Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Lexington Education Foundation

  • Lexington, MA
  • www.lexedfoundation.org

Mission Statement

Lexington Education Foundation was founded in 1989 to fund technology and curriculum innovations in all 9 Lexington Public Schools, for items that are not covered by the district’s operating budget. Grants are faculty-initiated, and all grant proposals are reviewed by LEF to ensure that we maximize the educational impact of the contributions we receive.

Main Programs

  1. Grants to Lexington Public Schools
Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

ruling year

1993

Co-President

Self-reported

Mrs. Kim Goldinger

Co-President

Self-reported

Ann Boese

Keywords

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Grants, education, innovative projects, public schools, fund raising projects

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Also Known As

LEF

EIN

04-3164996

 Number

7026934716

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Since our funding, LEF has provided over $4.2 million in grants to the Lexington Public Schools, including funding pilot programs that have been fully implemented by the district. More information on grants specifics is available at www.lexedfoundation.org

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Grants to Lexington Public Schools

Teacher and faculty-initiated grants focused on innovative technology and curriculum, and building community within the schools.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

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None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

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Lexington Education Foundation Inc
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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Lexington Education Foundation

Leadership

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Co-President

Mrs. Kim Goldinger

Co-President

Ann Boese

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kim Goldinger

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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