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Jo Ellen Diehl Yeary | Generosity rooted in pride, remembrance, dedication to home

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Pillars of Prosperity Funds


African American Community Fund
Community Foundation for Perry County
Gallia Community Foundation
Guernsey County Foundation
Harrison County Community Foundation
Highland County Community Fund
Hocking County Community Fund
Jackson County Community Foundation
Lawrence County Community Foundation
Meigs County Foundation
Monroe County Community Foundation
Morgan Community Fund
Nelsonville Community Foundation
Noble County Community Foundation
Vinton County Community Fund


Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund
Bill C. Campbell Memorial Endowment Fund
Donna Sue Groves Arts & Culture Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Fredrick M. Ervin III Legacy Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Stephen McKean Legacy Fund
Tom and Joyce Johnson Discretionary Endowment Fund
Van Henry Legacy Fund for Appalachian Ohio


Athens Photo Project Endowment Fund
Byesville Rotary Fund
Clovis and Ada Strausbaugh Fund
Connect Appalachia Broadband Initiative (CABI) Fund
Dave Hudson Memorial Fund for the Children of Belmont County
Friends of Lower Muskingum River Endowment Fund
Gallia County Fair Relocation Fund
Harrison Central Soccer Fund
Harrison County Imagination Library Fund
Holy Trinity School Endowment Fund
John W. Clem House Fund
Karr-Aanestad K9 Foundation Fund
Kevin F. Arnold Memorial Fund
Leadership Guernsey Fund
Logan Kiwanis Club Endowment Fund
Margaret and Frances Channel Fund
Morgan County Historical Society Fund
Nada Kerr Fund to Support Books for Kids in Athens County
Perry County Historical & Cultural Arts Society Fund
Rolling Hills Foundation Scholarship Program Endowment Fund
Rolling Hills Foundation Scholarship Program Fund
Simeon and Alma Mullins Legacy Fund for Rock Hill Local School District
S.P.O.T. & MoCo Kitty Endowment
Scottish Rite Valley of Cambridge Endowment Fund
Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund
Sylvester Memorial Library Fund
Tessa Logan Legacy Fund
The Chaddock Legacy Fund
The Dairy Barn Arts Center Endowment Fund
The Selinde Roosenburg Memorial
Weissinger Endowment for the Seneca County Humane Society
William L. Phillips Fund
William M. and Janet P. Betcher Memorial Endowment for Library Services


Andy Thompson Legacy Fund
Appalachian Women’s Health Fund
Association of Ohio Commodores Foundation Fund
Blaine and Martha Neilley Family Fund
Bope Family Fund
Byesville Rotary Christmas Food Basket Fund
Cara and Dominick Brook Family Fund
Chad Clay Memorial Fund
Chi Alpha Nu Club & Alumnae of Muskingum College
Christine Knisely Fund
Ed and Carla Lowry Family Fund
Families in Need – Opioid Crisis Fund
Foster Fluharty Family Fund
Frank and Esther Ricketts Memorial Fund
Gallipolis/Gallia County Bicentennial Fund
George Coe and Donna B. Dearth Legacy Fund
Giving Well Family Fund
Goshen High School Alumni Association Fund
Grandma’s Gifts Fund
Huffman Family Fund
Jeff and Jane Schumacher Cox Fund
JM Morgan Fund
John and Char Kopchick Legacy Fund
Ken & Joan Danes Farmers Market Fund
Kevin Ritz Family Foundation Fund
Liggett Family Charitable Fund
Logan Rotary Community Fund
Logan-Holl Foundation Fund
Loran and Shirley Stutz Fund
McClelland Fund (read more in Donor Stories)
Nancy Lahmers and Pete Sanderson Family Fund
Old Guernsey County Conservation Association Fund
Reed Family Fund
Ruth Jones Cheerful Giver Fund
Sara Lee Stevens-Youngs Family Memorial Fund
Southeastern Ohio Hunger Fund
Stansbury Family Fund
STEM Education Equity for Rural Betterment Fund
Stemmer Family Foundation Fund
Stockmeister Family Fund
Strickmaker Family Fund
Supporting Families Fund
Supporting Student Success Fund
The Charlie Wilson Family Education Fund
The Mary Ronsheim Ford Fund
The Marshall Family Charitable Fund
The Saint Dymphna Fund
The Scholl Family Foundation Fund
The Susan Fund
The Thelma Grace Smith Family Fund
TJ & Jill Conger Donor-Advised Fund
Tostenson Family Foundation Fund
Virgie Lee McLaughlin Fund
Weber Family Fund
W. Grant Hafley & Patricia J. Hafley Fund
WJT Paying It Forward Fund


