The Foundation Office
at Fifth Third Bank
annual report 2007
Jacob G� Schmidlapp Trusts ���������������������������������� 2 Helen G�, Henry F� and
Louise Tuechter Dornette Foundation ������������� 5
Charlotte R� Schmidlapp Fund ���������������������������� 3
The Kvetko Family Foundation ���������������������������� 5
Eleanora C�U� Alms Trust �����������������������������������������4
Charles E� Schell Foundation
Butler-Wells Scholarship Fund �����������������������������4
for Education����������������������������������������������������������������� 5
Bertha Langhorst Werner Trust ���������������������������4
The Stillson Foundation �������������������������������������������6
Charles Moerlein Foundation ��������������������������������4
Family, Co-Trustee and Agent Foundations
Clement and Ann Buenger Foundation ����������� 7 William S� Rowe Foundation ��������������������������������10
Dallas W� and Helen B� Bowyer The Ettlinger Memorial Trust Fund �������������������10
Charitable Trust ������������������������������������������������������������ 7
The Alfred J� Rendigs Memorial Trust �������������10
John Hauck Foundation������������������������������������������� 7
Otto Luedeking Trust ����������������������������������������������10
Carl F� Hertenstein Foundation����������������������������� 7
Mary Martha McGee Foundation �����������������������10
Highfield Foundation������������������������������������������������� 8
George A� Schaefer, Jr� and
The Richard D� Hannan Betty Ann Schaefer Foundation ������������������������� 11
Family Foundation������������������������������������������������������ 8
The Louis and Melba Schott Foundation ������� 11
Clarence W� and Martha Ensminger
Lillian I� Sullivan Trust ����������������������������������������������� 11
Educational Foundation������������������������������������������� 8
Margaret E� Sullivan Trust��������������������������������������� 11
Luther Foundation ������������������������������������������������������ 8
Warrington Family Foundation �������������������������� 12
The Wanda Muntwyler
Foundation for Animals �������������������������������������������9 Corale B� Workum Trust ����������������������������������������� 12
Harry J� and Edna D� Husman Foundation �����9 Three Arts Scholarship Fund������������������������������� 12
Elma Margaret Lapp Foundation ������������������������9 Mae Ward Scholarship Trust �������������������������������� 12
Arthur L� and Ermille Ehlers Trust �����������������������9 Edgar K� Springman Scholarship Fund ��������� 12
Ohio Valley Foundation��������������������������������������������9 E� Paul and Garnet Thompson Trust ���������������� 12
The Foundation Office
at Fifth Third Bank
Founders of private charitable foundations realize that what begins
as a small seed can grow into a great bounty. The Foundation Office
at Fifth Third Bank believes that with great care and attention, the
bounty can reap rewards for generations to come.
Cultivating the establishment, administration and and procedures, and offering administrative and
growth of private foundations is precisely the investment services to help trustees and board
mission of the Foundation office at Fifth third members meet their fiduciary responsibilities. It also
Bank. the Foundation office works with individuals works with clients to assist them in complying with tax
and corporations to help them grow healthy, strong and other applicable laws.
foundations that will make a lasting impact in the areas
that their founders and benefactors deem important. Fifth third Bank has the ability to act as sole trustee of
foundations where Fifth third handles all investment
the Foundation office serves as trustee, co-trustee or and administrative duties, including grant analysis
adminsters over 70 private and corporate foundations and gifting. It also can act as co-trustee or as a silent
which grant over $30 million annually to worthy chari- administrative agent handling a foundation’s back-
ties across the united States. the foundations have office operations.
assets from $200,000 to $200 million and support a
variety of causes ranging from educational establish- the Foundation office at Fifth third Bank is a
ments to arts organizations and from basic-needs member of the Council on Foundations, the Council
organizations like shelters and counseling centers to on Michigan Foundations, and the ohio Grantmakers
environmental projects and animal rescue efforts. Forum and abides by the guiding principles of these
the Foundation office offers comprehensive services
that range from helping clients take the first step For more information about starting a family or
toward establishing a family or corporate foundation, corporate foundation, please contact your Fifth third
to developing mission statements, creating policies private Bank representative.
