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There can be little doubt about a certain amount of philanthropy is simply good business, and that works for the long-term benefit of the community.

I was fortunate to get an education in the very earliest years of Wright State University. Some local leadership was interested enough to help create a new educational institution. Other folks happened to be kind enough to continue to contribute to scholarship within the Greene County Community Foundation, d/b/a Greene Giving. That’s what I think philanthropy is about in Greene County.

Greene Giving serves people in Greene County who care about their communities. Results happen in their communities as Greene Giving serves them.

Working through local charitable entities, the Greene County Community Foundation has been making our region into a better place as a result of Greene Giving. There are a variety of account types to meet personal giving needs.

Unrestricted Account:  The accounts have the flexibility to respond to changing needs in the region. Gifts to an unrestricted Greene Giving Account provide increased grant-making opportunities for Greene Giving.

Field-of-Interest Account:  The Philanthropy Committee recommends to Greene Giving’s Board of Directors, grants in areas of greatest needs aligning with donors’ charitable interests. These can include family and health, public education, recreation and senior centers.

Committee/Donor-Advised Account:  Donors make distribution suggestions for specific, qualified charitable organizations in the region and across the nation.

Agency Endowment:  Greene Giving helps to manage assets for charitable organizations including the Beavercreek Community Theatre, Bellbrook United Methodist Church, Fairborn Parks Foundation, Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County and the  Greene County Council on Aging (Partners in Care).

Memorial /Tribute Account:  Contributions give donors — as well as their families, friends or organizations — a way to preserve the memories of individuals and their legacy. Contributions may also be made to celebrate or honor special occasions, i.e., birthdays, retirements, etc.

Financial Highlights

During 2016, millions of dollars were added to various account types at Greene Giving. Distributions again reached well over a million during the year. The Greene County Community Foundation assets now total over $12 million.

Giving Circle Communities

Beavercreek Forward Foundation

Beavercreek Forward Foundation

Beavercreek 9/11 Memorial

Beavercreek Youth Council

Fairborn Heritage Foundation

Christmas in Action Fairborn

Cute Soccer Tournament

Fairborn Area Historical Society

Fairborn Boys Basketball Account

Fairborn Christmas Project

Fairborn Girls Basketball Account

Fairborn Girls Volleyball Account

Fairborn Giving Circle

Fairborn Gridiron Club

Fairborn Heritage Days Endowment

Fairborn Heritage Days Garden

Fairborn Homeless Liaison Endowment

Fairborn Quilt Show

Fairborn Soccer Camp

Fairborn Softball Account

Fairborn Stadium Account

FISH Fairborn Endowment

Horton Endowment

Greene Giving

Greene Giving Founders Endowment

Greene Giving Endowment

Greene Giving Operational Endowment

Menapace Endowment

Mikesell Endowment

Xenia Eagles Account

Family Accounts

Mikesell Endowment/Arts

Mikesell Endowment/Family

Mikesell Endowment/Hunger

Arts & Culture

Baldwin Memorial

Carnegie Endowment

Dayton Contra Dance Account

North Star Legacy Project

Agriculture & Community

Bellbrook Lions Foundation

Bellbrook/Sugarcreek Celebration

Fairborn Community Rotary Foundation

Fairborn Military Veterans Memorial Project

Xenia Kiwanis/Sellers Memorial

Russ Nature Reserve Account

Silver Friends & Golden Paws

Xenia Firefighter Association Account

Xenia Rotary Foundation

Xenia Township Firefighter Account

F.A.I.R .Foundation

F.A.I.R. Foundation Endowment

Buccaneer Foundation

Xenia Athletic Hall of Fame

Class of 1973 Scholarship

Middleton Scholarship (Hall of Fame)

Thomas Scholarship

X-out Hunger

Xenia Cheer Boosters

Xenia Girls Roundball Club

Xenia Golf Account

Xenia Hardball Club

Xenia Pride Foundation

Xenia Roundball Club

Xenia Schools Endowment

Family & Health Services

Books to the Rescue

Dayton Vineyard Church Endowment

FISH Fairborn Account

Greene CATS Account

Hope for Multiple System Atro

Jamestown Family Cancer Care

Juvenile Court Mentorship

Operation Fairborn Lanes

Trolander Memorial

Xenia Area Assoc. Churches

Recreation & Senior Centers

Atherton Amphitheater Account

Beavercreek Enrichment Assoc.

