Funds & Grants2017-11-13T16:52:47+00:00

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Funds & Grants

Check presentation for $25,000 from Karen and Brian Bailey to establish a fund in support of The Hemingway Project.

Check presentation for $50,000 from the Ellen and David J. Ryan Fund toward the restoration of the historic Phelps house.

Abercrombie & Fitch Fund – to support community organizations and causes, especially those that benefit teens.

Arlene & Michael Weiss Endowment Fund – to support programming at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, especially creating opportunities for children from around Central Ohio who otherwise may not have the opportunity to participate in educational and cultural programming at the Center.

C. Charleen Hinson Fund – to help fund a new amphitheater and to support, promote and implement educational and cultural programming at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

Captain Carwash Entrepreneurial Enrichment Fund – to provide programs designed to promote entrepreneurship opportunities and inspiration at New Albany High School.

Carolyn & Lance White Fund – through an author residency program, this fund supports and facilitates up-close and personal interactions between students K-1 and respected authors, who explore the creative process together.

Charlie & Shannan Dankworth Fund – to support and encourage continued growth and excellence in the New Albany Community.

Christine and Jeffery Rodek Fund – to support educational and lifelong learning opportunities, especially through The Jefferson Series.

Cindy & Keith Berend Family Fund – to support school and community initiatives in the New Albany/Plain Township/Plain Local School community.

Clan Cameron Fund – established by beloved community leader Don Cameron, this fund supports educational and cultural programming at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts and student scholarships.

Connor & Avery Hinson Fund – to support and promote the New Albany/Plain Township/Plain Local School District community.

DeAscentis Family Fund – established by the DeAscentis family to advance their philanthropic goals in the community.

Deborah and William B. Rusch Fund – to support health and wellness initiatives in the New Albany community.

Donna & Nick Akins Fund – to support The Jefferson Series.

Ellen & David Ryan Fund – to support arts and science related programming in the New Albany community.

Endowment for Arts and Sciences Program Fund – to support cultural and educational opportunities, especially at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

Fixari Family Endowment Fund – to support educational and cultural programming at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

Healthy New Albany Fund – to promote a culture of health and support health & wellness initiatives that improve individual and family health.

Helena McComb Memorial Fund – established in memory of Helena McComb by Tiney McComb and Heartland Bank, this fund supports artistic programming in the area of vocal music for young people.

Huntington Bank Fund – to support health, wellness, safety and educational initiatives in the New Albany community.

Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts Capital Maintenance Fund – this fund was established by the City of New Albany, new Albany-Plain Local Schools and Plain Township to ensure that the McCoy Center is well-maintained for this and future generations.

Jefferson Series Endowment Fund – to support The Jefferson Series lectures made available to the New Albany and central Ohio community.

Jefferson Series Student Lectures Endowment Fund – to support a student lectures series featuring Jefferson Series speakers who interact with students from New Albany and across central Ohio.

Jennifer & Paul Naumoff Family Fund – to support continued growth and excellence in the New Albany Community and Schools.

Jo Ann and Scott Johnson Family Fund – to support education and cultural opportunities, especially related to adult continued learning classes.

Jody and Joel Altschule Fund – to support and encourage continued growth and excellence in the New Albany community, particularly in the areas of health, education and the performing arts

John W. Kessler Fund – to support initatives toward the betterment of the New Albany community.

Jon Pryor New Albany-Plain Local Schools Environmental Science Program Fund – established in honor of Jon Pryor, this fund supports the New Albany-Plain Local School District’s award winning Environmental Science program and the Nature Preserve & Wetlands.

Justice Fund – to support and encourage continued growth, enrichment and excellence in the New Albany community, especially for young girls.

Karen and Irving Dennis Family Fund – to support The Jefferson Series or other initiatives that enrich the lives of New Albany & Central Ohio residents.

Kathryn Borghi Memorial Fund – established by her family and friends to honor the memory of Kathryn Borghi, this fund supports the Kathryn Borghi Digital Library and other programs that help students with learning differences.

Krebs Family Fund – to support and encourage continued growth, enrichment and excellence in the New Albany Community.

Leslie H. Wexner Jefferson Series Fund (Lifelong Learning) – established by friends of Les Wexner, this fund was established in his honor to support The Jefferson Series. Mr. Wexner has long been an advocate of lifelong learning and making those educational opportunities available to everyone, especially young people. This fund will help sustain the series, which brings compelling thought leaders to the community.

