|Agency Designated Funds||Non-Permanent Funds|
|Partners in Philanthropy||Scholarship & Award Funds|
|Donor Advised Funds||Supporting Organizations|
|Field of Interest Funds||Unrestricted Funds|
|Charitable Trusts and Gift Annuities|
Designated funds restrict the annual earnings to a specific charitable entity, providing a permanent source of funds for that organization.
Altrusa Club of Richmond Fund to Benefit Girls Inc.-2010
To provide support to Girls, Inc. of Wayne County.
H. Charles and Joan Bartel Endowment Fund-2004 – To benefit St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Wayne County Foundation.
S. Edgar Bond Family Fund-2000 - To benefit Earlham College.
Book Bank Fund-2008 - Established to enable qualified college students in Wayne County to purchase text books in anticipation of a distribution of financial aid.
Jim Bower Fund for Stage One Youth Theatre-2006 – Established in Jim’s memory by his family and friends to support the Stage One Youth Theatre.
Bowen Family Fund-1999 - To benefit St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and Wayne County Foundation.
Zelma Bozworth Memorial Fund-1993 - To benefit the Wayne County Historical Museum.
Clay and Opal Brooks Family Fund-1982 - To help pay for improvements in Whitewater Gorge Park.
Lowell and Gladys Brooks Athletic Opportunity Fund-2006 – To give students of Centerville Junior-Senior High Schools the opportunity to participate in the schools' athletic programs when they would not otherwise be able to participate due to financial hardship or the inability to pay for required equipment or fees.
Lowell and Gladys Brooks Christian Education Fund-2006 - To be used to purchase materials for religious education activities and programs at the church.
Ira Carter Neighborhood Development Fund-2000 - To fund special neighborhood projects.
Centerville-Abington Schools Educational Endowment Fund-1989 – To provide teacher mini-grants and student scholarships. The Rose Hamilton Scholarship Fund is a component fund.
Melissa Wilson Coffin and Anna Nicholson Coffin Memorial Fund-1999 - To purchase large print and regular print non-fiction books for Morrison-Reeves Library.
Clifford J. and Martha J. Dickman Family Endowment Fund-2005 - To benefit Seton Catholic Schools.
Pauline Druley Fund to Benefit the Wayne County Red Cross-2010
To provide general operation and program support to the Wayne/Union County Chapter American Red Cross.
Frank and Madeline Hensley Memorial Fund-2001 – To benefit the Lutherania Cemetery.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for the Altrusa Club of Richmond-2009
To provide support to the Altrusa Club of Richmond.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for the Golay Center-2009
To provide support to the Golay Center.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for Historic Landmarks Foundation-2009
To provide support to Historic Landmarks Foundation.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for Seton Elementary School-2009
To provide support to Seton Elementary Schools.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for St. Joseph Catholic Church-2009
To provide support to St. Joseph Catholic Church of Port Arkansas, TX.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for St. Martha Catholic Church-2009
To provide support to St. Martha Catholic Church in Prestonburg, KY.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for Wayne County Foundation-2009
To provide support to the Women's Giving Circle and The Women's Fund of the Wayne County Foundation.
Tom & Mary Heyob Fund for the Wayne County Historical Museum-2009
To provide support to the Wayne County Historical Museum.
Donald L. and Martha L. Hoffman Memorial Fund-1985 – To benefit Richmond Civic Theatre’s Center Stage (Studio 10) program and its library.
G. Howard and Helen L. Holthouse Memorial Fund-2004 – To fund the “Teacher of the Year” award at Seton Catholic High School.
Holthouse-Thomas Memorial Fund-1990 - To benefit St. Andrew Catholic Church.
John Charles and Gertrude Pardieck Hubbard Fund for Continuing Catholic Education-1989 – To support religious educational programs in Richmond's three Catholic parishes.
Mattie G. Jacobs Memorial Fund-2001 – To benefit the Richmond Art Museum.
Charles E. Kienzle-Kiwanis Endowment Fund-1998 – To benefit Riley Hospital, a philanthropic project of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond.
Lilly Scholarship PR Fund-1997 – To fund College for a Day and other education activities of the Foundation.
Henry J & Hedwig Seegers Luerman Family - Circle U Help Center Fund-2011
To provide support to Circle U Help Center.
Father John Luerman - Circle U Help Center Fund - 2011
To provide support to Circle U Help Center.
Henry J. and Hedwig Seegers Luerman - St. Vincent de Paul Endowment Fund-2009
To provide support to St. Andrew Church.
Lamar Lundy Endowment Fund - 2007 – To support the operations and programs of the Townsend Community Center.
Carolyn MacDowell, RN, fund for Adult Day Care-2008 - To be used for general operation and program expenses of the organization.
Ruth and Henry Macy Memorial Museum Fund-1988 – To benefit the Levi Coffin House and the Wayne County Historic Museum.
