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The Westerville Fund was created as a permanent commemoration of the American Bicentennial. Since 1977, the Westerville Fund serves as a well-managed resource for community philanthropy. Income earned by the fund supports a variety of grants to nonprofit, charitable groups in our community.

The Westerville Fund was created as a permanent commemoration of the American Bicentennial. Since 1977, the Westerville Fund serves as a well-managed resource for community philanthropy.  Income earned by the fund supports a variety of grants to nonprofit, charitable groups in our community.  The Westerville Fund has provided seed money to establish drug education programs for young people, funding to support the Westerville Community Band for a summer concert series, to Westerville Parks for improvements to many of our Parks, and many enhancements for Westerville Area Resource Ministry to help the most vulnerable in our community.

 

Please email any questions, grant applications or requests for our grant guidelines to westervillefund@columbusfoundation.org.

 

We look to grow this fund to allow for flexible and lasting support to address needs within the boundaries of the City of Westerville, Ohio and the Westerville City School District.  Please join us!

 

 

Organizations Supported

Westerville Area Resource Ministry Logo
Westerville Area Resource Ministry

MISSION:

Provide compassionate, short-term assistance; educational services; and spiritual support in order to encourage individuals to live a God-reliant, self-sufficient life while restoring dignity and hope.

Bridge Corp Logo
Bridge Corp

MISSION:

Support all active and retired First Responders and their families, loved ones, or caregivers who are experiencing, or have experienced, any traumatic or life-altering event. 

Neighborhood Bridges Logo
Neighborhood Bridges

MISSION:

Provide a gateway for kindness.

Otterbein University Logo
Otterbein University

MISSION:

Educate the whole person in the context of humane values and to prepare graduates to think deeply and broadly, to engage locally and globally, and to advance their professions and communities.

Concord Counseling Services Logo
Concord Counseling Services

MISSION:

Provide the best behavioral health services by instilling hope, improving lives, and serving with heart.

Westerville Crew Logo
Westerville Crew

MISSION:

Provide opportunities for the community to participate in the sport of rowing and other related crew functions.

Women's Small Business Accelerator Logo
Women's Small Business Accelerator

MISSION:

Help all women business owners, regardless of net worth or education level, achieve their business ownership dreams through empathy, mentoring, and education.

Westerville Library Foundation Logo
Westerville Library Foundation

MISSION:

Secure the future of the Westerville Public Library.

Westerville Senior Association Incorporated Logo
Westerville Senior Association Incorporated

MISSION:

Provide seniors of the community with an organized program of educational, recreational, and social activities along with services appropriate for their needs.

Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University Logo
Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University

MISSION:

Inspire, educate, and enrich the lives of diverse audiences in central Ohio through exceptional symphonic music.

Westerville Fund Advisory Board

  • Matthew Fisher Chair
  • John M. Bokros Member-At-Large
  • Kathleen J. Cocuzzi City of Westerville
  • Reverend Mark L. Gauen Westerville Area Ministerial Association
  • James G. Flaherty Member-At-Large
  • James L. McCann Westerville City Schools
  • Michael R. McGreevey Otterbein University
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