Leslie H. Wexner Leadership Academy Fund – established through a gift from Judy & Steve Tuckerman in honor of Les Wexner, the fund supports an ongoing lecture series at New Albany High School focused on leadership values.

Lucas Family Fund – established by the Lucas family to support enriching community initiatives, especially related to health, education, the arts and environment.

Lynne &  Steve Smith Family Fund – to support The Jefferson Series or other initiatives toward the betterment of the New Albany Community.

Mershad Family Fund – established by Sara and Rick Mershad, the fund supports educational and cultural programing at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

Nancy J. Ferguson Fund – to support historic preservation initiatives in New Albany.

Neal Hauschild and Jeff Ramm Fund – to support the New Albany Symphony Orchestra or other organizations or initiatives that benefit the New Albany community.

New Albany Athletic Boosters Turf Field Fund – to fund a new turf field for New Albany-Plain Local School District.

New Albany Branch Library Fund – to support the book collections, technology enhancements and improvements for the New Albany branch library.

New Albany Community Foundation Fund – to support annual grant-making toward the betterment of the New Albany community.

New Albany Education Foundation Fund – to support educational programming and opportunities in New Albany.

New Albany Plain Township Historical Society Ealy House Restoration Fund – made possible through the New Albany Plain Township Historical Society and a gift from the New Albany Company, this fund supported the restoration of the 1880’s Ealy House located along the Rose Run Creek.

New Albany Realty Association Fund – to support issues affecting children in the community.

New Albany Schools Author Residency Fund – established by Carolyn & Lance White, to support the author residency program at New Albany schools.

New Albany Schools Extracurricular Activities Scholarship Fund – to support scholarships for New Albany students participating in extracurricular activities.

New Albany Surgical Hospital Foundation Fund – to support health and wellness issues in the New Albany community through grant making.

New Albany Symphony Orchestra Fund – to support the mission and programs of the New Albany Symphony Orchestra.

New Albany Women’s Network Endowment Fund – to strengthen and support various community causes, especially related to the empowerment and betterment of girls and women.

Philip & Sheryl Heit Endowment Fund – to support, promote and implement health initiatives that serve to improve individual and family health. The fund also supports the mission of Healthy New Albany, the New Albany Walking Club and the New Albany Walking Classic.

Ralph A. Johnson Endowment Fund – established by New Albany families and friends to honor Ralph Johnson, the fund supports arts education programming for students and residents of the New Albany — Plain Local School District and community.

Ric and Marina Dillon Fund – to support initiatives toward the betterment of the New Albany community.

Rocky Fork Company Fund – to support community initiatives, especially related to mental health and student well-being.

Roger Sahli Fund – the fund established a book collection at the New Albany Library dedicated to architecture and planning and in honor of Roger Sahli, who played a key role in the master planning of the New Albany community.

Rose Run Streamside Park Fund – the fund supported planning for a passive park along Rose Run Creek through the center of New Albany that serves as a gathering place and amenity for residents and a study area for school environmental studies students.

Ryan Family Fund – established by Sarah and Mark Ryan, the fund supports the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, especially lectures for the school district and community.

Steiner Family Fund – established by Pat and Yaromir Steiner, the fund supports arts education programming at The Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts and New Albany Schools, especially related to dance.

Thanks For Giving Fund – to support initiatives toward the betterment of the New Albany community.

The Adam and Jennifer Zochowski Family Fund – to support initiatives that provide arts and cultural enrichment opportunities and programming in the New Albany community.

The Christopher and Sara Zochowski Family Fund – to support initiatives toward the betterment of the New Albany community.

The Lucas Arts Programming Fund – established by the Davis Foundation in honor of Miriam and Ralph Lucas to support cultural and educational enrichment programs for disadvantaged youth in the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

The Sandy Raines & Rob Cadieux Family Fund – to support bringing inspirational speakers to New Albany.

Well-Being Fund – to support the “well-being initiative” at New Albany schools.

William H. Resch Sustainable Earth Fund – established by the Foundation to honor William H. Resch for his contributions to the development of the New Albany School District’s award winning Environmental Science program, the establishment of the nature preserve and other parks throughout the community. The fund supports environmental programming and stewardship in New Albany – Plain Local Schools and the community.