initial gift of $10,000 from an Upper Arlington family,
along with 35 additional generous gifts, launched
the Education Foundation.
in any amount are welcomed and appreciated. Ways to
give include direct gifts, stocks, planned
giving, and living endowments. Memorials
and gifts of recognition are made to the UAEF by many
parents and alumni.
total donations made in memory of a person exceed
$1,000, that person's name is included in the category
of Permanent Memorials
in our publications. For persons wishing to establish
a new endowment fund
for a specific purpose at the UAEF, a minimum donation
of $10,000 is required. It is the trustees wish to
keep UAEF money in the school district, so any new
fund must benefit current staff and students.
year on the Sunday night of Labor Day weekend, the
UAEF holds its annual fundraiser, The
Golden Bear Bash! to benefit the General
Unrestricted Fund from which grants are made to
student and staff. Additionally, ongoing fund-raising
campaigns solicit alumni, parents of current students,
and the community at large for donations. Informational
presentations about the UAEF are made to parent-teacher
organizations, service clubs, and senior citizens
in our community.
If you wish to have a UAEF member speak to your organization,
please contact our offices at 614-487-5007, ext. 1120.