Bellisio Foods Foundation Fund
Chevron Community Fund
Gulfport Energy Fund
Monroe County 4-H Endowment
Ohio Valley Bank Foundation Fund
Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund


Adena Health System Fund for Jackson County
AEP Environmental Stewardship Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Antrim Community Cemetery Association Endowment Fund
Baird Brothers Company Foundation Fund for Nelsonville
Baker Education and Economic Development Fund
Barton and Regina Holl Legacy Fund
Black Appalachian Regional Community Fund
Blake Underwood Student Learning Grant Fund
Bob and Ruth Holland Community Fund
Brian J. Blair Appalachian Forest Fund (read more in Donor Stories)
Camp Kiashuta Endowment
Catherine M. Lahmers Arts and Culture Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Children Youth & Families Fund
Citizens National Bank Fund for Morgan County
Coshocton County Connectivity Fund
Dale Hileman Legacy Fund
Dalton Ludwig Memorial Fund for Monroe County
David Hostetler Legacy Fund
Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio
Early Childhood Education Fund for Appalachian Ohio
East Guernsey Fine and Performing Arts Fund
Emergency Needs Fund
Entrepreneurship Development Fund
Eyes Up Appalachia Fund
Fredrick M. Ervin III Legacy Fund for Hocking County
Friendship Cemetery Endowment
Gallia County Arts and Culture Fund
Gallia Downtown Revitalization Project Fund
George Coe and Donna B. Dearth Legacy Scholarship
Guernsey County Drug Coalition Fund – CHOICES
Harrison County Arts & Culture Fund
Hazel Post Fisher Community Fund
Helen Grettler “Got Music” Endowment Fund (read more in Donor Stories)
Hoops for Heart VFD Fund
I’m a Child of Appalachia Contest Fund
iBELIEVE in Student Leadership Endowment Fund
ICAN! Classroom Enrichment Fund
inspiHER Girls Leadership Foundation
James R. Milligan Legacy Fund
Janice E. Norris Memorial Scholarship
John & Linda Brose Fund to Support K-6th Education in Appalachian Ohio
John and Mary Lee Ong Scholarship for Appalachian Ohio Teachers
John Ogden Monroe County Historic Preservation Fund
Ken and Adele Mason Family Fund
Leadership Fund
Longaberger Fund
Lois J. Baker Memorial Fund
Low Gap Cemetery Endowment
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church
Maribeth Wright Community & Economic Development Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Maribeth Wright Fund for Guernsey County
Mary Jean Brestle Loveday Legacy Fund
Max Conner Memorial Fund to Support Nelsonville-York School District
Meigs County Schools Food Pantry Fund
Meigs Performing Arts Center Fund
Merchant National Bank Fund for Hocking County
Mick & Ashley Schumacher Fund for Monroe County
Michele L. Hart Legacy Fund
Moon Family Legacy Fund for Nelsonville
Morgan County – Christmas in the Village Fund
Morgan County Companion Animal Care Endowment Fund
Morgan County Youth Development Fund
Morgan Foundation Christmas Wish for Kids Fund
Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Fund for Environmental Stewardship
Nelsonville Area Chamber of Commerce Fund for Nelsonville
Nicolozakes Trucking & Construction, Inc. Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Noble County Improvement Corporation Fund for Noble County
Oaklawn Cemetery Endowment
Ohio Connectivity Family of Funds
Ora E. Anderson Conservation Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Outreach Emergency Disaster Shelter Fund
Park National Bank Community Fund for Hocking County
Partners For Your Health Fund
Perry County Hunger Fund
Perry County Single Parent Support Fund
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Endowment
Richard and Joanna Duncan Community & Economic Development Fund for Appalachian Ohio
Robbie and Jack Lyttle Fund to Support Classroom Teachers
September 11 Fund
Shadyside Health and Wellness Family of Funds
Somerset Community Fund
Somerset Horticultural Endowment
Supporting Community Philanthropy in Appalachian Ohio Fund
The George and Louisa Rise Servant’s Heart Endowment Fund
The George and Louisa Rise Servant’s Heart Fund
The Greenbrier Cemetery Endowment
The Jenco Foundation Fund
The Yellow Root Fund for Arts, Heritage, and Culture
Upper Rush Creek Revitalization Project Fund
VCNB Family Fund for Jackson County
VCNB Family Fund for Vinton County
Village of East Palestine CIC Fund
Vision: Shadyside Endowment
Walter and Mary Costello Project-Based Learning Fund
Woodsfield Kiwanis Club Pioneer Cemetery