Mary Helen Miller Operating Endowment Fund-2008 - To provide operating support to the Wayne County Foundation.
Murray Theatre Endowment Fund-2005 – To provide operating and maintenance support of the Murray Theater building or the physical facility of the Richmond Civic Theatre.
Robert L. O’Maley and Gregg Martin O'Maley Memorial Fund-1990
To benefit Leadership Wayne County, now the Institute for Creative Leadership, a program of Wayne County Vision.
Nettle Creek Schools Educational Endowment Fund-1988 - To provide teacher mini-grants.
Bonnie Nicholson Endowment for Education-2008 - To provide support to Northeastern Elementary School science programs.
William R. and Mary E. Niersbach Boys Club Endowment-1999 – To benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County.
William R. and Mary E. Niersbach Endowment Fund-1997 - To benefit the cancer care programs of Reid Hospital.
Northeastern Schools Educational Endowment Fund-1989 – To provide teacher mini-grants.
Powers Fund to Benefit HELP the Animals-2011 - Established with a bequest from Mary Elizabeth Powers, in memory of her sister Phyllis Joan Markey. This fund will provide support to HELP the Animals.
Powers Fund to Benefit Optimist Little League-2011 - Established with a bequest from Mary Elizabeth Powers, this fund will provide support to the Richmond Optimist Little League.
Richmond Community Schools Educational Endowment Fund-1989 – To provide teacher mini-grants.
Will and Emma Rodefeld Family Fund-1981 – To support Springwood Lake Park and the Wayne County Foundation.
Father John Luerman St. Vincent De Paul Endowment Fund - 2007 - To provide material aid to hungry, homeless, and needy people through the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Andrew Catholic Church.
Friends of the William G. Scott House Fund-2003 - To support the preservation of the historic home at 204 North 10th Street in Richmond.
Seton High School Agency Fund-2000 - To provide for operating income for Seton High School.
Siloam Clinic Endowment Fund-2011 -
Third Grade Reading Academy-2008 - To support the Third Grade Reading Academy.
Joan Vigran Memorial Fund-1994 – To benefit Richmond Civic Theatre.
Wayne County Farm Bureau AgrIInstitute Fund - 2011 - To provide support to the AgrIInstitute and its Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program.
Wayne County Historical Museum Egyptian Gallery Endowment Fund - 2007 – To provide for the maintenance and improvement of the Wayne County Historical Museum's Egyptian Gallery and the conservation and study of the Museum's Egyptian collection.
Western Wayne Educational Endowment-1989 – To provide teacher mini-grants.
Rev. John Luerman - Western Wayne Senior Center Inc. Fund-2006 – Established by Father Luerman to support the activities of the Western Wayne Senior Center.
Wickemeyer Family Endowment Fund-2005 – To benefit the Richmond Rose Garden and First English Lutheran Church’s youth group and music activities.
Lura Carnes Wine Endowment Fund-1980 – To provide unrestricted gifts through the Foundation and to benefit the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
Anne Withers Memorial Fund-1998 - To benefit the YWCA.
Youth as Resources Endowment Fund-2001 - To support the youth-led and youth-initiated community service projects of the organization.
Zion’s Lutheran Church of East Germantown Indiana Fund-2000 – To benefit Zion Lutheran Church as designated by the Church Council.
These organizations have chosen to use the Foundation to manage permanent endowment funds which provide income for the charitable purposes of the organization.
Achieva Resources Endowment Fund-1987
Beth Boruk Temple Endowment Fund-2001
Birth-to-Five, Inc. Endowment Fund-2006
Centerville Library Endowment Fund-2011
Community Christian School Endowment Fund-1998
Jim Cope Endowment Fund-2004
Camilla B. Dunn Endowment Fund to Benefit Dunn Center-2008
Friends of Richmond Parks Fund-2008
Earlham Cemetery Heritage Fund-1998
The Becky Rosa Endowment for Girls Inc.-2008
Hayes Regional Arboretum Educational Endowment Fund-1997
Hope House Addiction Recovery Center Fund-2005
Independent Center Endowment Fund-2008
Morrisson-Reeves Endowment Fund-2008
Nettle Creek Valley Museum Endowment Fund-1997
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund-1993
Richmond Civic Theatre Fund-2011
Richmond Friends School Endowment Fund-2009
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund-2000
RSVP Endowment Fund-1987
United Way of Whitewater Valley Endowment Fund-2000
Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center Endowment Fund-2011
Western Wayne Dollars for Scholars-2012
YWCA Endowment Fund-2007
The donor may recommend (with a Donor Suggestion Form) possible grant recipients to the Foundation each year. Donor advised funds may be started by an individual, a corporation or a specific community.
