Boardman Schools Fund For Educational Excellence

About Us

Focusing on the 3 A's of Excellence
Academics • Arts • Athletics

Our Students, Our Future!

The Boardman Schools Fund
For Educational Excellence

is a Donor Advised Fund and a component fund of
the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

 
Established:
April 23, 2009

Collaborations: The Boardman Schools Fund works with alumni, the business community, governmental organizations and the larger community to make our schools a true community enterprise. The Boardman Schools Fund also promotes other kinds of community volunteerism and participation in the schools. The Fund's Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders, a school board member, an administrator and a faculty member.

Goals
  • To fund projects which help students develop their talents and interests through the creation of an environment which nurtures high achievement and excellence. Such projects go beyond the scope of those funded by the Boardman Local Schools educational budget.
  • To provide a long term source of funding for both the enrichment of existing programs and new projects to increase the educational opportunities for students in the Boardman School District.
  • To work with alumni, the business community, governmental organizations, and the larger community to make schools a true community enterprise.
  • To promote other kinds of community volunteerism and participation in the schools.
    Contributions To The Fund: Consistent with its mission of devleoping permanent charitable assets for the Boardman Local Schools, the Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence encourages a wide group of donors to contribute. Donations may be made in honor or memory of loved ones and/or through estate planning. Contributions to the Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence at the Community Foundation are income tax deductible, as permissible by law.

    The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is a 501(c)(3) public charitable foundation. For a copy of the Foundation's financial statement visit www.cfmv.org or call 330-743-5555.
      
    A Higher Standard: The National Standards Seal indicates official  confirmation from the Council on Foundations that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. This designation places us in the top philanthropic tier nationally.

    The inaugeral event to announce the first recipients of the Teacher Mini Grants was held on Feb. 22, 2011.
     

    February 22, 2011:Recipients of first Teacher Mini Grants, combined total $2463.
    Front row, l-r:
    Cynthia Fernback, (Boardman High School, English, Project: Audio Book Classroom
    *Janice Harvey, BCMS Gr6, Science, Project: From Rocks and Minerals to Abstract Art
    Beverly Olson, BHS, Mathematics, Project: Wall Mount Screens
    Back row, l-r:
    Catherine Curtis, Robinwood Lane Gr1, Reading, Grant: Big Books Bring Readers Together
    Laurel Ducay, West Boulevard Gr1, Language Arts, Grant: Big Book Literacy Work Station
    *Joseph Ignazio, BCMS Gr6, Science, Grant: From Rocks and Minerals to Abstract Art
    *Sandra Bates, BCMS Gr6, Science, Grant: From Rocks and Minerals to Abstract Art
    *Members of same grant request for BCMS Gr6


    November 9, 2011: 2nd Round of Mini-Grant Award Recipients; Combined Total $2,110:
    front row, l-r: Gina Hammerton, Eileen Haught, Donna Fortunato, Lisa Hughes, Nadia Jacobs, (Stadium Dr., Gr 4, Project Title: Student Response System)
    Back row, l-r: Sandra Bates, Ryan Barrett (Glenwood Middle, Gr 6: Project: Rocking with Minerals & Abstract Art); Dan Kibby (West Blvd., kindergarten; Project iPad for All), Chrys Ritter (Market Street, kindergarten, Project: World Learning through Discovery), Gina Abruzzino (
    Glenwood Middle, Gr 6: Project: Rocking with Minerals & Abstract Art).

    Boardman Schools Fund For Educational Excellence • Office of The Superintendent
    • Boardman Local School District • 7410 Market St. • Boardman, OH  44512
    Phone: 330-726-3404
    To view All Grant Award Recipients go to Awards page
    For more information go to Contact Us
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