Foundation Brochure.pdf

Ways to Contribute

To support the Blanchester Schools Foundation by debit/credit card or ACH bank transaction, visit our online donation portal here:

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Donations to the Blanchester Schools Foundation can also be made by cash or by check payable to "Blanchester Schools Foundation." Please designate the purpose of your donation in the memo line of your check. Specific funds are listed below.

Contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible (501(c)(3)) and may be made in several ways.

  • Memorial Gifts - Cash or assets to honor a deceased friend, relative, or educator.

  • Outright Gifts - Cash or long-term appreciated securities.

  • Deferred Gifts - Bequests, gift annuities, life insurance, or remainder trusts.

  • Incremental Gift - Gifts made in planned stages over a specific period of time.

Other Ways to Contribute

Kroger Community Rewards Program. To enroll, go to Log into your Kroger account. Click on "Community Rewards." Use code YQ558 for Blanchester Schools Foundation. For more information how to donate through the Kroger Community Rewards program, click here.

Amazon Smile. If you order items through Amazon, please bookmark the following page: Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Blanchester Schools Foundation.

Our Funds

General Fund

Provides general support to Blanchester Local Schools District and supports the general operations of the Foundation.
Donations to the General Fund and can be used for all purposes.

Restricted Funds

Donations to these funds can only be used for their stated purpose

Blanchester Alumni Fund

Supports the Blanchester High School Alumni Organization

Building and Facilities Fund

Supports maintenance and repair of and improvements to the grounds and facilities at Blanchester Schools

Color Guard Fund

Purchases uniforms, flags, and equipment for the Blanchester High School Color Guard Program

Music Fund

Provides support to general music programs at Blanchester Local Schools.

Pay-to-Participate Fund

Supports student athletes by paying a portion of the pay-to-participate fees for extracurricular activities. Awarded to multiple students for fall, winter, and spring seasons.

Snyder Family Fund

Created in memory of Cooper and Dorothy Snyder. Fund supports needy students in the Blanchester Local School District.

Special Education Fund

Funds support students and programs in the Special Education program at Blanchester Schools

Vallee Band and Music Fund

Created through donations from local philanthropist Shirley Vallee. The fund supports the music and band programs at Blanchester Schools

Vallee Putman Fund

Created through donations from local philanthropist Shirley Vallee, the fund supports the needs of students at Putman Elementary School

Vallee Drama Fund

Created through donations from local philanthropist Shirley Vallee. The fund supports the dramatic arts program at Blanchester Schools

Wildcat Grant Fund

Funded through a combination of private donations and the staff payroll deduction program, this fund supports special classroom programming through annual grants to Blanchester Schools educators.

Scholarship Funds

Donations to these funds are used for scholarships to graduating Blanchester High School seniors.

Blanchester Alumni Fund - Class of 50-Years Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awarded annually in commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Blanchester Graduating Class

Jennifer Aubry Carter Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awarded annually to Blanchester High School student pursuing a career in nursing

Iva Jean (Irvin) and Raymond Norman Carnahan Scholarship

Scholarship created by Iva Jean and Raymond Norman Carnahan to support a Blanchester graduate by funding their tuition expenses at Wilmington College.

Carlton and Carolyn Binkley Educational Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awarded annually in honor of Carlton and Carolyn Binkley to a student pursuing a degree in education.

Goldie Beef & Goldie Family Club Lambs Eduational Scholarship Fund

Annual scholarship awarded to Blanchester High School graduate studying agriculture

Ledford Family Scholarship Fund

Awarded to Blanchester High School graduate planning to pursue degree at 2-year or 4-year college program, trade school, or military service