2007 Annual Report 1
JACoB G. SCHMiDLApp TRUSTS
2007 GRAnTS: $4,476,500 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $69,686,879
Disputes. although he received many 1908, the country’s first fund solely
accolades throughout his multi-faceted committed to empowering women. as
career, Jacob G. Schmidlapp is most a loving tribute to his late daughter,
renowned for his work in philanthropy. Charlotte, he was able to afford women
Douglas Kneer once wrote that Jacob G. the opportunity to exist beyond the
Schmidlapp “was an enlightened reformer narrow constraints of the day and ensure
who used his business knowledge in the their own futures.
progressive tradition to improve society.” In 2007, the Jacob G. Schmidlapp
Devastated by the tragic loss of his trusts funded many deserving organi-
wife, emile, and daughter, emma, Mr. zations that have rightfully reaped the
The Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trust made a $15,000 Schmidlapp was moved to improve the benefits of one man’s desire to change
grant in 2007 to the Muntu Dance Theatre in lives of others so that his family did the world.
Chicago, IL. The Muntu Dance Theatre performs not, as he said, “live in vain.” In 1903, he Included among them are:
authentic and progressive interpretations of
created the first trust bearing his name, • $75,000 to Cincinnati Works in Cincinnati,
contemporary and ancient African and African-
American dance, music and folklore. In the which he used to re-invest in the com- oH, for their job placement program;
Bantu language, “muntu” means “the essence of munity that he loved. His entrepreneurial • $30,000 to the United Jewish Council
humanity,” which is precisely what the Theatre genius and steadfast compassion helped of Greater Toledo in toledo, oH, to
performers hope to express in their work. to improve society one life at a time. support the construction of the Vera
as a pioneer of social reform, one of & leo Sekach Community Services
Mr. Schmidlapp’s greatest achievements Building, which will house offices and
For over 100 years, the Jacob G. was the Model Homes project. Created in a child care facility;
Schmidlapp trusts have been carefully 1906, this set of homes became the city’s • $24,000 to the Ronald McDonald
planting seeds of change. By investing first housing project. Startled by unlivable House Charities of the Bluegrass in
nearly $4.5 million in support of education conditions of tenement housing, Jacob lexington, KY, to support their free
and health and human services in 2007, G. Schmidlapp became determined to dental service program;
the trusts have harvested community eradicate societal inequities by providing • $25,000 to the Ann Arbor Arts Center
development and societal transformation. affordable yet beautiful housing to low- in ann arbor, MI, to support the Center’s
Born the son of illiterate German income families. art for Kids Scholarship program which
immigrants in piqua, ohio in 1849, Jacob Schmidlapp believed that provides meaningful employment and
Jacob G. Schmidlapp was a self-taught if people could take pride in their job training to low-income/at-risk teens;
businessman who ran the family grocery surroundings, crime would be decreased. • $5,000 to the First Baptist Learning
store at age 12. By age 27, he founded He was often quoted as saying, “this is Center of Marco Island in Marco Island,
union Savings Bank, which merged into not a class interest but a community Fl, to support the construction of a
Fifth third Bank in 1919. interest.” By 1960, the Model Homes playground for the Center’s afterschool
Considered to be a close friend and project encompassed over 400 housing children; and,
confidant to president taft and andrew units in Cincinnati’s most impoverished • $50,000 to the Clinton Memorial
Carnegie, Jacob G. Schmidlapp served neighborhoods, thus changing the face Hospital Foundation in Wilmington, oH,
as Director of the Carnegie peace Fund of the city. to support Foster J. Boyd, M.D., regional
and treasurer of the american Society a true visionary, Mr. Schmidlapp cre- Cancer Center.
for Judicial Settlement for International ated the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund in
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CHARLoTTe R. SCHMiDLApp FUnD
2007 GRAnTS: $2,230,933 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $31,639,074
was dividing the country. as women were areas of math and science.
fighting to attain the most basic rights, In many ways, Charlotte r. Schmidlapp
Jacob G. Schmidlapp was working to is still alive. Her presence can be felt
ensure their futures. throughout the generations of women
after losing his daughter, Charlotte, who have reached for their dreams
to a tragic automobile accident while as a result of the Fund’s support. She
touring France, Mr. Schmidlapp endowed will continue to live on, as her Fund
the Fund so that he could “enable remains a powerful agent for change and
young women to fulfill the wise, tender, empowerment in the lives of young girls
courageous womanhood of which she and women.
gave such promise.” the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund
The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund made a affectionately referred to as his made over $2.2 million in grants in 2007,
$7,500 grant to Girl Scouts of Glowing Embers “best friend and confidant,” Jacob G. including:
Council in Kalamazoo, MI, in 2007. Here, two Schmidlapp wanted other women to • $150,000 to the Cris Collinsworth
girl scouts are working together to plant a tree at
the new Girl Scout Program and Training Center.
