Frequently Asked Questions:
How does the Edgewood Education Foundation benefit students? The Foundation supports student programs, projects and initiatives that do not receive tax-based funding. It also promotes and recognizes academic excellence by students and innovative instruction by teachers and staff.
How Does the Edgewood Education Foundation benefit the community? A community is more attractive to business because of effective, strongly supported public schools. The Foundation expresses that support. It also builds bridges between schools and the community, between current leaders and the leaders of tomorrow. We already pay taxes. Why should we donate to the Edgewood Education Foundation? Tax dollars support mandated education. Foundation funding enhances the educational system, making it possible to offer Edgewood ISD students the highest quality educational opportunities and experiences. Who controls the Edgewood Education Foundation? The Foundation is governed by an independent, volunteer Board of Directors including business and community leaders, parents and alumni in the Edgewood community who are committed to our schools' success. While the Foundation operates independently of Edgewood ISD, it shares a vision of educational excellence and student achievement. The corporation is organized exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation shall receive and disburse funds, property and gifts of any kind exclusively for the benefit of Edgewood Independent School District.