Educational Institutions

Lawrence Township Education Foundation, Inc.

  • Lawrenceville, NJ
  • http://www.ltefnj.org/

Mission Statement

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization that fosters educational excellence, creativity, and achievement in the Lawrence Township Public Schools through fundraising and grant making.

The community volunteers who govern the Foundation are committed to helping the Foundation enhance education in the Lawrence Township Public School District by:

* Providing grants for teachers and projects that strengthen the curriculum and advance student achievement.

* Generating corporate, foundation, and individual donations to support programs and projects that might otherwise not be financed by the school district.

* Encouraging contributions of volunteer time.

ruling year

1993

Principal Officer

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Ivy Cohen

Keywords

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public, school, education, lawrence, township, foundation, grant, teacher, volunteer, New Jersey, community, excellence, achievement, project, curriculum, students, proposal

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Also Known As

LTEF

EIN

22-3192024

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Private Independent Foundations (T22)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (S12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

The Lawrence Township Education Foundation (LTEF)makes grants to teachers. The LTEF supports activities not provided in the standard school budget, with the intent that these activities will have a lasting, positive impact on students. The LTEF seeks proposals that offer novel educational concepts, methods, materials, or strategies, or provide new "twists" and applications of existing/standard programming, as well as innovative extracurricular activities and programs that affect student life, behavior, and values. Proposals from all Lawrence Township, NJ public schools are encouraged.

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Lawrence Township Education Foundation Inc
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30

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Lawrence Township Education Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ivy Cohen

BIO

Ivy Cohen joined the foundation as Executive Director in May, 2010. She has worked for various non-profit organizations for the past ten years where she organized and coordinated various special events, fundraisers, community outreach projects and other initiatives.  Ivy received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and her master’s in business administration from Philadelphia University. Ivy and her husband have lived in Lawrenceville since 2004; their two children attend Lawrence Township Public Schools

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kelly Bidle

Rider University

Term: June 2014 - May 2016

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