Doug and Ellen Bennett Donor Advised Fund-2001
Howard C. and Suzanne M. Deitsch Family Fund-2011
Clarence and Julia Downs Family Fund-2000
Doxpop Charitable Giving Fund-2012
First Bank Community Fund-1991
Fountain City Lions Helping Hand Fund-1989
Fund for Tomorrow Donor Advised Fund - 2007
General Donor Advised Fund-1999
Connie and Roger Green Donor Advised Fund-2011
Guthrie Family Door Advised Fund-2007
David and Becky Harper Donor Advised Fund-1999
Ron and Rachel Hughes Donor Advised Fund-2011
Faye Stewart Jose Family Fund-1986
Kiwanis Club of Richmond, Inc. Fund-1993
Harry Ray Post 65 American Legion Fund-1998
Maymac Donor Advised Fund-2008
Nettle Creek Arts Fund-2006
Kelli and Rob Quigg Donor Advised Fund-2005
Robert L. and Toni L. Reinke Fund-2007
Rosar Donor Advised Fund-2007
Rotary Club of Richmond, Inc. Endowment Fund-1998
Stoller Advised Fund-1998
Summersault Website Development Donor Advised Endowment Fund-2006
Harry and Marilyn Voyles Donor Advised Fund-1999
Wayne Bank and Trust Co. Community Fund-1997
Women's Giving Circle Endowed Fund-2011
Women's Giving Circle Fund-2008
The donor specifies a field of interest, but leaves selection of the exact recipients to the discretion of the Board of Directors.
Established with unexpended unrestricted funds. The purpose of the fund is to be used to promote all aspects of Wayne County's agricultural heritage and future. The scope of projects that it may fund include but not limited to: gardening, 4-H and FFA projects, nutrition, farming, livestock, forestry, seed production, research, marketing, soil and water conservation, and renewable energy.
Florence Bultman Endowment Fund-2008
To be used for research for the cure of glaucoma.
The Children's Fund-1993
Income is to be used to provide materials, educational programs and treatment for the prevention of child abuse. Additional gifts are invited.
Early Childhood Literacy Endowment Fund-2006
To support early childhood literacy programs in Wayne County.
Fine Arts Endowment Fund-2003
To provide funding for promtion of the fine arts in Richmond and Wayne County, including performances and exhibitions of the performing and visual arts.
Fred Gabbard Fund-2001
To provide physical, occupational and music therapy for people with special needs.
Goodwell Family Memorial Fund-1988
Established as the Donald Goodwell Memorial Fund and the name was changed in 1996. Income is used to support and promote literacy programs.
Roscoe & Rosa Haindel Fund-1994
Established as a charitable trust in 1948 and later assigned to the Foundation. Income is to benefit youth programs to fight juvenile delinquency in Richmond.
J.B. & Frances Holthouse Family Fund-1984
Income is to support mental health programs.
To support organizations and projects to promote literacy in Wayne County, Indiana.
Charles and Maxine Matthews Arts Fund-2012
To support visual and performing arts programs, including (though not strictly limited to) those of Richmond Civic Theatre, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Art Museum, and the Wayne County Historical Museum.
Charles and Maxine Matthews Education Fund-2012
To support educational programs, including (though not strictly limited to) those of Morrisson-Reeves Library literacy programs, educational projects of the Boys and Girls Clubs, Townsend Community Center, Girls Inc., the YMCA and YWCA, and Achieva Resources.
Charles and Maxine Matthews Environmental and Animal Welfare Fund-2012
To support environmental conservation and animal welfare programs, including (though not stricly limited to) those of Hays Arboretum, Cope Environmental Center, the Richmond Department of Parks and Recreation, and organizations that promote animal welfare.
Milton Town Fund-2008
To support various projects and initiatives to benefit the Milton community.
Abram Phillips Trust-1996
Abram Phillips settled in Richmond about 1838. Upon his death in 1884, he established a trust containing the Phillips Opera House and other real estate owned by Mr. Phillips on East Main Street in Richmond. He provided that upon the death of his sister, the trust assets should be used to assist "poor persons over fifty years of age...taking care not to encourage idleness or intemperance". The Trust was transferred to the Foundation in 1996.
Richmond Area Environmental Fund-1998
Established by Richmond attorney Robert Delaney to purchase trees and plants for Richmond's public areas.
William L. & Elivra J. Thomas Memorial Fund-1988
Income is to benefit mental health programs.
Miriam D. and J. Rollf Wadman Memorial Fund #1-1996
To support animal welfare programs and organizations that train anaimals for handicapped persons.
Miriam D. and J. Rollf Wadman Memorial Fund #2-1996
Funded with assets from the estate of Miriam Wadman to support animal welfare and organizations that train animals for handicapped persons.
Gertrude Luckhardt Ward Fund for Neighborhood Revitalization-1991
Established by Matthew Stegall as the Elizabeth Starr Fund and renamed in memory of the preservationist "Lucky" Ward after her untimely death in 1997. Income to benefit county revitalization projects and awards.
Wayne County Farm Bureau Ag Leadership-2012
To provide support for adults in Wayne County who are involved in agriculture-related disciplines to improve their leadership skills or advance agriculture-related professional development.
