UA+Ed Trustees may use donations to this account for operations, programs, materials and opportunities that enhance the environment and/or educational experiences of the students in the Upper Arlington Schools. Its area of focus is not restricted.
Proceeds from the annual Golden Bear Bash! benefit the General Fund. This casual end of the summer party is the primary fundraiser for the UA+Ed.
The Golden Bear Centennial Club also benefits the General Fund. This program allows community members, alumni and friends of education to make a pledge and pay over 10 years.
Payments may be one-time or as often as monthly via cash, credit card, check or stock. (Learn more)
The 4J Fund
The 4J Fund was established in 2010 and is unrestricted in its use. It funds projects at the discretion of the UAEF trustees.
James V. Allen Memorial Fund
The James V. Allen Memorial Fund provides innovative educational experiences for students.
The purpose of the Fund is to provide support and incentives to the Arlingtonian students to enhance their ability to publish excellent journalistic editions while exploring increased, innovative and sustainable revenue streams.
David Auld Class of 1943 Honorary Fund
This fund was created by the Class of 1943 in honor of class president, David Auld, to be used at the discretion of the UA Alumni Association Board.
James W. Baas Memorial Fund
This memorial fund awards a scholarship to a senior with the same commitment to community service and scholastics exemplified by this 1963 graduate and class president. The student chosen must have a 3.3 GPA or higher and have earned a varsity letter.
Francis Richard Barnes Memorial Fund
This fund was established by the family of this 1980 graduate and awards a scholarship to a senior who is pursuing a career in the "helping professions" such as social work, psychology, counseling or related fields of study.
Barrington Elementary School Fund
This fund was established by a group of Barrington parents in 1997 to be used at the discretion of the Barrinton principal for extra materials and programs.
Janet Borden Memorial Fund
The Janet Borden Memorial Fund was established in memory of this beloved mother and mother-in-law. This fund is unrestricted in use.
Kathryn Borghi Memorial Fund
This fund was established to remember this student with physical disabilities and provides funding for digital learning materials to ensure all students have equal access to information.
Burbank Arts Fund
The Burbank Arts Fund was established by Mark and Brenda Gerhardt in 2001 to promote the visual arts for Burbank students.
Richard Canfield Fund
This fund was established in memory of UAHS teacher, Richard Canfield, and supports the UAHS Debate Team.
The Christie Family Fund
This fund was established in memory of Linda and John Christie.
Class of 1959 Charles G. Will Emerging Writer Awards
This fund honors Mr. Will's memory by presenting awards to underclassmen who have shown tremendous growth in their writing and are evolving as emerging writers.
Class of 1960 Professional Enrichment Fund
This fund was established to provide enrichment experiences for professional employees of the Upper Arlington Schools.
Class of 1962 Legacy Fund
The Class of 1962 Legacy Fund was established to honor the many classmates of 1962 who have made a difference in the world thanks in part to their excellent educational experiences in the UA Schools. This fund was established to support service learning at all grade levels.
Class of 1966 Fund
This fund was established in memory of their classmates. This fund is supporting the newly established Innovation Lab at Upper Arlington High School.
Class of 1972 Legacy Fund
This fund celebrates the 10-year build-up to their 50th reunion. The purpose of the fund has not yet been determined.
Class of 1981 Leadership Fund
The Class of 1981 Leadership Fund supports programs and projects that provide students with leadership skills and experiences valuable for their current and future success.
Comfort Family Fund
The Comfort Family Fund supports student centered opportunities that enhance academics, the arts, music, and science.
Don and Sharon Cook Endowment Fund
The Don and Sharon Cook Endowment Fund supports any area of need as determined by the Superintendent of the Upper Arlington Schools.
Bonnie Darrow Library Fund
This fund was established in honor of this Barrington librarian and supports elementary librarians and classroom teachers.
John and Rose-Marie Dilenschneider Great Books Fund
This fund encourages reading initiatives and offers financial assistance to students for the purchase of required reading books.
The Dugger Family Fund
The Dugger Family Fund was established in 2018 to celebrate Joanie Dugger's commitment and service the the mission of the Upper Arlington Education Foundation.
Ellen Erlanger Service Learning Fund
This fund honors Ellen's outstanding leadership in service-learning and supports projects initiated by Upper Arlington students.
Louesa Callahan Foster Endowment Fund
This fund was established to honor Louesa's many years of dedicated service to the UAEF and is unrestricted in its use.
Jason Gardner Memorial Fund
The Jason Gardner Memorial Fund was established to remember this 1996 graduate and awards an art scholarship in his memory.
Golden Bear Baseball Fund
This fund was established by former UAEF Trustee, Alexander "Sandy" Thomson, to support the UAHS Baseball program.
Kip Greenhill Fund for Students in Financial Need
This fund supports former UAHS Principal Kip Greenhill's passion for helping UAHS students with financial need.
Greensview School Arts Fund
This fund celebrates excellence in visual and performing arts at Greensview Elementary School.
Alene Griffith Vocal Music Fund
This fund was established in memory of this former music teacher and provides support for elementary and middle school vocal music productions and equipment.
Guy-Gustin Art Fund
This fund provides funding for visual and creative arts as directed by the UA Arts Department. This fund honors retired art teacher Betty Gustin.
HER Realtors Scholarship Fund
This fund provides a scholarship to students who have contributed to their school or community through extra-curricular activites and have a minimum GPA of 3.3.
