Inc. Fund
This fund benefits the Senior Citizens of Union County and the YMCA.
|Marysville Moose Family Center Scholarship Fund
This fund underwrites scholarships awarded annually by the Moose Family Center to qualifying students with legacy ties to the local Moose organization.
|Marysville Moose Lodge Charity Fund
This fund originated in 2003 and has provided generous support for a wide variety of causes in Union County. Some of the many groups to receive funding are Softball/Baseball teams, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, A Special Wish Foundation, Care Train of Union County, and the YMCA.
|Jason K. Mathewson Memorial Scholarship|
Initiated by the Marysville F.F.A. Alumni, Jason's family, and friends, this scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating MHS student who displays leadership, responsibility, and a commitment to the Marysville F.F.A.
|McCarthy & Cox Cares Community Fund |
This fund was established by McCarthy & Cox Retirement & Estate Specialists LLC. The Fund will support a broad array of diverse community needs as determined by a committee of Union County citizens.
|The McElheny Family Foundation Fund|
Established by former Richwood resident and M.I.T. graduate John D. McElheny, this fund supports annual academic awards in the form of quality books to North Union college prep students in grades 8-12.
|He Who Laughs: Isaac Michael McMillan Memorial Fund for Mental Illness |
This Fund was established in loving memory of Isaac Michael McMillan. The fund supports dissolving barriers that hinder individual wellness; including counseling, mental wellness therapies, grief support, and suicide prevention and awareness education.
|Elijah Meadows Scholarship Fund|
This fund was created in memory of Elijah Dalton Cole Meadows. Scholarships will be awarded to selected members of the Marysville High School graduating class of 2021.
|Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship Fund
The Medical Staff of Memorial Hospital wishes to support the educational pursuits of those Union County residents that desire to matriculate into an accredited field of study in health. ( Ex. medicine, nursing, physical therapy, biological sciences)
|MHS Alumni Scholarship Foundation Fund |
The fund annually supports multiple scholarships to graduating Marysville High School seniors. Selections are based on excellence in academic achievement, citizenship, leadership, and service.
|MHS Athletic Hall of Fame Foundation Fund|
This fund supports the activities of the MHS Hall of Fame including the annual induction ceremony/ banquet for new inductees and the student athlete mentoring program.
|Milford Center Parks & Recreation Fund |
The purpose of this fund is to underwrite improvements to the Village of Milford Center including its parks.
|The Conner Ann Miller Scholarship Fund|
Established in 2018 in honor and memory of Conner Ann Miller. This annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating North Union student based on FFA participation, academics, and community service.
|Ted & Kathryn Miller Memorial Fund |
This Fund is meant as a lasting legacy dedicated to the memory of Ted & Kathryn Miller. Distributions will benefit the Richwood Church of Christ, which may include, but is not limited to, college scholarships for its members.
|The Mintier Veteran’s Scholarship Fund |
The fund memorializes the life of Vietnam veteran Robert Mintier. Scholarship candidates must be graduating seniors from MHS and must be sons or daughters of U.S. Veterans.
|The Jess and Josephine Mitchell Family Foundation Fund|
This fund was established in 2014 by Jim and Carolyn Mitchell, long time residents of Union County. The Fund will support a myriad of causes and organizations as a way for the Mitchell Family to give back to and benefit the County they love so dearly.
This fund was anonymously formed by a Marysville family. It supports a wide range of charitable causes and organizations.
|Next Generations Initiative Office Operations Endowment Fund|
This fund was created as part of a two phase campaign to endow both the operations of the Union County Foundation (Phase 1), as well as the Unrestricted Grant Fund (Phase 2). Contact the Union County Foundation for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org, (937) 642-9618.
|Barbara and Roger C. Nicol Fund|
This Fund was generously established by Barbara and Roger C. Nicol to support whorthwhile and deserving causes and projects in and around Union County.
|Pat and Tom Nuckles Scholarship Fund |
This fund was created through the estate of Patricia J. Nuckles for the purpose of assisting graduating Marysville High School and Triad High School students pursuing a post-secondary education. The selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.
|Rita Rubeck Parker Fund |
This scholarship fund memorializes Bernard “Barney” Rubeck. The fund assists graduating seniors from North Union High School and Tri-Rivers Career Center, and may be applied to any accredited two-year, four-year university or technical school.
|The Patty Pease Memorial Scholarship Fund|
The Fund memorializes the life and 45 year career of Fairbanks School District teacher and coach, Patty Pease. The Fund will award an annual scholarship to a graduating senior of Fairbanks High School whom is involved in volleyball and/or is an outstanding math student.
|The Perry Family Funds |
The George Perry Family Fund and the Perry Family Charitable Fund were established by Union County resident George Perry to support various charitable causes throughout Union County.
|The Pottersburg Bridge Preservation Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to underwrite improvements and maintenance to the Pottersburg Bridge. This bridge is a Union County treasure and an integral part of the annual Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival.
|The Olivia Rich Memorial Family Fund|
This Fund was established in memory of Creekview Intermediate School instructional coach Olivia Rich by her family. The focus of the fund is youth education, ministry, and the fight against cancer.
|Richwood Area Business Association Scholarship Fund|
This Fund supports scholarships to graduating seniors from North Union High School and Tri-Rivers Career Center who intend to pursue a post-secondary education in general business.
|The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Union County Fund|
The Fund celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Scotts Company’s presence in Marysville. The mission of the Fund is to inspire, connect, and cultivate communities of purpose in the areas of environmental improvement, youth empowerment, and community gardens and greenspaces.
