Photo of C.B. Kern THE CARL B. KERN FUND
of The Dayton Foundation

established 1987

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last updated May 22 2017

Year Amount Use of Distribution
1989 $ 201 - provided campership for 1 youth to attend Voyager out-trip
1990 $ 400 - provided camperships for 3 youths to attend Boys & Girls Camp
1991 $ 700 - subsidized Leadership-In-Training stipends and program costs
1992 $ 1,600 - provided camperships for 6 youths, ages 10-15 (2-Main, 1-PV, 1-Chal, 2-Ranch)
1993 $ 2,100 - provided camperships for 11 youths, ages 8-12 (10-Main, 1-Ranch)
1994 $ 2,400 - provided camperships for 7 youths
- provided World Camp scholarships for 3 teens
1995 $ 2,600 - provided camperships for 10 youths
1996 $ 3,200 - contributed to the Dayton YMCA Capital Campaign
1997 $ 3,900 - contributed to the Dayton YMCA Capital Campaign
1998 $ 4,154 - $2,900 to the Dayton YMCA Capital Campaign, completing $10,000 pledge
- $1,254 provided support for Kern participants in World Camp '98
1999 [1] $ 4,248 - contributed to the Camp Kern Lodge Renovation Campaign
2000 $ 4,921 - contributed to the Camp Kern Lodge Renovation Campaign
2001 $ 5,519 - completed 3-year pledge to the Camp Kern Lodge Renovation Campaign
2002 $ 5,145 - provided for the repair & replacement of directional signage at camp
2003 $ 5,000 - $4,000 to provide camper scholarships; $1,000 towards new Climbing Tower
2004 $ 4,000 - provided camperships
2005 $ 20,000 - 1st payment on $50,000 pledge for Carl B. Kern Auditorium in Harry Schiewetz Assembly Hall
2006 $ 20,000 - 2nd payment on $50,000 pledge for Carl B. Kern Auditorium in Harry Schiewetz Assembly Hall
2007 $ 10,000 - final payment on $50,000 pledge for Carl B. Kern Auditorium in Harry Schiewetz Assembly Hall
2008 $ 5,000 - 1st payment on 3-year $15,000 pledge for the Centennial Campaign
2009 [2] $ 6,000 - 2nd payment on 3-year $15,000 pledge for the Centennial Campaign
2010 $ 4,407 - final payment on 3-year $15,000 pledge for the Centennial Campaign
2011 $ 4,000 - provided camperships
2012 [3] $ 6,684 - 1st payment on 4-year $25,000 pledge for Charles Snyder Recreation Hall
2013 [4] $ 5,822 - 2nd payment on 4-year $25,000 pledge for Charles Snyder Recreation Hall
2014 [5] $ 6,575 - 3rd payment on 4-year $25,000 pledge for Charles Snyder Recreation Hall
2015 [6] $ 5,921 - final payment on 4-year $25,000 pledge for Charles Snyder Recreation Hall
2016 $ 5,489.49 - $4,000.00 to the 2016 Camp Kern Annual Campaign to fulfill camper scholarship requests
- $1,489.49 to the 2017 Camp Kern Annual Campaign to fulfill camper scholarship requests
2017 $ 6,000.00 tentative distribution amount as of 5/22/2017
TOTAL $ 155,986.49

[1] This amount was around $1,250 less than the anticipated amount of approximately $5,500 which had been discussed and unanimously approved by the Board in the September, 1998 Board Meeting. The change came upon the action of the Advisory Board Chair based on a recommendation by the Dayton YMCA CEO with the intent to strengthen the fund's growth.

[2] $5,000 came from The Carl B. Kern Fund and $1,000 was contributed as a gift from Friends of Kern, Inc. to assist The Carl B. Kern Fund with completing its pledge.

[3] $4,384 came from The Carl B. Kern Fund and $2,300 was contributed as gifts from Kern Fund Advisory Board members to assist with the pledge.

[4] $4,522 came from The Carl B. Kern Fund and $1,300 was contributed as gifts from Kern Fund Advisory Board members to assist with the pledge.

[5] $4,775 came from The Carl B. Kern Fund and $1,800 was contributed as gifts from Kern Fund Advisory Board members to assist with the pledge.

[6] $5,121 came from The Carl B. Kern Fund and $800 was contributed as gifts from Kern Fund Advisory Board members to complete the pledge.