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Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation Inc

We support our students and staff, involve our alumni and partner with our community.

Aberdeen, SD   |  http://ABERDEEN.K12.SD.US

Mission

The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation empowers all students to succeed in a changing world. We promote excellence in education by forging partnerships among our schools, community and alumni. Our support of students and staff fulfills crucial and timely K-12 classroom, school and district needs not met by other sources.

Ruling year info

1993

Executive Director

Gretchen A. Sharp CFRE

Main address

1224 S 3rd St

Aberdeen, SD 57401 USA

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EIN

46-0423109

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (B11)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Public education requires resources, and those resources are limited.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Post-Secondary Education Scholarships

We manage endowments, restricted funds and annual scholarships to benefit our students and provide funds to assist them in their career exploration and education after high school.

Population(s) Served
Students

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of endowments

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Post-Secondary Education Scholarships

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To raise funds to support excellence in education throughout the Aberdeen Public Schools, not provided for by other resources.

To promote and support worthy educational needs of the students, teachers and educational community through grants and scholarships.

To inform and involve alumni, community and friends with current activities and events throughout the Aberdeen School District.

To foster enthusiasm in the classroom and rekindle the joy of learning.

To preserve the memories and sense of pride of generations of Golden Eagles!

The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation empowers all students to succeed in a changing world. We promote excellence in education by forging partnerships among our schools, community and alumni. Our support of students and staff fulfills crucial and timely K-12 classroom, school and district needs not met by other sources.

We have a dedicated staff and board committed to building relationships within our community and with our alumni across the globe.

Since 2004, the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation has awarded over $1.5 million to enrich and supplement learning opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school students in the Aberdeen Public School System. We support our students and staff through:
Grants for student needs and innovative/creative projects and programs with the goal of enhancing the tradition of excellence in all nine of our Aberdeen Public Schools.
Book grants and testing fees for CHS students taking dual credit and AP classes.
Endowments, scholarships and grants empowering our students K-12 and beyond.
Recognition and support for new and outstanding ASD staff.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 01/10/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Sue Gates

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/10/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data