have the same opportunities in life that proScan Foundation in Cincinnati, oH, for
he would have afforded for Charlotte. the pink ribbon empowerment program;
although birthed out of grief, the Fund • $25,000 to Healthnet, inc. in
the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund became a source of great pride for Mr. Indianapolis, In, to support the
enabled young women and girls to Schmidlapp as he watched young women Homeless Initiative program that serves
experience growth in many ways in 2007. achieve self-sufficiency as a result of 1,300 women ages 18-75;
Whether it was educational, financial, or his support. • $24,000 to MacCormac College
personal growth, the Fund continued to What started out as a $250,000 Fund in Chicago, Il, to fund scholarships
bring about new opportunities in all of the had grown to over $31 million in assets awarded to females from female-
lives that it touched. in 2007. the Fund began by awarding only high schools to attend
It was on the first day of 1908 interest-free loans to aid young women MacCormac College;
that Jacob G. Schmidlapp, visionary in pursuit of higher education. In 1919, the • $150,000 to ohio northern University
businessman and president of a Fifth Fund gifted its first award to a not-for- in ada, oH, to support an endowed
third Bank predecessor institution, profit organization, the YWCa. scholarship in Charlotte’s name; and,
created the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund today, the Fund supports organizations • $5,000 to Dress for Success Central
to memorialize his young daughter. that are committed to empowering Florida in Winter park, Fl, to support
the Fund was created to “ennoble, women and improving their lives. the development of a professional
empower and uplift,” young girls and Currently, the Fund concentrates on Women’s Group.
women just as the Suffrage Movement making gifts that support women in the
in MeMoRiAM: JoAn R. HeRSCHeDe
In 2007, the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund lost a great friend and advocate when Joan r. “Joni”
Herschede passed away suddenly at the age of 67.
Joni served as Chair of the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp Fund Distribution Committee. In addition to
attending regular committee meetings, Joni took her leadership out into the community by representing
the Fund at various grant presentations and celebrations, including hooding the Charlotte r. Schmidlapp
Scholarship recipients at the university of Cincinnati’s Medical School graduation.
Heidi Jark, vice president and manager of the Foundation office at Fifth third Bank, said, “Joni had a
great passion for the mission of the Fund and was a tireless supporter of young women. through her work
at the Fund, she ensured that deserving young women received financial support but she’ll be remembered
more for the relationships she fostered with the Fund’s recipients. She will be greatly missed.”
2007 Annual Report 3
eLeAnoRA C.U. ALMS TRUST
2007 GRAnTS: $100,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $3,279,920
Frederick H. alms, the husband of and reflected the beneficence of she and
eleanora C.u. alms, owned and operated her husband during their lifetimes. after
the alms & Doepke Department Store. specific provisions for memorial buildings
through hard work and determination, at the university of Cincinnati, the art
Mr. alms emerged from modest begin- Museum and the purchase of land to be
nings to become a millionaire and added to alms park, the remainder of the
practical philanthropist. alms estate was left in a perpetual trust
Mr. and Mrs. alms were patrons of for charitable and educational purposes.
art and music. Great credit is given to Mrs. alms stated in her will that she
them for Cincinnati, ohio’s prominence had “close to her heart the welfare of
The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra presented the as a musical center. Mr. and Mrs. alms her native city of Cincinnati.” the people
premiere of Oz with Orchestra in 2007, funded in made gifts to all the charities of their of Cincinnati continue to benefit from
part by the Eleanora C.U. Alms Trust.
day, including hospitals, homes for the the trust created by eleanora C.u. alms.
aged, orphanages and youth-serving In 2007, the alms trust supported
organizations. several organizations, including the
the trust, created when Mrs. alms died Cincinnati arts association, Cincinnati
in 1939, was dedicated entirely to charity opera association and the Fine arts Fund.
BUTLeR-WeLLS BeRTHA LAnGHoRST CHARLeS MoeRLein
SCHoLARSHip FUnD WeRneR TRUST FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $63,000 2007 GRAnTS: $37,500 2007 GRAnTS: $140,000
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $819,152 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,177,879 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $2,263,469
Florence adelia Butler Wells directed in the Bertha langhorst Werner trust Charles Moerlein was an engineer
her will the establishment of a scholarship was established to aid “needy and worthy in a Cincinnati, ohio, brewery started by
fund to memorialize her parents, young persons requiring assistance in his grandfather and was a man dedicated
rachel and John Butler, as well as her securing an education in music or art” to helping neighbors in the community.
husband, Charles Wells. the fund awards at the College-Conservatory of Music or His commitment to the community
scholarships to “worthy and deserving the art academy of Cincinnati. annual resulted in the establishment of the
young men and women of good grants are made to these institutions Charles Moerlein Foundation at the time
character, in obtaining either collegiate, which, in turn, select qualified students of his death in 1966.
scientific, technical, musical or vocational to receive scholarships. Since that time, grants have been made
education.” Scholarship recipients must education was important to Bertha for religious, charitable, scientific, literary
be residents of ohio, pennsylvania, langhorst, a school teacher who inherited or educational purposes according to Mr.
