Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Radnor Educational Foundation Inc

  • Wayne, PA
  • www.radnoreducationalfoundation.org

Mission Statement

Radnor Educational Foundation is an independent non-profit community organization whose mission is to secure funding and support to enrich the educational experience, maintain academic excellence and encourage innovative opportunities for the students of Radnor Township School District. Vision -- The Foundation will support the Radnor Township School District's commitment to be a world class school district by funding programs that prepare students to compete and succeed in a dynamic global environment. REF provides grants to teachers and the community that enhance the existing curriculum in innovative ways, advancing student achievement. REF is supported by local foundations, corporations and individuals for educational programs that are not supported within the district budget. REF seeks energetic board and committee members to oversee its various fundraising, public relations and finance activities.

Main Programs

  1. REF Invest In Excellence Initiative
  2. Highland homes tutoring/mentoring Program
  3. 21st century virutual classroom
  4. ACTS iPad Initiative
  5. Reacing Olympics at Radnor Middle School
  6. Radnor High School Performing Arts Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

The school district community of Radnor Township, Radnor, Pennsylvania

ruling year

1995

Executive Director since 2013

Self-reported

Joy M. Antonoplos

Keywords

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education, grant programs

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EIN

23-2790936

Also Known As

Radnor Educational Foundation

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Private Independent Foundations (T22)

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

REF Invest In Excellence Initiative

REF (Radnor Educational Foundation) offers a Grant Initiative Program to teachers and community members for innovative, advanced classroom programs that are typically not funded by the school district budget. REF seeks proposals that meet the evaluation criteria to include project excellence, impact on students, innovative pilot projects, appropriateness of budget and project management/administration. Proposals from all schools in the district are encouraged. Grant proposals are reviewed by a committee two (2) times per year. We encourage programs that apply for matching funds from the PTO/PTSA.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$50,000.00

Program 2

Highland homes tutoring/mentoring Program

After-school program will make a difference in the lives of 10-40+ (K-12) students who reside in the underserved community of the Highland Homes Project. Program will provide 1. tutoring and homework assistance designed to help students meet state standards in core subjects. 2. Educational enrichment activities that reinforce and complement the school's academic program. Activities will include group mentoring, positve youth development strategies, recreation and prevention activies, health/nutrition promotion and community service learning.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$10,000.00

Program 3

21st century virutual classroom

Interactive learning classroom environment equipped with videos and microphones that allows Radnor Middle School students and teachers to expand curriculum beyond the traditional classroom setting and connect with students, teachers and experts in other locations across the country and around the world.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$20,000.00

Program 4

ACTS iPad Initiative

Support of professional development for five teachers for the ACTS program ( Aligning Curriculum to Technology Standards) including 50 student ipads.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Female Children ( 5 - 14 years)

Male Children (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$32,900.00

Program 5

Reacing Olympics at Radnor Middle School

Students meet in teams bi-monthly to read from a 45 book list produced by Delaware County. Students compete in an annual county-wide competition to test their knowledge of the books.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

None

None

Budget

$3,000.00

Program 6

Radnor High School Performing Arts Program

Technology upgrades to include sound and lighting for the auditorium and Black Box Theater

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

$27,087.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

The school district community of Radnor Township, Radnor, Pennsylvania

Funding Needs

Funding is requested to support a grants program that is offered to teachers K-12 for programs that enhance the classroom setting and current curriclum. Specific funding is needed to support the after school tutor/mentoring program, RADTV equipment needs, integrated classrooms, Project Lead the Way pre-engineering/STEM classrooms and to purchase technology for the  21st century virtual classroom at Radnor Middle School.

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RADNOR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Executive Director

Joy M. Antonoplos

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Candyce Wilson

Radnor Educational Foundation

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