Beavercreek Parks & Recreation

Beavercreek Senior Citizen Club

Cedarville Community Park Project – Donate Online

Friends of Xenia Station

Friends of Greene County Parks

Greene County Youth Sports Fund

Little Miami River Kleeners

Little Miami Watershed Network

Owen’s Place Account – Donate Online

Senior Citizen Nature Camp

Trout / Golden Age Account

Public Education

American Chucker Endowment

Duteil Memorial

Educational Service Center Endowment

Friends of Cedarville Library

Friends of Fairborn Library

Friends of Winters Library

Friends of Xenia Library

Hooven Santmyer Award

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Education Foundation- Donate Online

Allbery Scholarship

Bellbrook / Sugarcreek Account

Bernard Scholarship

Capital Project Endowment

Ernst Scholarship

Fernandez Scholarship

Grushon Scholarship

Herres Scholarship

Johnson Scholarship

Monnig Awards Account

Nussbaum Scholarship

Sharpe Scholarship

Burris Memorial

Will Memorial

Woody Memorial

Fairborn Athletic Foundation

Fairborn Athletic Program

Whitney Liane Memorial

Fairborn Education Foundation

Aukerman Endowment

Brassfield Scholarship

Bush Scholarship

Dalton Scholarship

DeCarlo Memorial

Fairborn Education Account

Hall of Honor Account

Isaacs Library Fund

Kernich Memorial

LeMaster Memorial

Living Memorial Scholarship

Horton Account

Martin Endowment

Moore ROTC Scholarship

Scarberry AF ROTC Scholarship

Schneider Education Fund

Stettler Scholarship

Teacher Grant Endowment

Visual Arts Fund

College Success Partnership

Cartwright Scholarship

College Success Account

Fleisher Memorial

Forsythe Scholarship

Haas Scholarship

Jackson  Aviation Scholarship

Linton Scholarship

Luttrell Scholarship

Menapace Scholarship

Miss Marilyn Scholarship

Notek Aviation Memorial

Phillips Companies Scholarship

Sharon / Dennis Philips

Small Memorial

Sonnycalb Scholarship

Tobey Scholarship

Universitaria Scholarship

Wallace Memorial

WBZI-Radio Scholarship

Greene County Public Library

Beavercreek Library Account

Imagination Library Endowment

Public  Library Endowment

Greene County Career Center Endowment- Donate Online

  • Career Center Endowment
  • Juanita Marrinan Scholarship
  • Mills Family Scholarship

Beavercreek-Sugarcreek Education Foundation

  • Beavercreek Athletic Foundation
  • Beavercreek Education Account
  • Beediwala Memorial
  • Class of 60 Spirit Scholarship
  • Frank/Grace  Phillips Scholarship
  • Girl Scout Scholarship
  • Hillsamer Scholarship
  • Houlette Scholarship
  • Jetter Memorial
  • Kiwanis/Beavercreek Scholarship
  • Knights of Pythias /Duncan
  • Marshall Memorial
  • Perry Memorial
  • Reilly Memorial
  • Ridenour Memorial
  • Scott Memorial
  • Sparks Memorial
  • Teacher Grants Account
  • Wiseman Memorial

Area charities and churches who use the services of Greene Giving, and those include:

Cartwright Scholarship

Beavercreek Community Theater Endowment

Bellbrook United Methodist Church Endowment

Fairborn Parks Foundation

Fairborn Skyhawk Athletic Club

Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County

Glen Helen Association Endowment

Greene County Historical Society /Railroad Display Committee

Partners in Care (Greene County Council on Aging)