UACF General Unrestricted Fund
Donations to this fund will be used for future grants that impact the quality of life for our residents. A sample of grants awarded from this fund includes the Commission on Aging/Alzheimer’s Association grant for a newly designed balance class for older residents with dementia and their caregivers, Leadership UA 2017 and 2016 class projects, Stay UA funding, UA Historical Society, “Bright Spots” beautification, Safety Town buildings and curriculum support, and many more!
Good Neighbor Fund
You may be surprised to know that there are many hardworking families in Upper Arlington who struggle to meet basic needs from time to time due to situations such as illness, loss of employment, or medical bills. This fund enables us to help these families with a one-time grant to help them get on their feet again.
Barney Family Fund
The Barney family created this fund to promote and sustain the quality of life in the city they have lived in for years. This fund has supported the creation of the updated UA History Book in honor of our Centennial. It has also supported the Reading Garden at Northam Park.
Don and Sharon Cook Fund
This fund was created to support efforts in UA that enhance lives. In 2017, it fully funded a public art project “Outside the Box” where local artists’ work was put on power boxes on Tremont, Lane and Northwest Blvd.
UA Field Sports Advisory Fund
This fund donates to the Field Improvement Fund to upgrade and improve Upper Arlington sports fields and facilities.
Fitzpatrick Family Fund
This Fund supports youth sports in Upper Arlington through grantmaking that assists children in need with fees, equipment, and training costs, as well as providing scholarship opportunities and upgrading youth sports facilities. Through this fund, we were able to purchase tackling tubes for UA Youth Football to increase education on player safety and to build player confidence and skill, all while having fun.
George F. Renkert Fund
This fund is designated to support projects that make our community better. To date, this fund has supported the Renkert Garden at Thompson Park, purchased a drunk driving simulator for the Police Department, helped fund the new DARE truck and support the UACA Fourth of July activities.
Krauss Family Fund
This Fund is established for the purpose of supporting programs that foster relationships between Upper Arlington youth and other youth from challenging socio-economic communities. November, 2017, this fund supported Teen Soup, a community project competition for local high school students.
UA Senior Center Association Fund
One of our greatest values is neighbors helping neighbors, which is why this fund works to support programs and activities for senior UA residents at the UA Senior Center. Pickle balls, games and flowers are some of the ways this fund has helped enhance the experiences of UA residents that visit the Senior Center.
Ann Royce Moore Fund
Authors provide both analytical and literary insight on their work, so this fund aims to bring award winning authors right to UA to share their knowledge with the community.
UACF Beautification Fund
Upper Arlington deserves to be a beautiful city that reflects the vibrant community within. This fund supports projects that work to enhance the beauty of this city, from Five Points intersection to hanging baskets on Tremont.
Joseph and Marlene Berwanger Fund
To give back to the community that gave so much to their family, the Berwangers established this fund to keep alive fond memories of our clean and beautiful UA. Over the past several years, their gift has provided over $40,000 in beautification funding to the Arlington Mallway.
UA Arts Fund
Created to enhance the cultural vibrancy of Upper Arlington, this fund supports and promotes all forms of cultural arts in our city. Alfred Tibor generously donated many of his sculptures to UA – and the UA Arts Fund gave a grant to pay for the installation of these beautiful sculptures enjoyed by all of us every day.
Lynn and Bob Ness Fund
Lynn and Bob Ness care deeply about the Upper Arlington community, which is why they started this fund to support projects that better this city.
The FUNd was created to help cover class fees for children in our community who are interested in taking a class through the Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. Since 2016, we have provided family pool passes for families in UA.
UA Fire Division Fund
The core mission of the UAFD is to provide fire, EMS, rescue and hazardous materials emergency response to the Upper Arlington community. UAFD also offers multiple non-emergency programs that support its public safety mission. This fund supports the UAFD Project Alive, Engine 1 Restoration, Public Education, Smoke detector, and STAY UA programs.
UA Police Division Fund
The fund supports equipment and programs that help ensure the safety of our community and officers. This fund has supported Safety Town buildings and curriculum as well as DARE programming.