Field of Interest Funds

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS – Created by donors to provide ongoing support to a particular field, broad purpose, geographic area, specific cause or issue.
* Dennis Frey and Melody Bascom Frey Student Travel Grant Fund – International travel grants for individual students or a student group from Newark High School or Watkins Memorial High School
* Sergeant Dennis Frey and K-9 Bernie Frey Police Equipment Grant Fund – Dogs for
K-9 units, specialized training or equipment for any Licking County Law Enforcement Agency
* Marguerite Halpine Heppenstall Fund – Medical care of indigent children, scholarships for worthy students, medical research, and the establishment and maintenance of community recreational facilities
* Thomas M. Kier Memorial Fund – Needs of the visually and hearing impaired, diabetes research, mental and physical health of children with disabilities
* Mary S. LeFevre Fund – Education and/or educational resources for the children of Buckeye Lake
* Tibbie Leslie Fund – Foreign travel grants for teachers in Licking County
* Licking County Trails Fund – Preserve, promote and maintain the recreational trails in Licking County
* Alice McFadden and Jack Barnett Fund – Care and comfort of children with special medical needs
* William E. and Annie S. Miller Memorial Fund – Medical, dental, and mental & behavioral health needs of needy children in Licking County
* William S. and Sue O. Moore Fund – Non-operating and non-recurring beautification projects in parks and public land within the City of Newark
* J.P. Shai, II Fund – Promotion of the arts
* Katharyn Wickham Shannon and Ora C. Shannon Memorial Fund – Horticultural projects to beautify Licking County
* Ernestine and John David Spencer Memorial Fund – Education and care of low-income children
* Daniel and Sharon Stricker Fund – Recreational and educational activities for youth with preference given to economically disadvantaged children
* State Farm Fire Safety Fund – Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for families with financial need
* Daniel and Sharon Stricker Fund - Recreational and educational activities for youth with preference given to economically disadvantaged children
* John Tegtmeyer Memorial Fund – Health and wellness, outdoor leadership and education, and music performance and education
* Alfred Wells Fund – Assistance to Messianic Jews
* Fred B. Wollins Memorial Fund – Improve, promote or beautify downtown Newark