Appalachian Children Coalition Endowment
Appalachian Community Visiting Nurses Association Fund
Appalachian Studies Association
Arthur and Dorothy Kalklosch Family Fund
Athens Conservancy Endowment Fund
Athens Conservancy Fund
Athens Food Rescue Fund
Bishop Educational Gardens Endowment Fund
Bison Hollow Conservation Fund
Cadiz High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Chester-Shade Historical Association Fund
COAD Appalachian Development Fund
Dayton Schultheis Mathematics Award
Debby Angle Memorial Fund
Dr. Robert Richmond Twin City Opera House Endowment Fund
Earthtouch – Lou DeWein Conservation Stewardship Fund
Eastern Local Alumni & Friends Endowment Fund
Faith and Mary Ruth Krinn Memorial Fund
Friends of the Hocking Hills State Park Educational Endowment (John Glenn Astronomy Park Fund)
Friends of the Hocking Hills State Park Fund
Gallipolis Railroad Freight Station Museum Fund 
Guernsey County Senior Citizen Center Fund
Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio Endowment Fund
HARP Mission Endowment Fund
Highland County Conservation Fund
Hocking Area End of Life Care Fund
Hocking Hills Conservation Endowment Fund
iBELIEVE Foundation Fund
Jewett Methodist Church Endowment Fund
Jim Blackburn Memorial Scholarship Endowed
Kiwanis Coats for Kids Fund
Landrum Endowment Fund
Lewisville & Community Volunteer Fire Department Fund
LilyFest Fund
Living Word Outdoor Drama Endowment Fund
Logan High School Work/ Study Endowment
Logan Theater Fund
Loryn Cassady Memorial Fund
Ludowici Community Foundation Fund
Miriam Hawes Legacy Endowment Fund for the Rolling Hills School District
Nelsonville High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Ohio Appalachian Collaborative 2.0 Fund
Ohio Arts and Crafts Foundation Fund
Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Preservation Foundation Fund
Passion Works Endowment Fund
Paul Knoop Conservation Education Fund for the Appalachian Ohio Alliance
Peoples Bank Theatre Endowment Fund
Perry County Sportsman Club Endowment Fund
Phillip Davis Memorial Endowment
Rural Action Fund for a Sustainable Future
Ruth and Edgar “Jake” Huffman Endowment
Scenic Hills Senior Center and Educational & Wellness Center Endowment
Schmidt Family Endowment
Sherman and Regina Prater Fund
Southeast Ohio Regional Medical Center – Guernsey Health Foundation Fund
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Hunnell/ Haren Endowment
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Mick/ Christman/ Cox Endowment
Stafford Cemetery Endowment Fund
Stuart’s Opera House Endowment Fund
Tedd McCormick Memorial Fund
The Bowen House Endowment Fund
The Clay Center of Ohio Endowment Fund
The Frank Judy Family – Logan High School Fund
The Fund for Appalachian Ohio Resilience
The Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund
The Katie McCoy and Mary Jane McKinley Music Scholars Fund of First United Methodist Church of Nelsonville
The Southeast Ohio Health and Wellness Foundation Fund
United Appeal for Athens County
United Seniors of Athens County
United Way of Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble Endowment Fund