Indiana or Illinois, with preference for a small amount of money from her Moerlein’s wishes. In 2007, the Moerlein
residents of piqua, Cincinnati or Miami parents and saved throughout her lifetime. Foundation supported Cancer Family
County, ohio. In 2007, 55 students were Her trust was established at the death of Care, Haven House emergency Shelter,
awarded scholarships. her second husband, al Werner. Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford and
Mother of Mercy High School.
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HeLen G., HenRy F. AnD LoUiSe TUeCHTeR DoRneTTe FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $956,625 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $13,464,664
Helen G. Dornette was a Mariemont many organizations to be beneficiaries
resident with a lifelong history of chari- of her foundation. additionally, she gave
table giving. While she had no children her co-trustees the opportunity to select
of her own, Helen Dornette supported organizations that might fit within her
organizations that benefited children. areas of interest. Fifth third Bank, as
She also was very fond of nature and the trustee, continues to fulfill Ms. Dornette’s
conservation of nature’s beauty. prior to charitable intentions through her founda-
her passing on February 23, 1998, Helen tion. In 2007, grants were distributed
Dornette established the Helen G., Henry to support a number of organizations,
F. and louise tuechter Dornette Founda- including Save the redwoods league,
The Dornette Foundation supported The Nature
tion in honor of her parents. upon her Starfire Council of Greater Cincinnati and
Conservancy in 2007. The Nature Conservancy death, the foundation was funded with Valley View Foundation.
is the leading conservation organization over $13 million. Ms. Dornette designated
working around the world to protect ecologically
important lands and waters for nature and
people. Pictured is Helen Black, a lifetime Trustee
of the Conservancy.
THe kVeTko CHARLeS e. SCHeLL FoUnDATion FoR eDUCATion
FAMiLy FoUnDATion 2007 GRAnTS: $50,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $6,869,097
2007 GRAnTS: $500
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $317,437
Charles e. Schell came to Cincinnati as pursue what Mr. Schell called “a practical
a young man determined to put himself education.” the Charitable Foundations
Kirk and Colleen Kvetko believe
through law school. He became attached oversight Committee selects colleges
giving back to the community that has
to the local community and left much of and universities to be the recipients of
supported them is the best way to show
his estate to benefit the collective good of grants to set up Charles e. Schell Student
their deep appreciation. Having moved to
the Greater Cincinnati area. loan programs. the colleges then lend
naples, Florida, in 1992 when Mrs. Kvetko
In his will, Mr. Schell outlined a trust the money interest-free to students.
relocated to run Fifth third’s Florida
to be used for the “educational benefits the individual recipients are asked to
operations, the Kvetkos found themselves
of citizens of ohio, Kentucky and West repay their interest-free loans to create
immersed not only in the goals of Fifth
Virginia and adjoining states.” Mr. Schell’s a revolving loan fund at the college to
third, but also in the community that
generosity and vision enables students to benefit future students.
welcomed them with open arms. their
foundation benefits programs in the
Southwest Florida region they have come
to love, as well as assists individuals who
are awarded scholarships by the Florida
Bankers educational Foundation to
pursue careers in banking.
2007 Annual Report 5
THe STiLLSon FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $463,667 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $8,462,184
although she and her husband had no therapeutic riding and Horsemanship.
children of their own, Hermine Stillson She established the Hermine Stillson
wished to improve the lives of Greater Foundation and selected Fifth third Bank
Cincinnati youth. Born in Cleveland, ohio, to serve as trustee after her death in 2002.
in 1907, Mrs. Stillson had fond memories of In 2007, the Stillson Foundation made
her days as a bank teller there, which she grants to several organizations, including:
attributed to both her affinity for helping • $10,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy
people and because that was where she Association in Cincinnati, oH, to support
met her husband. a summer camp program for kids;
the Stillsons lived in both Cincinnati • $10,000 to Reading for Life in
and england before settling in the Cincinnati, oH, to support the printing
The Stillson Foundation supported the Cincinnati
Cincinnati community of Madeira. Mrs. of “When Mama reads to Me” children’s
Nature Center (CNC) in 2007 with a $50,000
grant to grow its partner school program. Stillson loved to travel and she bowled books for free distribution;
until she reached 86. one of her favorite • $10,000 to the ohio River Foundation
pastimes, however, was gardening. She in Cincinnati, oH to support the river
saw and felt the need to nurture all explorer program which teaches kids
living things—plants and children—and about conservation; and,
was an active volunteer and supporter • $15,000 to Ballet Tech Cincinnati
for a number of area organizations, to support their leaping for literacy
including Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, program.