Doris Evelyn Wyatt Endowment Fund-2011
Established from a bequest, this fund will be used for the homeless of Wayne County, Indiana.
Bob York Memorial Fund-2001
To benefit cancer research and other cancer-related issues.
These funds have been established by donors who have made a gift to the foundation and retain a lifetime income interest. The remainder will be used for charitable purposes.
Frank and Mary Alice Adney Charitable Gift Annuity
Anonymous Gift Annuity
Julia Downs Charitable Gift Annuity
Albert C. Gentry and M. Loraine Gentry Charitable Remainder Unitrust
Roger and Marcia Grimm Charitable Remainder Trust
Jon and Suzette Igelman Charitable Remainder Trust
Joan Martin Charitable Gift Annuity
Charles E. Matthews Charitable Gift Annuity
Charles E. Matthews Charitable Gift Annuity #2
Niersbach Annuity #2
Niersbach Annuity #3
Marvin R. and Rebecca S. Railsback Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
Roy M. Ridge Charitable Gift Annuity
George N. Schmid Charitable Gift Annuity
Mary L. Schmid Charitable Gift Annuity
Connie and Carl Wooldridge Charitable Gift Annuity
These temporary funds have been established to receive contributions on behalf of specific charitable organizations or causes. Often these assist short-term projects or organizations that have not yet received a tax exemption from the IRS.
African American Expense Fund
Richmond Park and Recreation Department Bark Park Agency Fund
Cambridge City 175th Commemorative Book Fund
Eastern Indiana Region National Society of Fund Raising Executives
Friends of McBride Stadium Fund
Gateway Sign Project Fund
GED Scholarship Fund
Lemonade Day Fund
Mothers Bank Fund
Police and Fire Training Facility Fund
Richmond Rose Garden Agency Fund
Starr-Gennett Agency Fund
Sweet Dreams Softball Fund
Wayne County Historical Museum Building Fund
Wayne County Learning Corporation Fund
Whitewater Gorge Park Project Fund
Whitewater Valley Arts Fusion Fund
The donor outlines the criteria for receiving these funds and the Foundation works with the Honors & Awards Committee of the schools involved to assure that the donor's wishes are met.
AAUW-Hoffman Scholarship Fund-1990
To provide both undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students graduating from Richmond High School.
African-American Scholarship & Awards Fund-1994
To provide scholarships to deserving Wayne County minority students.
Jonathan Alan Scholarship Fund-1999
To assist a Richmond High School graduate who plans to enter a medical field and demonstrates financial need.
Anonymous Scholarship Fund-1997
To provide college scholarships of at least $1000 to graduates of Lincoln, Hagerstown, Northeastern or Centerville High Schools.
Altrusa Club of Richmond, Indiana, Scholarship Fund-2012
To benefit graduating females of a Wayne County high school with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 who will attend a Wayne County college and have demonstrated a history of service to school and community.
Earl Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund-1997
To benefit graduates of Wayne County high schools who plan to attend Purdue University.
Myyon Barnes Memorial Scholarship Fund–2012
To provide scholarships to graduating seniors from a Wayne County, Indiana, high school who plan to major in journalism and who have demonstrated an interest in the field through extracurricular activities and/or work experience, and who best express their interest in the field through an essay written in the style of a newspaper article or editorial.
Erika A. and George E. Brattain, Sr. Donor Advised Scholarship Fund-2005
To provide music scholarships to graduating seniors of Lincoln High School to further their education.
Theodore Braxton Creative Arts Fund-2011
To be awarded to a graduating senior from Huntingdon Area High School, Huntingdon Area, PA, with a minimum 2.5/4.0 cumulative GPA who have participated in the performing arts and demonstrated a high degree of creativity, and who are likely to continue to participate in the arts in their college and community. The scholarship will be awarded to the student based on merit, without consideration of financial need. If there is no qualified recipient in a given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.
Angela Brinker Endowment Fund–2007
To provide tuition assistance to students who are enrolled in a Seton Catholic School in Wayne County and who demonstrate financial need.
Clarence Brown Scholarship Fund-1990
To benefit graduating Richmond High School seniors.
Ralph Burkhardt Scholarship Fund-1997
To provide a scholarship to a graduating Richmond High School senior who has been an outstanding orchestra student and intends to study music in collge.
Lucille Campbell Scholarship Fund-2004
To provide a scholarship annually to a graduating senior of a Wayne County high school who demonstrates financial need.
Betty J. Cecere Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund-2006
To benefit an RHS graduating female who demonstrates a financial need and is planning to attend an accredited post-secondary school.
Centerville-Abington Dollars for Scholars-2004
To financially support students who wish to pursue education beyond high school, and to encourage educational achievement.
Jason Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund-1999
To provide an annual scholarship to a graduating male senior of Hagerstown High School.