|The Seiter Family Scholarship Fund|
Established in 2019 in honor and memory of L. Wayne Seiter. This annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating North Union student based on FFA/athletics participation, academics, and community service.
|The Marilyn Shearer Memorial Scholarship Fund|
Established in 2019 in honor and memory of Marysville resident Marilyn Shearer. Marilyn was a committed member of the Union County Chapter of The Daughters of The American Revolution This annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating Marysville High School, Fairbanks High School, or North Union High School female student. The award is based on an 800-1000 word essay, Academic Achievement, community service, and legacy connection to DAR.
|Silver Scene Players Charitable Fund
This fund was formed to “advance the arts” by supporting local theatrical productions and associated activities.
|Susan Finch Simpson Memorial Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship is a tribute to the life of Susan Finch Simpson, a proud 1997 graduate of Marysville High School. An annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from Marysville High School based on academic achievement and potential, character, community service and financial need.
|Lya Snider Vocal Music Scholarship Fund|
This scholarship is in memory of Marysville resident Lya Snider. Annual scholarships will support graduating Marysville High School seniors pursuing the study of vocal music.
|The Stolte Family Fund |
This fund was initiated by long time Union County Engineer Steve Stolte and his wife Mardy Hanlon-Stolte. The fund supports community development with emphasis on arts and culture.
|The Stritmatter Family Fund |
This Fund was initiated through the generosity of Jack & Nancy Stritmatter. The Fund will primarily support children and youth activities at Marysville First Presbyterian Church.
|Summer Theater Workshop Scholarship Fund|
Established in January 2014 by the Summer Theater Workshop Council, this scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors of Union County schools who have participated in Summer Theater Workshop.
|J. Carl & Jeanie Thiergartner Fund |
The Thiergartners established this donor advised fund to support various charitable causes including their local church.
|The T & N Family Foundation Fund|
This Fund was anonymously established by a charitably minded Marysville family to support whorthwhile and deserving causes and projects in and around Union County.
|The “Play Like Jay” — Jay Truitt Fund|
This fund is formed and dedicated to the life of John Thomas “Jay” Truitt. Jay’s love for sports was only surpassed by his love for his family. Jay lived his life enthusiastically and in accordance with his faith. He was known for his selflessness and humility. The focus of this fund is intended, but not limited to, the needs based underwriting support of pay to play fees within Union County Schools program area.
|Underwood Family Cultural & Educational Fund|
This Fund was initiated by the Underwoods to support and advance cultural and educational development in individuals who display particular promise. Financial support can occur through scholarships and appropriate and applicable expense reimbursements.
|Union County Common Pleas Drug Court Fund
This Fund was initiated in memory of Sydney Allmon and provides support to the Union County Drug Court in its quest to help drug offenders become drug free.
|Union County Fair Board Fund|
This Fund was initiated by The Union County Fair Board to provide financial support for the Union County Fair and other Fair Board projects.
|Union County Foundation Anchor Fund
Your donations enable the Union County Foundation to fund operations and unrestricted grants to local charitable programs.
|Union County Foundation Founders Fund|
Established in honor of the Foundation’s Founders and to recognize the 20th Anniversary of the Foundation, this fund supports the advancement of the Union County Foundation as an organization and in its role as a community leader.
|Union County Public Safety Support Group Fund|
This fund is formed and dedicated to support of the Union County safety support “family” consisting of fire, EMS, law enforcement, and dispatchers.
|Union County YMCA Legacy Fund|
This agency fund was created to support the Union County Family YMCA. The YMCA is a cause driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
|Union Rural Electric Scholarship Fund |
Underwrites annual scholarships awarded by U.R.E. to U.R.E. Cooperative members’ outstanding graduating high school students.
|United Way of Union County Lasting Legacy Fund |
The Foundation has partnered with the United Way to establish another way for people to support the operations of the United Way. The United Way is now able to accept appreciated securities, property and other assets along with traditional monetary donations.
|Veterans Remembrance Fund
This fund was established in order to develop a permanent veterans monument to be located on the grounds of the county courthouse at 215 W. 5th Street in Marysville and to establish a computer data base honoring and identifying all Union County Veterans.
|Georgeann Vollrath Memorial Fund |
The fund memorializes a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who had a special place in her heart for children and parochial education. The fund supports scholarships to Trinity Lutheran School for children of financially challenged families
|The Roy A. Wallace B.I.F. Memorial Fund |
The fund memorializes Beef Improvement Federation 40 year member Roy Wallace. Mr. Wallace was committed to the advancement of the beef cattle industry. The fund supports beef breeding genetics and scholarships for students to apply to a field of study related to the beef cattle industry.
|Dave and Elizabeth Ward Scholarship Fund|
This fund was formed in the memory of Dave and Elizabeth Ward by their children. The fund supports scholarships to a graduating Marysville High School Eagle Scout and a Marysville High School student pursuing a major in music.
|Wounded Warrior Dogs Project Fund |
This Fund was initiated by the creator of the Wounded Warrior Dogs carved sculptures, James Mellick and his wife Marcia. The Fund is used for the support and display of the wounded warrior dogs sculptures. Visit this link for more information:
|Laverne & Juanita Yoder Charitable Fund |
The fund memorializes the Yoder family of West Liberty. This Fund annually supports scholarships to members of the West Liberty United Methodist Church. It also supports non-profit, Union & Marion County organizations providing hospice care, hospital services, extended or skilled medical care.