Donors recommend specific charitable grants from their fund, subject to approval by the Foundation.
Juliann Burnell Charitable Fund (Est. 2014)
Even though Juli has been a long time resident of the Dayton area, she continues the legacy established by her parents, Romane and Betty Burnell by establishing a donor advised fund in her hometown. She has many philanthropic interests, particularly those supporting the human-animal bond, including Ellie's Rainy Day Fund which she has founded to provide financial support to help sick pets get the veterinary care they need to stay with their families.
Richard and Sue Campbell Charitable Fund (Est. 2004)
Richard and Sue Campbell established this fund for charitable activities with a special emphasis on the Alliance Family YMCA.
Charles and Carol Grove Charitable Fund (Est. 2004)
Charles and Carol Grove established this Donor Advised Fund in order to give back to the community they love. They and their daughters, Carrie Givens and Beth Mitchell, support a wide variety of charities in the greater Alliance area including the Alliance Family YMCA and the University of Mount Union. It was their hope that they could foster a sense of philanthropy and activism through the Foundation.
Harrell Charitable Fund (Est. 2010)
This fund was established by Christina Tolerton Harrell who grew up in Alliance and is the daughter of Terry and Judy Tolerton. Along with her husband Eric, they support causes in Alliance and in Greenville, South Carolina where they reside.
Keller Family Charitable Fund (Ext. 2011)
Lynn Keller created this fund to continue the legacy she shared with her late husband, Jay, to provide charitable grants to a variety of organizations addressing community needs.
Steve and Kathy Kramer Charitable Fund (Est. 2007)
This fund was established by long-time educators in the city of Alliance, Steve and Kathy Kramer, and will be used for future charitable purposes. Steve is a retired professor of the University of Mount Union and Kathy is retired from Alliance City Schools.
John and Madge Peters Charitable Fund (Est. 2004)
John "Jack" and Madge Peters expressed their continuing commitment to their local community Foundation by establishing this fund. They have been long time supporters of the Alliance Family YMCA, Stuckey Interfaith, and the early learning initiative among many other charitable organizations.
Robertson Family Charitable Fund (Est. 2005)
Virginia Robertson, wife of Alliance businessman John Robertson, who founded Robertson Heating Supply in 1934, established this fund to support projects that benefited children and families through charitable, educational, and recreational initiatives.
Teeple Family Charitable Fund (Est. 2009)
Norma Teeple, wife of Attorney John Teeple, established this charitable fund with their three sons John, Steve, and Tom as fund advisors. They support a variety of philanthropic interests in Alliance and abroad including the arts, public broadcasting, and organizations that help people in need.
Tolerton Charitable Fund (Est. 2010)
Terry and Judy Tolerton and their son Will and his wife Marci, established their Donor Advised Fund as a means to give back to the community where they raised their family and have been successful in their family owned business.
Ruth Walter Charitable Fund (Est. 2000)
In memory of her late husband Wayne, Ruth was one of the first donors to the Foundation and created this fund to support the Alliance Family YMCA and to respond to the community needs that they were passionate about. Ruth was active in many aspects of community life.