Arts & Culture

Encore! Fund

This fund supports the local Encore! Theater group which allows high school freshmen through age 20 to participate in an annual summer musical.

Houston House Gallery 264 Fund

This fund will support the restoration and preservation of Houston House, located at 264 5th St. in Marysville

Life Story Portrait Fund

A collaboration between We Amplify Voices (WAV), a Columbus nonprofit that uses creative expression to heal communities, and visual artist Kirsta Niemie Benedetti. The project engages and collaborates with 15 women serving life sentences in the Ohio Reformatory for Women (ORW) to tell their story in a variety of mediums.

The Red Chapel Concert Series Fund

This donor-advised Fund was established in 2021 by Union County Paul & Chelsea Melcher. The focus of the fund is to advance the cause of professional music performance in Union County.

Silver Scene Players Charitable Fund

This fund was formed to advance the arts by supporting local theatrical productions and associated activities.

The Union County Singsations Fund

This donor-advised Fund was established by Union County residents Susan Bunsold Wilson and William Bunsold in 2021. The fund supports the activities of the Union County Singsations, which broadly advances the cause of musical performance in Union County.

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 an emphasis on arts and culture.

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.

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.

Dave & 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.

Marysville Art League Scholarship Fund

This fund created to assist Union County high school graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education in the visual or performing arts fields.