Giving

Community Foundations Funds

Board Designated Funds

Board Designated Funds address a variety of needs in the community as identified by the Foundation's Board of Directors

  • Community Grants Fund 
  • Forever Fund Operating Endowment
  • Kids2Kamp Fund
  • Power of the Purse Fund
  • Youth in Philanthropy Fund

Scholarship Funds

  • Dr. Masood and Shakila Ahmad Scholarship Fund
  • Kyle Babcock Scholarship Fund
  • Butler County Republican Women's Club Scholarship Fund
  • Janet Benhase Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Julia Ellen Burnett Scholarship Fund
  • Edmund C. Carey Scholarship Fund
  • Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
  • Jordan Day Scholarship Fund
  • Diversity 101 Fund
  • Harold Draut Scholarship Fund
  • Thomas Dunlap Scholarship Fund
  • Ben Feazel Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Flynn and Company Scholarship Fund
  • Susan C. Hendel Scholarship Fund
  • Hoody Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Jag's Mise en Place Scholarship Fund
  • Craig Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Alicia Esther Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Bob Lawhorn Education Fund
  • Marvin R. Lawson Scholarship Fund
  • Greg Lemmel Scholarship Fund
  • LIFT Fund
  • Karen Moeller Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Greg and Janet Morgan Scholarship Fund
  • Logan Pence Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Pete's List of Excellence Scholarship Fund
  • Kristin Renneker Scholarship Fund
  • Jessica Ann Siegel Scholarship
  • Shayna Smith Scholarship Fund
  • Dana Spangler Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Mark Vaccariello Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • West Chester Hospital Scholarship Fund
  • Roy H. Yelton Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Ezekiel "Zeke" Stepaniak Memorial Scholarship Fund

Designated, Field of Interest & Agency Funds

Aside from scholarship funds, these three are often the most recognizable funds at the Foundation. Designated Funds allow donors to earmark their charitable dollars for one or more specific nonprofit organizations; Field of Interest Funds target wider initiatives or causes and donors rely on the Community Foundation staff to make grants that honor the guidelines they set forth; Agency Funds are established by organizations to support their ongoing mission with fundraising and administrative support from the Community Foundation. 

  • Allen Park Fund
  • Anthony's Army Fund
  • Atrium Medical Center Fund for Community Health & Wellness Fund
  • Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty
  • Bicycle Recycle Fund
  • Caring Like Angels & Heroes - Angel Fund Endowment
  • Caring Like Angels & Heroes - Heroes' Fund Endowment
  • Companions on a Journey Grief Support Fund
  • Vicki Curtis Fund for Students and Teaching Excellence
  • Linda Marie Degenhart Forevermore Fund
  • Deluse Family Fund
  • George & Marion Dorin Fund for the Blind
  • Eastside Angels Fund
  • Family Promise of Butler County Fund
  • Fore Kids Golf Charity Fund
  • Free Throws for Kids Fund
  • GIVE HOPE Pancreatic Cancer Research & Awareness Fund
  • Heroes Fund - Endowed
  • Humphreys Family Fund
  • Izaak Walton League, Cincinnati Chapter Fund
  • Jack and Jill Fund
  • Kyle's Fund to benefit St. Peter and Paul Academy of Reading, OH
  • Lakota Athletic Participation Fee Fund
  • Lakota Endowment and Alumni Fund (LEAF)
  • Leo Johnson Memorial Fund
  • Lakota East Spark Fund
  • Lakota F.I.E.L.D.S Fund
  • Lakota Fund
  • Liberty Township Charitable Fund
  • Liberty Township Parks Fund
  • Lillian's Legacy Fund
  • Lakota Robotics Fund
  • Lakota Sports Organization Fund
  • Leadership 21 Class of 2016 Fund
  • Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School Endowment Fund
  • One Way Farm Children's Home Fund
  • PARACHUTE:  Butler County CASA Fund
  • Reach Out Lakota Fund
  • Rotary Club of West Chester Liberty Fund
  • Sassy's Friends Fund
  • Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families Fund
  • Zach Smith Memorial Fund
  • Square at Union Centre Fund
  • 3 little Halos Fund
  • Traveler Assistance Fund
  • Union Centre Business Merchant Association Fund
  • Butler County United Way Legacy Fund
  • Voice of America MetroParks Program Fund
  • National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting Fund
  • WC Baseball Complex Sustaining Capital Real Property Fund
  • West Chester Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association Fund
  • West Chester Hospital Charitable Fund
  • MidPointe Library West Chester Support Fund
  • West Chester Parks Fund
  • West Chester Rotary Foundation Fund
  • West Chester Township Senior Van Transportation Fund
  • The Wishing Well Project Fund
  • Women's Fund
  • Woodmansee Cemetery Fund