Achilles Nicholakis Scholarship Trust Fund Art Clemenson Scholarship
Art Clemenson Scholarship
Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship Fund
Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund
Ben and Alyce Shaver Scholarship Fund
Bob Evans and Wayne F. White Legacy Scholarship Fund
BraylynStrong Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship Fund
Briggs Family Scholarship
Bruce and Dolores Hannah Scholarship Fund
Bruce Orahoske Scholarship Fund
Cambridge High School Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund
Cambridge Singers Scholarship Fund
Catherine Blankenship Scholarship Fund
Cecil J. McFarland Science Scholarship
Charles E. Jefferson Award
Charles R. Nelson Scholarship Fund
Charles W. and Olive L. Hanna Scholarship Fund
Charlene Joseph Scholarship Fund
Charles A. and Joan Corder Memorial Scholarship Fund
Charles E. Chippi Scholarship Fund
Charles, Elizabeth and Robert Woodruff Scholarship Fund
Churchman Trust Scholarship Fund
Commander Lambert Scholarship Fund
Corning Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Crooksville Arts Council and Community Bank Scholarship Fund
Don Coss Memorial Scholarship Fund 
Donald and Bertha Stalter Scholarship
Donald and Catherine Palmer Scholarship Fund
Doug Steele Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Allen Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Karen LaRoe Scholarship
Dr. Michael P. Giannamore Memorial Scholarship Fund
Elizabeth Burgess Briggs Trust Fund
Erven Trust Fund
Forrest Bachtel Scholarship Fund
G.D. Agnew Foundation Scholarship Fund
Gary Lucas Memorial Scholarship
Goshen Public Safety Scholarship
Gregory Cardamone Scholarship
Gregory S. Baker Legacy Scholarship
Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities Scholarship Fund
Guernsey County Education Assistance Grant Fund
Harvey & Edna Ferrier Scholarship Fund
Hoops for the Heart VFP Scholarship
Inspiring and Supporting Philanthropy Award Fund
Isaac and Carey Esper Scholarship Fund
Jack and Clara Reho Scholarship Fund
Jackson High School Class of 1962
James and Martha Thomas Scholarship Fund
Janet Hursey Koehler Wade Scholarship Fund
Janice E. Norris Memorial Scholarship
Jeff Cox and Jane Schumacher Cox Scholarship Fund
Jennifer Garrison Public Service Scholarship Fund
Jenny Cornelius-Woltz Memorial Scholarship Fund
Jesse Olema and Ralph Drake Scholarship Fund
Jim and Vicki Palmer Legacy Scholarship
Jim Raeder Helping Hand Scholarship Fund
Jim Turner Memorial Scholarship
Jimmy Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Joanelle Wargo Long Legacy Scholarship
Joe Mowad Memorial Scholarship Fund
John and Rose Dunlavy Scholarship Fund
John and Elsie Exenkemper Scholarship Fund
John and Lois Baker Scholarship Fund
John G. and Suzanne Scott Weber Scholarship Fund
Joseph and Marie Lichtenstein Scholarship Fund
Kathryn L. Duffey – Baker and Hostetler Scholarship
KeyBank Educational Scholarship Endowment Fund
Lee Beckett Legacy Scholarship Fund
Lester D. and Thelma I. Ellwood Scholarship Fund
Loran and Shirley Stutz Scholarship Fund 
M&M Kiwanis Scholarship Funds
Madison High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
Mandy McGlumphy Social Work Scholarship
Mary E. Knauer Scholarship Fund
Mary Kackley-Brill Scholarship Fund
Mary Moore Scholarship Fund
Maurice & Hazel Ritchie Scholarship Fund
Michael C. Long Legacy Scholarship Fund
Minnie Pfalzgraf Memorial Scholarship Fund
Murray and Lulu Brown Scholarship Fund
Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund
Mytia Barker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ora E. Anderson Scholarship Fund
Outdoor Extravaganza Scholarship
Paul and Charlotte Hope Scholarship Fund
Paul Sayanek Scholarship Fund
Ralph G. Ferguson Scholarship Fund
Ralph and Lenore Martin Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Rita E. Biasi Scholarship Fund
Russel B. Diehl Scholarship
Sarah Elizabeth Hudson Scholarship Fund
Shawnee Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Skills Achieve More Success Scholarship Fund
Susan K. Ipacs Nursing Legacy Scholarship Fund
Susan K. Ipacs PN2RN Nursing Legacy Scholarship Fund
Steubenville High School Class of 1983 Scholarship
The AK Steel Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Carey & Mildred Strausbaugh Scholarship Fund
The Davey L. and Sandra Jackson Turner Scholarship Fund
The Ohio Commodores Scholarship Fund
The Rose Elizabeth Bell MacConkey Scholarship Fund for Women Going into a Career in Business
Weller Scholarship Fund
The Weissinger Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
Vincent and Gene Hope Scholarship Fund
W. Donald and Marian Porter Huffman Family Scholarship Fund
Whitney Proctor Scholarship Fund
Willard and Frances Kay Burns Legacy Scholarship
William and Frances Dunlap Scholarship Fund
Winnie Mae Sharpe Education Scholarship Fund
Zelma Gray Medical School Scholarship Fund


Batavia School Foundation Fund
Cambridge City Schools Alumni and Friends Educational Fund
Citizens for Rolling Hills School Fund
Friends of East Guernsey Education Fund
Goshen Education Foundation Fund 
Goshen Education Foundation Endowment Fund 
Husky Education Fund
New Haven School Fund
River High School Alumni & Friends Fund
River High School Alumni & Friends Endowment Fund
Steubenville City Schools Foundation Investment Fund
Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund
West Union Schools Alumni and Friends Educational Fund
Wheelersburg Schools Alumni & Friends Fund

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