Grant History

  • Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America: National
  • Leadership Training: $1,140
  • WYSO: Environmental Reporter: $12,500
  • Heartbeat Learning Gardens: Driveway Gravel: $1,800
  • YSKP: Traveling Tabletop Theater: $5,500
  • YS Community Children’s Center: COVID-19 Utilities: $3,000
  • Ohio Restaurant Employee Restaurant Fund: Staff Well-Being: $2,400
  • 4-H Camp Clifton: Operations: $2,500
  • Village Impact Project: Liability Insurance: $6,000 Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America: Camp Birch Pool: $1,360
  • H.U.M.A.N. (Help Us Make A Nation): Mural Project: $5,000
  • Chamber Music of Yellow Springs: Project Harmony: $3,000
  • YS Arts Council: Wheeling Gaunt Sculpture 2.5: $2,500
  • Heartbeat Learning Gardens: Community Apothecary Program Consultancy: $2,500
  • Community Solutions/Agraria: Local / Fresh Food Relief Program: $2,400
  • YS Home, Inc: COVID-19 Emergency Response: $2,470.12
  • YS Arts Council (fiscal sponsor): African Drumming Lessons: $3,210
  • WSU Foundation Piano Project: Piano Repair/Purchase:$2,500
  • YS Senior Center: Plaque Honoring Rev. Dr. Wesley Matthews: $5,000
  • YS Senior Center: Local Fare for Local Seniors: $4,277
  • YS Community Children’s Center: HVAC: $14,314.06
  • The Physics of Racing: $3,449.79
  • Daryl’s Garden: $300.00
  • Big Map Out!: $4,079.00
  • Enriching Online Learning: $3,140.00
  • Constructions, Transformations, and Symmetry: $1,400.00
  • Big Map Out! Part 2: $1,451.00
  • COVID-19 Community Support Fund: $49,393.67
  • YS Food Insecurity Field of Interest Fund: $26,284.62
  • YSDC Business Emergency Relief Pass-Through Fund: $1,548
  • YSCU Individual Loans: $100,000
  • YSCU Rent & Utility Relief: $20,000
  • YSCU Nonprofit and Small Business Rent & Utility Relief: $10,000
  • YSCU Nonprofit Line of Credit Loans: $50,000
  • YSCU Small Business Line of Credit Loans: $100,000
  • The Riding Centre Association: 60th Anniversary Celebration & Fundraiser: $1,500
  • The 365 Project: Books for Kindergartners: $300
  • Yellow Springs School District: Blankets for Charity: $300
  • YS Home, Inc.: Capacity Building for New Printer: $636
  • Yellow Springs School District: Finding a Musical Instrument You Will Love: $12,444
  • YS Kids Playhouse: 25th Anniversary Season, Bonanza Valley!: $3,000
  • Little Art Theatre: 90th Year Celebration: $3,000
  • Yellow Springs Youth Orchestra Association: A Celebration of Orchestras: $5,000
  • Antioch College: A Yellow Springs Documentary: $5,000
  • YS Home, Inc: Capital Campaign: $20,000
  • Yellow Springs School District: Career Fields in the Arts: $19,200
  • WYSO Public Radio: Purchase of Station: $20,000
  • YS Community Children’s Center: Phone System Upgrade: $4,320
  • YS Springs School District: Repainting Girl’s Bathroom: $300
  • John Bryan Community Pottery: Senior Center Soup Bowl Fundraiser: $1,610
  • YS School District: St. Jude Fundraiser Project: $106
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp: for YS residents: $2,000
  • The Riding Centre Association: Indoor Arena Roof Repair: $3,000
  • Mercy Health Foundation Clark & Champaign Counties: Mammograms for YS residents: $549
  • The Antioch School: Marketing: $2,000
  • World House Choir: Our Planet, Our Lives: $5,000
  • Ohio Poetry Association: Sun & Moon Festival: $1,000
  • Antioch College: Wade In: Get Involved in Earth Week: $3,500
  • YS Arts Council: Wheeling Gaunt Sculpture Project, Phase 2: $6,000
  • PBL School Makeover: $5,000.00
  • The Women in Yellow Springs Project: $2,700.00
  • The Hero’s Journey: $,2,552.00
  • YSHS/MMS Yoga Project: $2,814.20
  • Race and Revolution: The Power of Protest: $4,195
  • YS For Our Girls: $3,590.00
  • Into the Wild: $5,000.00
  • A Car Drive Away 3.0: $4,436.50
  • WYSO: Community Voices Training: $20,000.00
  • Boy Scouts of America Tecumseh Council: Training for Volunteers: $5,000.00
  • YSHS Gay/Straight Alliance Dance: $275.00
  • YSHS Outdoor Ping Pong Table: $300.00
  • YSHS Speed Demons Project: $300.00
  • YS Home, Inc.: Capital Campaign: $20,000.00
  • Antioch College: Restorative Justice Symposium: $5,000.00
  • YS Neighborhood Gardens, Inc.: Revitalization of FCC Garden Infrastructure: $5,200.00
  • Glen Helen Association: Camp Greene Site Improvements: $6,000.00
  • YS Senior Center: HVAC Replacement: $8,000.00
  • YS Senior Center: Dementia Friendly Village, Part 1: $6,250.00
  • YS Theater Company: 2018 Summer Shakespeare Shindig: $3,000.00
  • YS Youth Baseball: Equipment Storage Facility: $5,050.00
  • World House Choir: Bayard Rustin, The Man Behind the Dream Concert: $5,000.00
  • Antioch College: Khalil Nasar, Videography for Antioch Hall Renovation: $475.00