Donor Advised Funds

Donor Advised Funds give donors the most flexibility with their charitable gift, while providing an immediate tax benefit. Donors suggest ongoing uses for their fund—targeting the issues and organizations they care about most – locally, nationally or internationally. It’s a simple, powerful, and highly personal approach to giving

  • 8 Paws Charitable Fund
  • AGAPE's Benevolent Fund
  • AGAPE Legacy Fund
  • AK Steel Charitable Fund
  • Dick & Patti Alderson Family Fund
  • Arter Legacy Fund
  • Ashley's Fund
  • AstraZeneca Charitable Fund
  • BAE Systems, Inc. Fund
  • Sherry Baker and John Arthur Dahman Charitable Fund
  • Beckham Family Foundation
  • John Boehner Education Fund
  • Douglas Brueshaber Memorial Fund
  • Brueshaber Family Fund
  • Carnahan Fund
  • Carnahan Family Fund
  • Phyllis and Dick Clarke Family Fund
  • RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders Insurance Agency Fund
  • Davis-Wendell Family Fund I
  • Davis-Wendell Family Fund II
  • Robert and Gretchen Dinerman Charitable Fund
  • Dunaway Family Fund
  • Fabian Family Charitable Fund
  • Flynn and Company Inc. Fund
  • GMZ, Inc. Fund
  • Haglage Construction Fund
  • Huntington Bank Fund
  • iSqFt Community Outreach Fund
  • Jess's Fund
  • Julia's Angel Fund
  • Ken Anderson Alliance Fund
  • Kleingers Group, Inc. Fund
  • Kromer-Pavlech-Hunt Family Fund
  • Warren and Patricia Lambeck Charitable Fund
  • Rob and Debbie Lemmons Charitable Fund
  • Liberty Center Foundation Fund
  • Linkinnati Community Fund
  • McCloy Family Foundation
  • Mercedes Benz of West Chester Fund
  • Nixon-Peters Family Fund
  • Harold and Glenda Painter Charitable Fund
  • Pets Helping People Fund
  • Planes Moving and Storage Fund
  • William and Marilyn Richardson Charitable Fund
  • Ron and Teresa Rosenbeck Family Fund
  • Art and Dorothy Roth Family Fund
  • Stanley D. Rullman Fund
  • Patrick W. Ryan Fund
  • Schramm Family Fund
  • Schumacher Dugan Fund
  • Shiver Security Systems, Inc. Fund
  • Rob and Maelyn Siegmann Fund
  • Skidmore Sales & Distributing Co., Inc. Fund
  • Sosna Family Fund
  • Sozo Drug Free Kids Fund
  • Howard and Judith Stalford Charitable Fund
  • Greg and Diane Stamp Family Fund
  • William A. and LaVerne R. Stautberg Endowment Fund
  • Greg and Diane Stevens Fund
  • Stock Family Fund
  • Total Wealth Planning Charitable Fund
  • United Group Services Fund
  • Jennifer Verkamp Charitable Fund
  • Robert C. Wasson Memorial Fund
  • Anita and V. Philip Weeda Foundation
  • F & J White Charitable Fund
  • Aaron Wietzel Fund
  • David and Dina Wilder Fund
  • Winterman Family Fund
  • Wipperman Family Fund
  • Thomas and Kathryn Youket Fund
  • Tom and Judy Zenge Fund