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Sam Walter, President

711 E. Liberty Street

Leipsic, OH 45856

Phone: 419-943-2739



Ways to Give


There are several ways an individual or group may choose to contribute to the Leipsic Education Foundation. A tax-deductible contribution can be made in any of the following ways:


Outright Gift Cash or long term appreciated securities.

Memorial Gift Cash or assets in memory of deceased friend, relative, or educator.

Deferred Gift Bequests, gifts annuities, life insurance, charitable remainder trusts, etc.

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


Initial funding for the Leipsic Education Foundation came from a generous donation from the estate of long-term educator

Mrs. Florence Hartley.


Meetings are planned for once each quarter of the year beginning in January. Meetings are held in the school administration conference room on Saturday mornings.





Foundation Board of Trustees:

President: Sam Walther

Vice President: Eric Steingass

Secretary: Kathy Selhorst

Treasurer: Dennis Schroeder

Trustee: Greg Williamson

Trustee: Kevin Lammon

Trustee: John Schortgen



Our Purpose


The purpose of the Leipsic Education Foundation shall be to solicit, accept, manage, and invest monetary and other donations for the benefit of Leipsic Schools and in so doing to support the goals of the Leipsic Schools, including the instruction, extracurricular activities, and such other activities as may be identified by the Leipsic Local School District Board of Education and Leipsic Superintendent of Schools as being in furtherance of the goals of the Leipsic Local School District. In support of the purpose, the Foundation will promote the concept of charitable support of the schools to the public, assist in coordinating fundraising activities with all groups acting on behalf of the Leipsic Local School District, and maintain an accurate database of contributors to the Leipsic Local School District.


Leipsic Education Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, tax exempt organization established in 2011. It operates independent of the Board of Education, and it is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees made up of business, educational leaders, parents, alumni, and community members.