Educational Institutions

Denton Public School Foundation

  • Denton, TX
  • www.dentonisd.org/foundation

Mission Statement

The Foundation provides much-needed funding for initiatives that cannot typically be met through district budgets. By promoting advanced education, staff and students are encouraged to continually grow.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Grants-to-Teachers
  3. Staff Scholarships
  4. Student Scholarships
Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

The DPSF serves the geographic areas encompassed by Denton ISD.

ruling year

1995

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Mrs. Vicki Sargent

Keywords

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education, public schools, Denton Independent School District, scholarships, grants, Denton ISD, DPSF

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Also Known As

DPSF

EIN

75-2578743

 Number

6679949343

Physical Address

1307 N. Locust

Denton, TX 76201

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The DPSF has distributed over $1,600,000 to staff members and students in Denton ISD through grants-to-teachers, staff scholarships and student scholarships.  Because of our efforts, thousands of DISD students have been positively impacted through classroom initiatives, improved instruction and advanced education opportunities.

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-Teachers - in December 2007 will have awarded over $352,000 since 1995 Staff Scholarships - in December 2007 will have awarded over $84,000 since 1995 Student Scholarships - as of May 2007, nearly $130,000 awarded since 1995

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Grants-to-Teachers

Grants-to-Teachers are awarded to provide support for innovative classroom initiatives and various campus programs

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Program 3

Staff Scholarships

Staff Scholarships are awarded to Denton ISD staff members for professional development, certifications and advanced education.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Student Scholarships

Student scholarships are awarded to students graduating from one of Denton ISD's high schools.  All awards are made directly to the student's chosen institution of higher education.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

The DPSF serves the geographic areas encompassed by Denton ISD.

Funding Needs

The DPSF seeks support for our program initiatives:  grants-to-teachers, staff scholarships and student scholarships.  Each program area is supported through direct contributions, term endowments (5 years flow through awards), and full endowments (permanent, $10,000 contributions).  Contributions are eligible for naming rights at the $100 level and up.  Donors may designate their contribution toward any of these three categories.

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DENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Denton Public School Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Vicki Sargent

BIO

M.Ed.; 30-year educator; former teacher; 5 year assistant principal; 9 year principal; 9+ year Foundation Executive Director; public speaker and international consultant in reading and education improvement

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

James King

Ramey and King

Term: July 2011 - June 2012

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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