  • Greene County Community Foundation: After-School Program’s 4H Greenhouse: $2,000.00
  • YS Arts Council: Porchfest: $2,500.00
  • Village of Yellow Springs: Keith’s Alley Jungle Mural Restoration: $,3070.00
  • YS Arts Council: Dog & Goat Art Show: $2,500.00
  • Antioch College: Student Town Welcoming Coupons: $540.00
  • National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI): Mental  Health First Aid Training: $606.00
  • Village of Yellow Springs: Utility Round-Up Program: $5,000.00
  • The 365 Project: Courageous Conversations: $1,041.00
  • Greater Springfield Assn. of Fundraising Professionals: Capacity Building Grant: $1,500.00
  • YSHS Senior Portraits Project: $300.00
  • YSHS Opioid Epidemic PBL Project: $244.60First Lego League: Qualifier: $300.00
  • Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions: Outdoor Education Space: $7,000
  • The 365 Project: Seadogs Swim Team Equipment Upgrade: $5,100.00
  • Bulldog Radio Project: $2,629.00
  • YSHS Photo Club: $2,755.00
  • African Comic Characters: Beyond Black Panther: $480.00
  • Into the Wild: Living on the Land: $4,055.00
  • Race and Revolution: $1,570.00
  • A Car Drive Away 2.0 PBL Project: $2,542.50
  • If You Were in My Shoes Project: $1,320.75.00
  • Chamber Music in Yellow Springs: $9,500 for New Stage Deck
  • Boy Scouts of America Tecumseh Council: $1,195 for Camp Birch AED Project
  • YS Senior Center: $5,725 towards the purchase of a Replacement Vehicle for the Senior Transportation Program
  • Antioch College: $4,500 for Rich Earth Institute Community Workshop and Demonstration
  • WYSO Public Radio: $5,000 to Upgrade ENCO, WYSO’s Automation System Software
  • Little Art Theatre Association: $2,500 for The Little Art Presents ‘The Homecoming Series”
  • John Bryan Community Pottery: $6,770 for Gas-Fired Kiln Replacement
  • Heartbeat Learning Gardens: $374 for Filing Expense for IRS 501(c)(3) Determination
  • Antioch College: $3,500 for Ohayo: Ohio Part II Cultural Exchange Project
  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association: $800 to send a child from Yellow springs to MDA Summer Camp
  • Heartbeat Learning Gardens: $1,740 for Developing Infrastructure for Sustainable Agriculture Education
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $500  for a McKinney Middle School “Rube Goldberg: Activism and Energy” PBL Project
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $1,476.85 for a Special Education Clay Dogs Pottery Project in collaboration with John Bryan Community Pottery
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $500 for Connect Art and Literature (Mills Lawn 5th & 6th grade) PBL
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $280 to purchase books in conjunction Chris Tebbetts School Visit related to the Little Art Theatre Homecoming Series
  • Antioch College: $5,000 for Ohayo: Ohio Cultural Exchange Project
  • Borenya W. African Drum & Dance: $7,000 for Cultural Diversity
  • Boy Scouts of America Tecumseh Council: $1,500 for Camp Birch Pool Repair
  • Chamber Music in Yellow Springs: $4,000 for Website Re-design
  • Community Solutions: $1,600 for Local Foods Group Potluck Series
  • Feminist Health Fund: $5,000 Matching Grant for Capacity Building
  • First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs: $1,900 for Commity Music Equipment
  • NAMI Clark, Greene & Madison Counties: $2,000 for Mental Health First Aid Training for Teachers
  • Village of Yellow Springs: $7,500 for Fiber Optic Internet Feasibility Study
  • World House Choir: $1,000 for Website Development and Performances
  • World House Choir: $10,000 to support 2016 Performance Season
  • YS Home, Inc.: $9,425 for Stewardship Services Expansion
  • YS Senior Center: $14,150 for Exterior Building Repairs
  • YS Senior Center: $7,650 for Air Conditioner Replacement
  • Yellow Springs Giving Tuesday (YSKP as fiscal sponsor): $10,000 Matching Grant for Funds Raised
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $800 for a Mills Lawn School Choose Your Own Adventure Critical Thinking Book Writing Project
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $1,257 for a McKinney Middle School Interdisciplinary PBL Project
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $1,286 for a McKinney Middle School “Creating historical fiction narratives with author Shelley Pearsall” PBL Project
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $1,000 for a McKinney Middle School Fall Play Expansion to include 7th & 8th Grades in YSHS Fall Play
  • Antioch University Midwest: $500 in recognition for service to local nonprofits
  • YS Exempted Village Schools: $300 to support YSHS Senior Citizens’ Luncheon
