Education Foundation is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization. Its goal is to raise private funds to support
innovative educational projects that otherwise would not have
the opportunity to be funded through the regular school budget
process. Founded 10 years ago by the efforts of a grassroots committee of
citizens, it was inspired by the success of similar efforts in
neighboring school districts. The Foundation works closely with the School District, and its activities
do not cost
taxpayers any money.
Education Foundation will seek tax-exempt contributions from
community members, corporations, and larger foundations.
Contributions will be used to support educational, cultural and
recreational projects that will benefit students in the Averill
Park school district. Teachers, students, and community members
will be encouraged to help the Foundation identify worthwhile