David Hajek Memorial Fund
This memorial fund remembers this 1992 graduate and benefits students in grades 6-12 who need assistance with tuition for performing arts programs. It also recognizes an outstanding member of the marching band with an "Spirit Award."
Pat Hamilton Memorial Fund
The Pat Hamilton Memorial Fund was created to remember this dedicated retired art teacher and provides an art scholarship to a graduating senior who is pursuing an art degree.
Barbara M. Hardy Visual Arts Endowment Fund
This fund was created by a gift from the estate of this former Hastings art teacher to be used for visual art programs at all grade levels.
Trevor Hartley Football Scholarship Fund
This fund remembers this 1993 graduate by providing a football scholarship to a senior who will play football in college but has not received other athletic scholarships.
This fund was created by retired principal and teacher, David and Loretta Heigle, and supports innovative, creative, student-centered, technological or service learning experiences.
Walter B. Heischman Memorial Fund
The Walter B. Heischman Memorial Fund honors the work of this former superintendent and faculty member and may be used at the discretion of the UAEF for district needs.
Tim and Glenda Huffman Fund
The Tim and Glenda Huffman Fund provides UAHS students financial support for both curricular and non-curricular needs and opportunities.
Hysell National Honor Society Fund
This fund provides a scholarship to a member who has given time and effort to the Chapter.
Innovation Grants Fund
This Innovation Arts Fund provides seed money for innovative ideas presented by students, staff, and administrators. It is a place to go for the creative thinkers in our school community.
The Jeff Koontz Athletic Assistance Fund
This fund supports middle school and high school student-athletes based on financial need and will cover athletic related costs such as team fees, sports equipment or other expenses.
Keith Krieger Music Endowment Fund
This fund was established to remember this 1976 graduate and provides a scholarship to a senior who will continue to pursue performing arts in higher education.
John Lohse Memorial Fund
The John Lohse Memorial Fund honors the memory of this 1991 graduate by providing scholarships to an outstanding science student and an inspiring member of the orchestra.
Homer F. Mincy Fund
This fund honors this long-serving Upper Arlington Schools retired superintendent and creator of the UA+Ed by providing funding for staff development.
Dave Mislan Memorial Fund
This fund was created in memory of Dave Mislan. The purpose of the fund is to support special education programs.
Dr. Charles Wade Moulton Memorial Fund
This fund honors this outstanding student and athlete from the Class of 1976 by providing support for the Cum Laude Banquet, which was renamed in his memory.
Ingrid Olfenbuttel Memorial Fund
This fund was established by the Arlington Bank to remember their long-time employee. It provides a scholarship in the area of environmental science.
The Overmyer Family Fund
This fund supports special education and projects that promote the feeling of belonging.
Sue Pfister Memorial Fund
The Sue Pfister Memorial Fund was established in memory of this devoted and compassionate special education Teacher and is designated for the needs of special education students in the elementary schools.
The Pleasant Litchford Fund
The Pleasant Litchford Memorial Fund supports programs, materials, and opportunities that promote diversity, equity, inclusiveness, empathy, compassion, and respectful engagement among Upper Arlington students, staff and families.
Margaret B. and Harry H. Postle Memorial Fund
This fund honors the Postle's dedication and Monnie's service as a UA School Board Member and President. It provides learning opportunities for teachers, administrators and board members in the most forward thinking educational methods and materials.
Vera K. Randall Memorial Fund
This fund was created to remember this outstanding English teacher. It supports reading and writing initiatives at the high school level.
Emily L. Reardon Garden Fund
This memorial fund will be used to create a garden in memory of Emily, UAHS Class of 2019.
Emily L. Reardon Memorial Scholarship
This fund provides a scholarship to a graduating senior who shares Emily's qualities of kindness and compassion to others.
Reddy Family Fund
The Reddy family fund impacts areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, STEM and music related areas.
William F. Schaefer IB Scholarship Fund
This fund honors this retired superintendent and provides a scholarship to the outstanding IB Diploma Candidate of the year.
Jane K. Stone Fund
This fund was established by this 1962 graduate and is unrestricted in its use.
Tarrier Family Fund
The Tarrier Family Fund was established in 2014 and may be used in any curricular area.
The Tesner Family Fund
The Tesner Family Fund was established by this multi-generational UA family, this fund is unrestricted in use.
Andy Tice Memorial Fund
The Andy Tice Memorial Fund remembers this member of the Class of 2011 who passed while in the 8th grade by providing financial support to students at Jones Middle School with extra/co-curricular financial need.
Timmons Family Vocal Music Fund
This fund supports the UAHS Vocal Music Program and costs associated with musical productions.
Tremont Elementary Endowment Fund
This fund established by two former Tremont principals, this fund supports student growth activities and experiences that extend beyond the academic curriculum.
Trotier Family Fund
The Trotier Family Fund recognizes the dedication of retired teacher, Audrey Trotier, by supporting gifted, informal, and science education.
UA K-12 Technology Fund
This fund was established in 2008 to provide funding for technology opportunities in the Upper Arlington Schools.
UAHS Athletics Flow-Through Fund
This fund was created by a generous gift of stock from a community member and supports the UAHS Athletics Department.
UAHS Stadium Renovation Fund
This fund supports projects and needs to maintain the high school stadium.
Upper Arlington Rowing Foundation
This fund assists the UA rowing program in the area of capital purchases such as boats and oars.
Upper Arlington Alumni Association
The UAAA is one of the largest public high school alumni associations in the country. This fund supports the work of the UAAA and their efforts to keep all 30,000+ Golden Bear alums worldwide connected and informed.