Camp Stepping Stones and Cincinnati
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Family, Co-Trustee and Agent Foundations
CLeMenT AnD Ann BUenGeR FoUnDATion DALLAS W. AnD
2007 GRAnTS: $760,225 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $19,519,216 HeLen B. BoWyeR
the Clement and ann Buenger 2007 GRAnTS: $30,940
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $735,745
Foundation was established in 1989 with
the belief that their assistance should
help people help themselves. Mr. Buenger, Dallas and Helen Bowyer lived in Mason,
president & Ceo of Fifth third Bank from ohio, on land that was dedicated to Mrs.
1979 to 1989 and chairman from 1989 Bowyer’s family just after the Civil War. Mr.
to 1993, served as a volunteer leader of Bowyer arranged for a charitable trust to
various civic and charitable organizations. benefit the endowment fund of the Center
This collage by Bob Kelly, KPG Creative, Foundation directors, ann M. Buenger, for research of endangered Wildlife of
represents the essence of The Harmony Project, Michael K. Keating, William J. Keating, the Cincinnati Zoo, Shriners Burn Hospital
which was supported by the Buenger Foundation
and Charles S. Mechum, Jr., will continue for Crippled Children in lexington,
in 2007. The project is a celebration of pioneer Kentucky, and the ohio Masonic Home in
women who opened the “sports” door to today’s making grants to deserving charitable
organizations in Greater Cincinnati that Springfield. as trustee, Fifth third Bank
young women by having the courage to play
at Xavier University and the University of further these purposes. selects charitable organizations in the
Cincinnati before they received any recognition Greater Cincinnati area to be recipients of
from the NCAA. The collage depicts the pioneer one-fifth of the income.
athletes, today’s young athletes, and the event
that brought them together–the Xavier University
vs. University of Cincinnati Skyline Chili
Women’s Crosstown Shootout in December.
JoHn HAUCk FoUnDATion CARL F. HeRTenSTein
2007 GRAnTS: $429,500 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $14,849,873 FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $588,620
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $12,499,375
Frederick a. Hauck created a
foundation in 1989 to ensure that his
at the death of Carl Hertenstein and
charitable interests would continue
his wife, Genevieve, the trust estate
long after his death. Mr. Hauck was well
established the Carl F. Hertenstein
known for his contributions to historic
Foundation. Cornell university, the
preservation, civic organizations and
united Way and Community Chest
education. Income from the foundation
of Greater Cincinnati, the Greater
is distributed to the Cincinnati Historical
Cincinnati Foundation and the university
Society, ohio Historical Society, Historic
of Cincinnati are recipients of annual
Southwest ohio, rollins College, Xavier
income from the foundation. they, in
The John Hauck Foundation supported the university, the university of Florida and
Save the Animals Foundation in 2007. In this turn, annually distribute the funds as they
other deserving charitable organizations
photo, volunteer Diane poses with Andy, a determine to be in the best interests of
selected at the discretion of the trustees.
rescued Beagle. the groups they serve.
the trustees are Fifth third Bank, John
Hauck, e. allen elliot and narley l. Haley.
2007 Annual Report 7
family, co-trustee and agent foundations
HiGHFieLD FoUnDATion THe RiCHARD D. HAnnAn
2007 GRAnTS: $183,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $4,873,122 FAMiLy FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $79,800
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $840,251
the Highfield Foundation was created
in 1990 by Samuel Benedict. Mr. Benedict
the Hannan family believes education
began a career with procter & Gamble
is the boulevard to a higher quality of life.
in 1924 and he retired as Corporate
richard D. Hannan, Jeanne M. Hannan
Secretary in 1962. He was active in
and Kenneth r. Wurtenberger serve as
community service in Cincinnati, ohio,
trustees of the foundation.
and served as a Hamilton County park
Commissioner for 22 years. He also was
active with Children’s Hospital and the
Clovernook Center for the Blind.