Melba Dawn Chiarenza Scholarship Fund-1998
To provide $3,500 scholarships to Lincoln High School graduates who plan to major in business, nursing, or drama.
Alex Christ Memeorial Scholarship Fund-1997
To benefit a Richmond High School graduating senior.
Ed Clemmer Memorial Scholarship Fund-1997
Upon reaching a balance of $5,000, scholarships will be granted.
Helen Coble Memorial Fund for Business Education-1995
To offer financial assistance to women studying to open a business and graduating from Richmond High School.
Chris Coffman Memorial Scholarship Fund-1998
This fund provides the “Christopher Coffman Giant of Heart” award to a student who exhibits the personality traits of Chris Coffman.
William J. Cramer Scholarship Fund-1994
To provide renewable scholarships to graduating Richmond High School students.
Justin B. Cross Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund-2005
Established by Ron and Melanie Cross in memory of their son Justin. The net income of this fund is to be used to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior from Richmond High School.
M. Glenn Cross Memorial Scholarship-1991
To provide a scholarship to a Richmond High School student attending a state school.
W. Barry Culy Memorial Scholarship Fund-1998
To provide scholarships to graduates of Hagerstown High School.
W. Barry Culy 4-H Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarships to Wayne County High School graduates who have participated in 4-H.
William and Clare Dexter Scholarship Fund-2000
To assist students at Seton High School who are in financial need.
Charlie Dils Memorial Scholarship-1999
To provide annual scholarships once the fund is endowed.
Jeffrey Duncan Scholarship Fund-1999
To provide renewable scholarship to a Richmond High School graduate preparing to be an engineer.
Easter Seals Scholarship Fund-2012
To provide scholarships for students who are accepted into and attend accredited two- or four-year public or private institutions of higher learning and in particular to students graduating from a Wayne or Union County High School who intend to continue their formal education in order to enter a career field in service to people with disabilities.
Eastern Indiana Human Resource Association Scholarship Fund-2002
To provide an annual scholarship to a resident of Indiana who is enrolled in an Indiana college or university and who is pursuing a career in human resources or a related field.
Hazel Thornburg Emry Scholarship Fund-2002
To be used for scholarships to deserving students involved in theater. Applications may be obtained from Richmond Civic Theatre or Stage One Youth Theatre.
Joseph P. Esposito Scholarship Fund-2000
To assist a graduating senior of Centerville High School who is pursuing further education in the field of engineering.
First Bank Scholarship Fund-2001
To benefit students enrolled in a private high school in Wayne County who demonstrate financial need
Waneta Fulton Memorial Scholarship Fund-1988
Established by the Nettle Creek Educational Endowment Fund.
Louis E. Gibbs Memorial Fund-1995
To provide scholarships for third year students at Indiana University East studying law enforcement.
Frostie Gilley Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund-2005
Established by Northeastern High School to provide a scholarship annually to a graduating senior of Northeastern High School pursuing a degree in nursing.
Tami Goss Memorial Donor Advised Scholarship Fund-2005
With consideration to the wishes of the Goss family, this scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving senior lady, graduating from Centerville High School, who is planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school.
Francis & Earla Gregg Scholarship Fund-1994
To provide scholarships for Richmond High School graduates who plan to study art.
Jo Anne Grigsby Memorial Scholarship Fund-2006
To benefit an Lincoln High School graduating senior pursuing a career in math or science education; second preference to a student pursuing a career in education or Christian service.
Hagerstown Community Scholarship Program–2012
To provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Hagerstown High School with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, who otherwise are receiving less scholarship support than other students in their class.
Ann Harmeier Memorial Scholarship-1994
To provide an annual scholarship to a graduate of Lincoln High School.
Anna Belle Henthorne Memorial Scholarship-1988
To provide a scholarship and two art show awards at Richmond Art Museum.
Robert E. and Margaret M. Herbst Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide a scholarship annually to a graduate of Richmond High School who is pursuing further education and who has demonstrated an interest in voluntary civic service.
Jean Hilkert Memorial Scholarship-2003
To provide scholarships to one male and one female graduating senior of Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Indiana.
Mary E. Hill Memorial Scholarship-1985
To assist students studying the field of health or medicine with priority given to minority students.
Eileen M. Hunt Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship Fund-2009
To provide scholarships for students to attend Indiana University East or Ivy Tech Community College in Richmond, Indiana, for the purpose of majoring in programs relating to nursing or allied health.
Eileen M. Hunt Seton Scholarship Fund-2009
To provide educational scholarships to enable needy students to attend the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School System in Wayne County, Indiana.
Greg and Rod Jarrett Donor Advised Scholarship Fund-2005
Established by Mrs. Jarrett to provide a scholarship annually to a graduating senior of Hagerstown High School seeking a business degree at an accredited post secondary institution.
Mary Hatfield Jenkins Memorial Scholarship-2003
To provide scholarships and educational loans to students in the five county school corporations.
