Our Impact

All Grants

$863,246 total
Summary
  • $108,182 grants from General Grants
  • $17,130 grants from YSEE
  • $32,016 in scholarships to 11 students
  • 40 Student Millers employed during 2021
  • 4 Encore Millers employed
  • $87,000 in Miller Hours provided to 18 host nonprofits
  • $20,000 Collaborative Grants

General Grants

21 grants, $108,182 total
Highlights
  • $4,500 James A. McKee Association, Yellow Springs Cost of Living Study
  • $1,500 Lucas Hudson-Groves / DCDC, The 50/50: Music & Fashion Event
  • $3,905 Yellow Springs Senior Center, Fireplace Room / Art Gallery Upgrades
  • $8,400 The Yellow Springs News / The 365 Project, The Yellow Springs People of Color Docu-Series
  • $2,658 Laura Curliss / Yellow Springs Arts Council Community Afro-Caribbean Drumming Class

YS Education Endowment

3 grants, $17,130 total
Highlights
  • $1,400 YS Schools: Geometry, Construction, Transformation & Symmetry
  • $730 YS Schools: Geometry, Con­struction, Transformation & Symmetry
  • $15,000 YS Schools: Track, Fearless Campaign & Outdoor Facilities Capital Campaign

Scholarships

11 students, awarded $32,016
Highlights
  • $7,500 50th Reunion Leadership Scholarship
  • $3,000 James A. McKee Memorial Scholarship
  • $5,016 Kay Corbin Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000 Lauren Heaton Memorial Scholarship
  • $1,000 GEM Award
  • $500 Yellow Springs High School History Scholarship

Giving Tuesday

370 gifts, $25,500 in donations to 36 nonprofits

All donations distribution: 80% for today’s needs, 20% endowed planning for tomorrow

2021 Grants
by Area of Interest

2021 Gifts
by Area of Interest

Since 1974, the core areas we fund have evolved to include programs in the following categories:

Arts
Affordable Housing
Collaborations Among Nonprofit Organizations
Community
Environment
Education
Farmland Preservation
Health & Wellness
Seniors
Social Justice
Food Security

In 2020, COVID-19 presented additional funding needs for community, in such, we added the following support:

Community Support Needs
Nonprofit Needs
Business Support
Low Interest Loan Programs
Rent & Utility Relief Programs
Individual Emergency Grants

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