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Buffalo Public Schools Foundation

  • Buffalo, NY
  • buffaloschoolsfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Buffalo Public Schools Foundation is to ensure that all students in the district have access to excellent academic, arts, and athletic programs and facilities and to provide scholarships as appropriate by raising and allocating community dollars for these purposes.

Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

The Foundation funds programs and services in the Buffalo Public School District - Buffalo, NY

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Elizabeth Zulawski

Keywords

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Buffalo Public Schools Foundation. Buffalo NY

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EIN

38-3704493

 Number

4004630595

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Private Independent Foundations (T22)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

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

Program 1

A scoreboard and message center was purchased for Robert E. Rich All High Stadium, a state of the arts sports facility for Buffalo student athletics.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

15000.00

Program 2

Provided stipends to sixteen coordinators and assistant coaches to conduct a baseball program for Buffalo High School students.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

19500.00

Program 3

An academic retreat was held to build professional capacity and relationships to aid in the success of the District's Three Year Academic Plan Approximately 165 staff members attended the retreat.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

60146.00

Program 4

Athletic Uniforms were purchased for various girls and boys sports programs at fourteen schools. The uniforms purchased included basketball, baseball, football, soccer, cross country, swimming, bowling, cheerleading and softball.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

82103.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

The Foundation funds programs and services in the Buffalo Public School District - Buffalo, NY

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Financials

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BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION ATTNJULIE AMATO
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Buffalo Public Schools Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Elizabeth Zulawski

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Daniel M. Boscarino

M&T Bank

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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