Joshua Johnson Memorial Fund-2003
To provide an annual scholarship to an outstanding graduating senior of Hagerstown High School.
Hubert and Grace Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund-2002
To be awarded to an exemplary Reid Hospital employee who graduated from Union County High School and is pursuing higher education in the field of nursing.
James Joseph Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide a scholarship to a graduating senior of Richmond High School who plans to prepare for a human services profession.
Nancy Keelor Kelly Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund-2005
To provide a scholarship to a student planning to attend a four-year accredited college in the State of Indiana who demonstrates financial need.
Kirk-Little Post 1108, VFW Scholarship #1-1993
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Richmond High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Kirk-Little Post 1108, VFW Scholarship #2-1994
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Centerville High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Kirk-Little Post 1108, VFW Scholarship #3-1994
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Northeastern High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Kirk-Little Post 1108, VFW Scholarship #4-1996
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Hagerstown High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Kirk-Little Post 1108, VFW Scholarship #5-1996
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Lincoln High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Kirk-Little VFW Post #1108 Scholarship #6-2003
To provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating Seton High School seniors recognizing academic excellence with preference given to a lineal descendent of a veteran.
Lacy Memorial Scholarship Fund-1988
Established by the Nettle Creek Educational Endowment Fund.
Johnathan A. Lahmann Memorial Scholarship Fund–2007
To provide a scholarship to a Richmond High School graduating senior who is pursing formal technical training at an accredited institution.
Paul J. & Bernice J. Lamberson Memorial Scholarship-1989
This fund honors former Western Wayne teachers and provides scholarships for graduating Lincoln High School students.
Ellen M. Lane Memorial Scholarship Fund-2001
To be awarded to a Lincoln High School graduate going into the education or health care field.
Rebecca Lanter Memorial Scholarship Fund-2010
To provide a scholarship to a Hagerstown Jr-Sr High School graduating senior with a strong determination to succeed despite adversity; dedicated to educational achievement; and who demonstrate financial need.
Fern A. Lee Memorial Fund-2003
To provide a scholarship to a Lincoln High School graduating senior who enrolls in a post secondary business training school or business college.
Christina Maria Danielle Leitner Memorial Scholarship-1995
To provide scholarships to Richmond High School graduates and Community Christian School students.
Kimberly Long Memorial Scholarship-1981
To be awarded annually to a Richmond High School graduate enrolling in a degree granting institution.
Henry J. and Hedwig Seegers Luerman Endowment Fund-2003
To provide tuition assistance to Seton Elementary students who demonstrate financial need.
Mary E. Maurer, Hilda Dickman Herold, and Martha Jane Dickman Scholarship Endowment Fund-2005
Established by Fr. John H. Luerman in memory of his sisters. Annual scholarships will be provided to one male and one female student graduating from Seton Catholic High School.
Robert A. Luerman and Carol H. Luerman Endowment Fund-2003
To provide tuition assistance to two Seton Elementary students each year who are in financial need.
Megan Lyons Memorial Scholarship Fund-2009
Established by Mike and Denita Lyons in memory of their daughter Megan, to provide a scholarship for a graduating senior from Richmond High School, who intends to pursue a teaching degree in the field of special education. Students should demonstrate an interest in working with special needs children by showing evidence of volunteer work or other substantive interactions with individual or organizations serving this population or a course of study that is indicative of their dedication to service those with special needs.
Kevin Scott MacDowell Memorial Scholarship-1990
To annually provide two scholarships to Richmond High School graduates.
Ruth & Henry Macy Memorial Scholarship-1989
To provide assistance to graduating seniors of Northeastern Wayne High School.
Joseph E. Maddy Scholarship Fund-1998
To assist Interlochen Arts Academy students from Wayne County.
Rob Mahoney Memorial Scholarship Fund-2001
To benefit a Lincoln High School and Hagerstown High School graduate pursuing a degree in construction management, engineering or a specific building trade; second preference to a student studying auto mechanics or agriculture.
Ruby Fender Martin Memorial Scholarship-1990
To be awarded to a Centerville High School graduate of high academic and moral character.
Ruby Fender Martin Nursing Scholarship-1990
To provide assistance to a graduate of Centerville High School who is enrolling in a nursing program.
Frances Mayhew, RN Scholarship Fund-2002
To provide scholarships to nursing students (sophomore or higher level in college) who are seeking a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts or a Masters degree.
Jerry and Randa Mendenhall Scholarship Fund–2007
To provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Richmond High School who enroll in an accredited college or university and who demonstrate financial need.
Niqui McCown Honor and Memorial Scholarship Fund-2010
To provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Richmond High School who intend to pursue careers relating to the law or criminal justice; who exemplify exceptional moral character; and who demonstrate superior academic achievement.
Donald A. McKinney Memorial Scholarship Fund-2005
A portion of the McKinney estate was bequeathed to the Foundation to benefit two Centerville High School graduates annually in need of money for college.