Through the generous support of individuals
and organizations like the Highfield
Mr. Benedict and his wife, Betty, lived CLARenCe W. AnD
Foundation, McLaren Regional Medical Center at Highfield, their home in Cincinnati, MARTHA enSMinGeR
in Flint, MI, broke ground in 2007 for a new which they bequeathed to the Hamilton eDUCATionAL FoUnDATion
Medical Education Building. Once finished, County park District. Grants from the 2007 GRAnTS: $8,100
the $6 million, 40,000-square-foot facility will 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $171,762
foundation are distributed to deserving
provide enhanced learning opportunities for
physicians in McLaren’s Internal Medicine and charitable organizations as recommended
Family Practice Residencies, improve access to by family members. the Clarence W. and Martha ensminger
care for both the uninsured and underinsured Foundation provides funding for loans
patient populations, expand the Medical to worthy students to attend college or
Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program
vocational school. the loans are targeted
and encourage healthy lifestyle activities with
a walking trail.
to help students from rural appalachian
communities in Clermont, Brown and
adams counties in ohio.
2007 GRAnTS: $1,937,500 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $43,248,767
narley l. Haley and Fifth third Bank Ms. luther and her father, Howard
serve as co-trustees of the luther B. luther, developed a relationship with
Foundation, officially known as the ethel Fifth third Bank in 1960 that began with
Wright luther, Howard Bourne luther personal tax preparation services and was
and Frances ramsey luther Charitable expanded to a trustee role. Ms. luther
Foundation, established in 1990. died in March 2000.
Frances r. luther had been accus- In 2007, the luther Foundation
tomed to making generous annual gifts all supported over 45 organizations, including
of her life. She made certain that, upon her Children, Inc., Hoxworth Blood Center,
passing, annual gifts would be commensu- Inner City Youth opportunities, Salvation
The Madcap Puppet Theatre received funding
from the Luther Foundation for its Hats Off Series
rate to her previous level of contributions. army and YWCa of Greater Cincinnati.
at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Pictured is “Once
Upon a Clock,” one of the shows in the series.
Photo by Philip Groshong.
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family, co-trustee and agent foundations
THe WAnDA MUnTWyLeR FoUnDATion FoR AniMALS HARRy J. AnD eDnA D.
2007 GRAnTS: $125,750 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $2,125,653 HUSMAn FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $10,000
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $221,757
as a young girl growing up in Chicago, extend her family’s efforts to strengthen
Illinois, Wanda Muntwyler was surrounded the human-animal bond and to prevent
Mr. and Mrs. Husman specified that,
by pets in a family of animal lovers. after animal cruelty. although Mrs. Muntwyler
for at least 20 years, income from their
reaching adulthood, marrying and moving died in 2000, her work to benefit animals
foundation should benefit students in
to oak park, her interest flourished with continues through her generosity.
need of financial aid at local schools. In
the encouragement of her husband, the foundation’s income is exclusively
2007, St. ursula academy, St. Xavier High
who cared for abandoned animals at his devoted to charitable or educational
School, Summit Country Day and ursuline
Southside business. recognizing this activities that directly affect the care of
academy received scholarship funds.
family tradition in her later years, she animals in the state of Illinois.
established a foundation that would
eLMA MARGAReT LApp FoUnDATion ARTHUR L. AnD eRMiLLe
2007 GRAnTS: $3,000,013 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $67,834,162 eHLeRS TRUST
2007 GRAnTS: $87,858
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,979,258
Fifth third Bank administers the elma she created a perpetual trust that makes
Margaret lapp Foundation, which has annual awards in her name.
the majority of the income from
grown significantly from approximately over time, with effective management,
the arthur l. and ermille ehlers trust
$12 million in 1982. the value of those gifts will increase to
goes to the Greater Cincinnati
Ms. lapp, heiress to a Cincinnati give far more help to the institutions than
Foundation. the remainder is paid to
brewing fortune, lived her latter years Ms. lapp likely ever imagined. the causes
a number of nonprofit organizations,
in new York City at the famed plaza she valued during her life will continue to
including Hyde park Community united
Hotel but never forgot her native city of be supported by her foundation.
Methodist Church, City Gospel Mission
Cincinnati and its institutions. In her will,
and Clovernook Center.
oHio VALLey FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $305,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $8,060,836
When John rowe, John Warrington as the foundation has grown, so has
and William McGrath started the ohio its ability to assist worthy organizations.
