Help us celebrate!

The Heart of UA is the Foundation's signature fundraising event to celebrate community, philanthropy, and the Heart of UA.

Funds raised by the Heart of UA event support the unrestricted needs of the Upper Arlington Community Foundation, enabling the organization to make an impact in the community as grant maker, convener, and a home for philanthropy in UA.

About the Award

The Heart of UA award recognizes the cumulative philanthropic and volunteer efforts of an individual, family or family foundation over a period of five (5) or more years of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community. Candidates will specifically demonstrate significant, long-term involvement with one or more Upper Arlington nonprofit organization. Prior winners of this prestigious award include: Tim and Glenda Huffman (2019), Mary Ann Krauss (2020), Sue Ralph (2022), and the Ness Family: Lynn and Bob, Emily and John (2023).

Photos from Past Events

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