Margaret Roushar Menning Memorial Scholarship-1999
To assist a Richmond High School graduate who plans to continue his or her education at a liberal arts college.
Galen Miller Scholarship Fund-1998
To be awarded to students who have volunteered to assist people with disabilities.
Antonio Mitrione Scholarship Fund-1998
To benefit a Richmond High School graduate.
Marian Niswander Business Scholarship-2002
To benefit students who plan to study business.
Nixon Family Scholarship Fund-2010
To provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Centerville High School who have successfully completed a 2-year course of vocational study at the Whitewater Technical Career Center in Computer Assisted Design, Precision Machining, Welding, Electricity, Construction, or Project Lead the Way programs, and who intend in majoring in engineering, technology or related fields.
Daniel Patrick Oberle Memorial Scholarship Fund-1997
To be awarded to a graduating senior of Centerville High School to pursue further education at an accredited institution leading to a career in an aspect of the construction industry examples of such majors include but are not limited to: engineering, business construction management, and architecture.
Dorotha Kitterman Packard Memorial Educational Fund-2000
To provide scholarships to students in need.
Alicebelle Parry Scholarship Fund-1994
To assist a graduating senior from Winchester High School.
Mary K. Paust Memorial Scholarship-1987
To provide a scholarship to a graduating Richmond High School senior studying business.
Perfect Circle Credit Union Scholarship Endowment Fund-2004
To provide a scholarship annually to a Wayne County high school student entering an accredited post-secondary institution.
Edna Johnston McNary Pickett Memorial Scholarship Fund-1996
To be awarded to a graduating Centerville senior based upon academic excellence and financial need.
Jack Reed Memorial Fund -1999
To provide scholarships to Richmond High School graduates who were outstanding members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County and who plan to attend college.
Reid Hospital & Health Care Services Dependent Scholarship Fund-2008
Applicant must be a dependent child of a current Reid Hospital employee and pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college. Applicant must be full time course of study in health care related field typically found in a hospital including but not limited to nursing, radiology, respiratory, laboratory, pharmacy, rehabilitative services or medical records.
Reid Hospital & Health Care Services Graduate Scholarship Fund-2011
Applicant must be a full-time fifth year or greater graduate student at an accredited university or college. in one of the following majors: nurse practitioner, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physician, or physician assistant. Applicant must also be a resident (for at least a year) of one of the following Indiana counties: Wayne, Fayette, Henry, Randolph, or Union or a resident of one of the following Ohio counties: Darke or Preble.
Richmond College Incentive Plan Fund-1990
To provide scholarships to Richmond High School graduates who intend to further their education at a Wayne County college. The Alex Christ Memorial Fund was transferred to this fund to benefit 2007 graduates.
Richmond High School Class of 1980 Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide annual scholarships once the fund is endowed.
Ruth Hamilton Robbins Memorial Scholarship-1979
To provide scholarships to a Richmond High School student who plans to study business or nursing and is a descendant of US veteran.
Robert E. Rodefeld Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund-2006
To benefit a Richmond High School graduating senior who participated in high school swimming, representing the school and the sport in the pool, classroom and community and one who earned a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
George Romack Memorial Scholarship-1999
This fund was established by friends, colleagues and students of George Romack, a longtime teacher and coach in Centerville.
Rosa Family Scholarship Award-1988
To be used to recognize the academic excellence of one male and one female graduate of Richmond High School.
Rose Hamilton Scholarship Fund-1988
To provide a scholarship to a Centerville High School graduating senior planning to further their education based upn financial need, academics, attendance, citizenship and activites.
Harold W. Ryan Memorial Scholarship Fund-2006
To provide a scholarship to a Wayne County graduating senior intending a course of study that will lead to vocation in public safety, especially in the field of law enforcement, firefighting, or emergency medical training.
Seton High School Scholarship Fund-2000
To assist students at Seton High School who demonstrate financial need.
Shepherd Family Memorial Scholarship Fund–2007
To provide a scholarship to a graduating female student from Richmond High School who played basketball during her senior year and who is pursuing an education after high school.
Stuart C. and Martha I. Shipman Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide scholarships to Lincoln High School graduates who plan to attend college to prepare for a career in education, fine arts, business or a vocational area.
Elizabeth Smelser Scholarship Fund-1994
To provide renewable scholarships to Richmond High School graduates planning to attend Earlham College.
Richard F. Smith Memorial Scholarship-1994
To provide scholarships to Richmond High School graduates studying graphic arts.
Anne Elizabeth Sperling Memorial Scholarship-1984
To assist a Richmond High School graduate who is enrolled in a program of R.N. certification.
Anne E. Sperling, BSN Memorial Scholarship Fund-2002
To be awarded to an exemplary registered nurse employed at Reid Hospital who is seeking a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from Indiana University East.
