Educational Institutions

Lowell Area Schools Education Foundation

  • Lowell, MI
  • www.lowelleducationfoundation.org

Mission Statement

TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR INNOVATIVE LEARNING AND ENHANCED PROGRAMS FOR THE STUDENTS OF LOWELL AREA SCHOOLS

Main Programs

  1. Staff Innovative Grant Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

The Lowell Area Schools Education Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to help Lowell Area School teachers and students excel in programs that are not funded by public tax revenues. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of business, education and community leaders, the Foundation has raised over $350,000 since its inception in 1995.

ruling year

1996

President

Self-reported

Linda LeSage

Vice President

Self-reported

Mark Weber

Keywords

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Improve the quality of education

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EIN

38-3251960

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Staff Innovative Grant Program

Each year the Lowell Education Foundation (LEF) awards approximately $20,000 in grants to teachers through its Staff Innovative Grants program.

Category

Education & Technology

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

None

Budget

$20,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

The Lowell Area Schools Education Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to help Lowell Area School teachers and students excel in programs that are not funded by public tax revenues. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of business, education and community leaders, the Foundation has raised over $350,000 since its inception in 1995.

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LOWELL AREA SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Lowell Area Schools Education Foundation

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President

Linda LeSage

Vice President

Mark Weber

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Linda LeSage

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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