This needs-based scholarship will be offered each year to a member of the St. X swim and diver program. This scholarship honors Bill’s legacy of giving back to the program and will keep his legacy going forward, making an impact for future St. X swimmers and divers. Just as Bill’s selfless generosity has allowed a ripple to become a sustained wave, so too, this scholarship will grant those in need of assistance the opportunity to experience the benefits of a St. Xavier education year after year. To donate to this fund, click here – and be sure to list Bill Keating, Jr. scholarship in the box.
This scholarship will go to an outstanding junior business student who demonstrates the spirit of Bill by getting involved and reaching out and helping others. As Bill always said, “If you want to learn, go to class. If you want an education, get involved.” It will be our honor to recognize Bill in this way and to create this legacy for our future student leaders. Click here to donate – choose search for category or fund, then choose Business, then choose The Heart of Bill Keating, Jr. Fund.
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI LINDNER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS – WILLIAM J. KEATING, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOR NEW VENTURES FUND
Through the generosity and kindness of Bob and Kim Dobbs and Jackie Neumann, the William J. Keating, Jr. Scholarship for New Student Ventures was officially created.
This scholarship fund was created to foster entrepreneurship among students from all UC colleges and campuses. The fund will support student investors and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and the drive to turn those ideas into reality. The scholarships will provide students needed resources which will empower them to focus on the development of promising technologies and the launch of new ventures. All of us who knew Bill appreciated his passion for our UC students and the entrepreneurial spirit in the City of Cincinnati. We are thrilled that this new fund will combine Bill’s passion with a critical priority for us here at the Lindner College of Business.
Earlier in the year, the Carl H. Lindner College of Business created an additional scholarship that serves as a leadership award to a student who makes a real difference in the community. The newly created William J. Keating, Jr. Scholarship for New Student Ventures Fund is in addition to the leadership award that the college has created.
Through this new scholarship, donors can support UC students who need resources to start their new ventures, continue to build the entrepreneurial spirit in the City of Cincinnati and honor Bill’s tremendous legacy. Click here to donate – choose search for category or fund, then choose Business, then choose William J. Keating, Jr. Scholarship for New Ventures Fund.
Bill Keating Jr. was a proud member of Leadership Cincinnati Class 19. Leadership Cincinnati is a 10 month program that brings a cohort of 55 leaders together to learn about the challenges and assets of Cincinnati, develop life-long professional and personal relationships, and challenges leaders to elevate their leadership. As participants complete the program they are asked the important question: Now What? Now what will you do to truly make a difference?
Class 19 created a scholarship fund in Bill’s honor. The fund is set up to help leaders that may not be able to afford the program. Bill was recently honored with the Nelson Schwab Jr. Distinguished alumni award. A prestigious award given to a Leadership Cincinnati graduates once a year- recognizing two alum that are “leaders amongst leaders.” Bill certainly was a role model of elevating his leadership and answered the question: Now what? This scholarship fund will honor his great leadership. Click here to donate.
A historic aviation museum dedicated to remembering those who fought for our freedom, and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Bill was a board member for several years and was passionate about the museum’s mission. Click here to donate.
The Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (TVCA) is an independent, veteran-led nonprofit organization dedicated to serving veterans and their families within the 16-county, Greater Cincinnati region as they transition from military to civilian life.
TVCA partners with more than 110 local service providers, corporations, academic institutions and government organizations to increase awareness and access to services in the areas of employment, education, health, wellness and family support. Bill was chairman of the TVCA board. Click here to donate.