Valley Foundation, it was their plan to give In 1946, the first grants from the ohio
assistance to worthy organizations in the Valley Foundation totaled $900 to four
Greater Cincinnati community through organizations.
small grants for capital improvements. Fifth third Bank is privileged to serve
the trustees of the foundation today are as agent for the ohio Valley Foundation.
phillip C. long, Carolyn McCoy, leigh In 2007, funding included grants to
prop, George a. Schaefer, Jr., thomas J. abilities First, Cincinnati Shakespeare
Students at Family Service’s International Family
Schiller, Bob Sullivan, and Dudley F. taft. Festival and Beechwood Home.
Resource Center use the technology lab to reach self-
sufficiency by learning how to speak English and
search for employment. The Ohio Valley Foundation
made a $25,000 grant to the organization in 2007.
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family, co-trustee and agent foundations
WiLLiAM S. RoWe FoUnDATion THe eTTLinGeR
2007 GRAnTS: $60,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,403,165 MeMoRiAL TRUST FUnD
2007 GRAnTS: $196,746
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $6,710,201
William S. rowe, chief executive officer
of Fifth third Bank from 1963 through
the ettlinger Memorial trust Fund
1980, dedicated himself to loyal service
was created at the death of Mr. Isaac
for the Greater Cincinnati community. Mr.
ettlinger in 1953. In his will, Mr. ettlinger
rowe was trustee of many philanthropic
directed that the net income and
organizations, including the Children’s
part of the principal of his estate be
Home of Cincinnati, Children’s Hospital
distributed annually to the united
Medical Center, the Convalescent
Way and Community Chest of Greater
Hospital for Children, and the Cincinnati
Cincinnati. Chest agencies eligible for
Institute of Fine arts. His unswerving
funds are those working “for the relief of
commitment to charitable causes
and providing food, raiment and shelter
continues in his memorial trust. the
Joy Outdoor Education Center received a $20,000 for indigent blind persons, regardless of
grant from the William S. Rowe Foundation
trustees of the foundation are Whitney
their age, race or creed.” assistance is
in 2007. Founded as a summer camp for long, George a. Schaefer, Jr., phillip C.
not limited to material relief but includes
disadvantaged kids in 1938, Joy Outdoor long, and Carolyn McCoy.
Education Center today operates year-round, all forms of service that are designed to
Civic Garden Center, College of Mount
serving children, schools, families, businesses benefit the indigent blind.
St. Joseph, and Creative aging Cincinnati
were among the grant recipients from the
William S. rowe Foundation in 2007.
THe ALFReD J. RenDiGS oTTo LUeDekinG TRUST MARy MARTHA MCGee
MeMoRiAL TRUST 2007 GRAnTS: $404,230 FoUnDATion
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $13,999,024
2007 GRAnTS: $3,625 2007 GRAnTS: $8,043
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $104,319 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $197,027
otto luedeking owned a men’s store
the alfred J. rendigs Memorial trust in Cincinnati, ohio, in the 1920s. the Mary McGee lived a frugal and simple
was established by august rendigs, Jr., in trust was established at the time of his life yet she established a charitable
memory of his son, alfred James rendigs. wife’s death in 1989. Grant recipients foundation. Her foundation supports
annual income benefits united Cerebral in 2007 included emanuel Community organizations that were important to Ms.
palsy for the maintenance and repair of Center, Children’s Home of Cincinnati, McGee in her lifetime, including religious
the alfred J. rendigs Building on Victory and lifesphere. organizations and churches which serve
parkway that houses adult programs. the low-income population in Cincinnati.
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family, co-trustee and agent foundations
GeoRGe A. SCHAeFeR, JR. THe LoUiS AnD MeLBA
AnD BeTTy Ann SCHAeFeR FoUnDATion SCHoTT FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $260,000 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,057,988 2007 GRAnTS: $70,000
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,970,797
Fifth third Bancorp Chairman George
Charles and Melba townsend created
a. Schaefer, Jr. and his wife, Betty,
the louis and Melba Schott Foundation
established their foundation in 1997 to
to honor Melba townsend’s parents.
fund charitable initiatives of interest
Created upon the passing of Mr. and
to the family in Greater Cincinnati. Mr.
Mrs. townsend in 2003, the Foundation
Schaefer became president of Fifth third
exists to provide assistance to youth, with
Bancorp in 1989 and served as president
emphasis on youth in primary school
and Ceo from 1990-2007.
through junior high school age who
as active volunteers who have
are disadvantaged because of medical
long supported numerous charitable
The George A. Schaefer, Jr. and Betty Ann
condition, economic status, or family
organizations, Mr. and Mrs. Schaefer
Schaefer Foundation supported Seton High background. the Foundation funds
created their foundation as a complement
School in 2007. programs that develop self-confidence,
to that work, as well as a way to involve
disciplined living, and an appreciation
their children in philanthropy.
of music. the Foundation also makes
In 2007, the George a. Schaefer, Jr.
grants that are aligned with Mr. and Mrs.
and Betty ann Schaefer Foundation
townsend’s pattern of giving throughout
supported several organizations and
educational establishments, including
the College of Mount St. Joseph, elder
High School, national underground
railroad Freedom Center and the taft
Museum of art.
