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Alumni Class Funds

Alumni Giving Back

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Alumni classes are invited to come together to Enhance What Matters Most.

These funds are managed by the Upper Arlington Education Foundation. 

Approved grants benefit the Upper Arlington Schools.

David Auld Class of 1943 Honorary Fund

This fund was created by the Class of 1943 in honor of class president David Auld to be used at the discretion of the UA Alumni Association Board. In 2022, the David Auld Class of 1943 Honorary Fund proudly supported a digital kiosk at Jones Middle School. This kiosk contains Wall of Fame images and class composites from the walls of Jones.


Class of 1958 Fund

The Class of 1958 Fund is to be used as an honorarium to a former UA student to address the current student body and community in a colloquium setting. In 2022, this fund supported a visit from alumni filmmakers who produced the film Linoleum.


Class of 1959  Emerging Writer Award Fund

The class of 1959 honors Mr. Charles G. Will's memory by presenting awards to underclassmen who have shown tremendous growth in their writing and are evolving as emerging writers. In 2022, four students were given awards for their writing achievements.

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Class of 1960 Professional Enrichment Fund

This fund was established to provide enrichment experiences for professional employees of the Upper Arlington Schools. In 2019, this fund helped to support Responsive Classroom training at UAHS. In 2022, this fund helped to support professional development LINK crew for high school staff and students and the Wall of Fame kiosk at Jones.

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Class of 1962 Legacy Fund

The Class of 1962 Legacy Fund supports service learning. Teachers are creating connections for students between curriculum and authentic service opportunities. In 2022, this fund supported a visit from alumni filmmakers who produced the film Linoleum, Veterans Day Challenge coins at Hastings, The Longest Table community event with student leaders, Barrington authentic learning, passions with a purpose and the LINK crew program at UAHS.


Class of 1966 Fund

Members of the Class of 1966 started a fund to celebrate their 50th reunion. The fund is used to support innovative educational programs in UA Schools. In 2019, this fund supported the Research & Design Lab and students. In 2022, this fund provided support for the LINK crew program at UAHS.


Class of 1972 Legacy Fund

The class of 1972 celebrates the ten-year build-up to their 50th reunion with this fund. The purpose of this fund is to support INNOVATION in the schools. In 2022, this fund supported WARL Studio.


Class of 1979 Fund

The class of 1979 started this fund at their 40th reunion. The purpose has not yet been established.

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Class of 1981 Leadership Fund

The new fund will support Upper Arlington Schools programs and projects that provide students with leadership skills and experiences valuable for their current and future success.

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Class of 2007 Endowment Fund

The Class of 2007 celebrated their 15 year reunion by proudly creating the Class of 2007 Endowment Fund in support of mental health and wellness initiatives in Upper Arlington Schools.


If you and your classmates would like to give back by creating a fund that Enhances What Matters Most, please contact Alice Finley, Executive Director

614-487-5007 ext.1120

Learn about all of the UA+Ed Funds.

See Grants in Action

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