  • Village of Yellow Springs: $2,386 to support Free Swimming Lessons
  • Little Miami Watershed Network: $300 Saul Young Grant made at the suggestion of Weymar Osborne whom YSCF honored for his Watershed Protection Project

Past Grants

  • World House Choir: $3,750 for the Coretta Scott King and Celebration of Marrige Equality concerts
  • Yellow Springs Arts Council: $1,900 for the purchase of two new computers
  • Yellow Springs Senior Center: $13,713 for computer, software and network upgrades
  • Antioch College: $40,000 for Wellness Center renovations
  • Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions: $6,600 for development of and Energy and Climate YouTube channel for Yellow Springs
  • Antioch College: $7,000 to help fund trail restoration project
  • Yellow Springs Arts Council: $1,000 for construction fence gallery at Mills Park Hotel construction site
  • Yellow Springs Home, Inc.: $7,700 for Home Buyer Coaching services
  • Village Mediation Program of Yellow Springs: $1,500 for mediation training for residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township
  • Yellow Springs Bronze Culture Symposium: $5,000 for phase II of the Yellow Springs Experience National Bronze Sculpture Symposium 2012 (Click here to see more)
  • Antioch College: $200,000 for Performing Arts Center renovations
  • Little Art Theatre Association: $30,000 for equipment needed for digital upgrade and general renovation
  • Yellow Springs Senior Citizen Center: $6,000 for new vehicle purchase
  • YS Kids Playhouse: $8,000 for Summer Theater Arts Program
  • WYSO: $7,180 for equipment for a cross-media collaboration project, Reinvention Stories
  • Yellow Springs Arts Council: $11,250 for programming support
  • Art & Soul, Yellow Springs Arts Fair: $3,500 start-up grant
  • The Riding Centre: $1,500 for automatic horse waterer
  • Antioch College: $5,000 for Ohayo: Ohio Cultural Exchange Project
  • Borenya W. African Drum & Dance: $7,000 for Cultural Diversity
  • Boy Scouts of America Tecumseh Council: $1,500 for Camp Birch Pool Repair
  • Chamber Music in Yellow Springs: $4,000 for Website Re-design
  • Community Solutions: $1,600 for Local Foods Group Potluck Series
  • Feminist Health Fund: $5,000 Matching Grant for Capacity Building
  • First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs: $1,900 for Commity Music Equipment
  • NAMI Clark, Greene & Madison Counties: $2,000 for Mental Health First Aid Training for Teachers
  • Village of Yellow Springs: $7,500 for Fiber Optic Internet Feasibility Study
  • World House Choir: $1,000 for Website Development and Performances
  • World House Choir: $10,000 to support 2016 Performance Season
  • YS Home, Inc.: $9,425 for Stewardship Services Expansion
  • YS Senior Center: $14,150 for Exterior Building Repairs
  • YS Senior Center: $7,650 for Air Conditioner Replacement
  • Yellow Springs Giving Tuesday (YSKP as fiscal sponsor): $10,000 Matching Grant for Funds Raised
  • Yellow Springs High School Girls Soccer Team: $150 for purchase of banners promoting girls soccer
  • Yellow Springs High School: $30o for purchase of sweatpants and shirts for special education students to sell as a fundraiser
  • Yellow Springs High School: $300 for purchase of 30 books for “The Big Read: AN Ethics of Excellence Project”
  • Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School: $1,000 to fund Positive Choices, an outreach and intervention program
  • Mills Lawn School: $3,000 to help fund West African Drum Line project to teach West African drumming after school to grades 2 – 6.
  • Yellow Springs Schools: $300 for senior citizens day
  • Mills Lawn School: $8,288 for Improving Working Memory and Processing Speed for struggling students
  • Mills Lawn School: $3,750 for the All-School Musical
  • Mills Lawn School: $679 for Science Olympiad Team
  • Mills Lawn School: $1,000 for  STARBASE Education
  • Mills Lawn School: $500 to to purchase I-Pad computer tablet
Saul Young Grants (unsolicited grants of $300 each made at the suggestion of a trustee):
  • Antioch University Midwest
  • Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. IHO Jim Hardman
  • Lions Club
  • YSPD Coat Fund
  • YSAC Community Music IHO James Johnston
  • YSHS Senior Citizens Day
  • Chamber Music Yellow Springs
The Charlotte Drake Youth Philanthropy Council recommended one grants, which were ratified by the board:
  • K-12 – $300 for art show
  • YSHS – $300 for Chem Buddies Senior Project
  • YSHS – $300 for Musical Performance Senior Project
  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse: $379 for purchase of an iPad
  • Tecumseh Land Trust: $379 for purchase of an iPad
  • Home, inc.: $379 for purchase of an iPad