Silent Auction Proceeds to Support Grants Program

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation will once again host a Silent Auction as part of the annual Hall of Honor Dinner and Induction Ceremony. The auction will close will on April 18, 2020, at Tecumseh Elementary School. Online bidding will open on April 3rd. Proceeds from the auction will be used to fund classroom grants.

The Foundation is seeking donations of auction items for this event. Gift cards to restaurants, tickets to athletic/cultural events and travel/lodging packages are popular items for the auction. The donation commitment form can be downloaded here. SilentAuctionDonationForm

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation provides grants for classroom and teacher projects. Almost $25,000.00 was awarded for the 2019-2020 school year. Funded projects are geared towards enriching student learning. Some applications represent districtwide initiatives. All the grants for Xenia Community Schools’ students and teachers are beyond what regular school funding can provide.

This year’s group of awards includes funds for purchases of library books at the elementary and middle school and Chemistry Club supplies. High school chemistry students are trained to present and conduct experiments as part of an elementary school chemistry demonstration program. Additional projects include Muse Machine performances at Warner Middle School and equipment for STEM projects. A total of twenty-four projects received funding.

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is an Ohio non-profit 501(C) (3) corporation. Gifts made to the XCSF qualify as tax deductible charitable contributions. The Board of Directors includes both local residents and staff of the Xenia Community Schools District. For information about the XCSF, please visit the website (, check us out on Facebook (Xenia Community Schools Foundation) or call the Chamber of Commerce at 937-372-3591 and leave a message for Barbara Stafford.

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