Anne E. Sperling, MSN Memorial Scholarship Fund-2002
To be awarded to an exemplary registered nurse employed at Reid Hospital who is seeking a Master of Science Nursing degree, and is enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university school of nursing.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Endowment Fund–2007
To provide tuition assistance to students who are enrolled in Seton Catholic Elementary School and who demonstrate financial need.
Luella M. Beatty Stott Memorial Scholarship Fund-1999
To provide scholarships to Centerville High School graduates planning to study nursing.
Elmer E. Toschlog Memorial Award-1986
To be awarded annually to a graduate of Centerville High School who has demonstrated outstanding citizenship and leadership skills.
Dr. Jerry Turner Memorial Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide an annual scholarship to a Richmond High School graduate who plans to prepare for a career in veterinary medicine, science or agriculture, and who demonstrates financial need.
Thad Tutterow Memorial Scholarship Fund-1988
Established by the Nettle Creek Educational Endowment Fund.
Dr. William E. Upchurch Memorial Award-1999
To provide scholarships to graduates of Hagerstown High School who exhibit positive traits including good citizenship, leadership, strong character, service and strong academic performance.
Stephen C. Varnell Memorial Scholarship Fund-2007
To provide scholarships to a graduating senior from Richmond High School who was a member of the Richmond High School band and who intends to major in instrumental music at an accredited college or university.
Glenn Veal Scholarship Trust-2003
To benefit graduates of Nettle Creek School Corporation who study agriculture and home economics.
Wayne County College Fund-1990
This endowment holds the following component funds:
Charles P. & Sylvia D. Bane Memorial Fund
Hub & Zella Etchison Memorial Fund
James & Margaret Gibbons Memorial Fund
Elizabeth Jay Memorial Fund
Lilly Endowment Inc. Matching Fund
Frances Mayhew Memorial Fund
John & Katherine Miller Scholarship Fund
Fred Nottingham Memorial Fund
Moreta Ballinger Rinehart Scholarship Fund
Hazel Hardwick Wickersham Scholarship Fund-2000
To provide scholarships to graduates of Union High School in Randolph County who plan to enter the teaching profession and have financial need.
John F. Wohlhueter Scholarship Award Fund-1987
To provide a plaque recognizing the Richmond High School valedictorian each year.
Frederick and Mary Wood Scholarship Fund-1998
To benefit graduates of Hagerstown and Chrysler High School in New Castle.
Vigran Family Foundation-2001
Stanley L. Vigran created this Foundation with the largest gift from a living individual, to support the causes of education, arts and religion.
Acorn Society Combined Fund-2007
William F. Adler Memorial Fund-2001
William F. Adler Unrestricted Fund-2008
Ahaus Family Fund-2002
Anonymous Family Fund-2002
Ball-Bolle Family Fund-2002
Bank One Endowment Fund-2002
Doug and Ellen Bennett Endowment Fund-2002
Brady Family Fund-2002
John H. and Mary J. Brubaker Memorial Fund-2000
Capital Campaign Fund-2007
Alice J. Crye Operating Endowment-2007
Mary Louise Custer Memorial Fund-1997
Julia Downs Endowment Fund-2003
Hub and Zella Etchison Memorial Fund-1994
Gethers Family Fund-2002
J. Ross and Natalie Harrington Memorial Fund-2000
Mike and Carol Hinshaw Endowment Fund-2002
Maria Ingabrand Memorial Fund-1985
Jeffers Family Fund-2002
Kleinknecht Endowment Fund-2002
Patricia and Marlowe Kluter Memorial Endowment Fund-2010
Nora Lee Latture Memorial Fund-2005
Lilly Endowment Inc. Unrestricted Fund-1994
Paul and Pat Lingle Endowment Fund-2002
Ruth and Henry Macy Memorial Endowment Fund-1988
Mann Family Youth and Education Fund-1985
Joan Martin Endowment Fund-2003
Matching Seed Money Fund-2007
Memorial and Honor Fund-1979
Jon Morgan Endowment Fund-2002
Janette Nottingham Memorial Fund-2002
Ruby Ellen Phillips Memorial Fund-1992
Suzanne G. Quigg Memorial Fund-2003
Ray J. and Mildred Raper Memorial Fund-2002
Reid Social Responsibility Endowment Fund-2002
William H. Reller Memorial Fund-2000
Robert R. Rhoads Community Endowment Fund-2002
Roy M. Ridge Endowment Fund-2002
Charles A. and Billi A. Rodefeld Family Endowment Fund-2005
Jeannette Rodefeld Memorial Fund-1992
Hugh & Sara Ronald Memorial Fund-1983
Bob Rosa Family Fund-2002
Rosar Family Fund-2002
Glen and Jewell Spears Endowment Fund-2005
Harry and Catherine Thomas Memorial Fund-1992
Unrestricted Fund for Wayne County-1979
West End Bank Community Fund-2002
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