LiLLiAn i. SULLiVAn TRUST MARGAReT e. SULLiVAn TRUST
2007 GRAnTS: $255,795 2007 GRAnTS: $116,742 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $3,587,077
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $4,279,312
the Margaret e. Sullivan trust benefits
annual income from the lillian I.
Mercy Hospital Mt. airy and Mercy Hos-
Sullivan trust benefits the american Heart
pital Western Hills for general operations;
association, Hamilton County unit of
Miami university for the Sarah Sullivan
the american Cancer Society, Cincinnati
Scholarship; and Wilmington College for
association for the Blind, little Sisters of
the John W. Sullivan Scholarship.
the poor and St. rita’s School for the Deaf.
Students attending Miami University in
Oxford, OH, are beneficiaries of support from
the Margaret E. Sullivan Trust for the Sarah
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family, co-trustee and agent foundations
WARRinGTon FAMiLy FoUnDATion
2007 GRAnTS: $746,428 · 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $10,065,117
elsie Holmes Warrington (1915-2003), lawyer. He also was trustee of the research, and union Bethel.
John W. Warrington’s sister and youngest Cincinnati art Museum, taft Museum, John Wesley Warrington (1846-1921)
daughter of George H. Warrington, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati was a farmer who joined the 110th ohio
formed the Warrington Foundation Symphony orchestra, american School of Infantry and fought in the Civil War
in 1997 to memorialize her family and oriental research, and union Bethel. battles of Winchester, the Wilderness and
continue their philanthropy. She was an George Howard Warrington Cold Harbor. after the war, he became
avid supporter of the Cincinnati Historical (1872-1940) was a scholar, art collector, a distinguished lawyer and advisor to
Society, the Cincinnati art Museum, the and distinguished lawyer. He also was presidents Hayes, Garfield and taft. He
taft Museum, the Cincinnati Zoo and a member of president Wilson’s war also was judge of the uS Court of appeals
Botanical Gardens, and many other administration, trustee and founder of for the Sixth Circuit.
charitable organizations. the university of Cincinnati, and trustee trustees of the Foundation are leslie
John Wesley Warrington (1914-1996) of the Cincinnati art Museum, College- Warrington Bailey Hardy, Samuel Bailey,
was a scholar, art collector, decorated Conservatory of Music, Institute of Jr., John Warrington Bailey, and Daniel
World War II officer and distinquished Fine arts, american School of oriental allen Bailey.
CoRALe B. WoRkUM TRUST THRee ARTS MAe WARD
2007 GRAnTS: $242,096 SCHoLARSHip FUnD SCHoLARSHip TRUST
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $4,389,299
2007 GRAnTS: $33,000 2007 GRAnTS: $22,316
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,028,651 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $627,396
the Corale B. Workum trust supports
scholarships for men and women at the the three arts Scholarship Fund Mae Ward was a school teacher in
university of Cincinnati and interfaith provides for scholarships to female Boyd County, Kentucky, for 43 years.
students of ancient and modern Hebrew students of music, painting, drama and During her career, she observed many
religion at Hebrew union College-Jewish the arts. students who had good grades and were
Institute of religion. active in their school, churches and com-
munity, but could not earn scholarships.
Based on an idea from another
scholarship trust, Mrs. Ward established
eDGAR k. SpRinGMAn e. pAUL AnD GARneT this trust for students graduating from
SCHoLARSHip FUnD THoMpSon TRUST Boyd County, Kentucky, high schools.
2007 GRAnTS: $52,500 2007 GRAnTS: $16,515
2007 MARkeT VALUe: $1,167,748 2007 MARkeT VALUe: $487,766
edgar K. Springman lived on a farm e. paul and Garnet thompson had
near Goshen, ohio. Before his death at no children of their own, but, as teachers,
age 50, he drew up a plan to annually felt a strong commitment to help children
award scholarships to deserving obtain a good Christian education.
graduates of Goshen High School for a they established their trust to provide
college or university education. scholarships to students attending
rose Christian School in ashland,
Kentucky; Kentucky Christian College
in Grayson, Kentucky; and asbury
College in Wilmore, Kentucky.
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The Foundation Office
at Fifth Third Bank