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Parchment Schools Foundation

Inspiring a community movement for student success.Parchment Schools Foundation logo


2017 Teacher Mini Grant Applications Now Available!!

Get more information and apply online here.

2017 Academic Scholarship Applications Now Available!!

2017 Academic Scholarship Application forms (PDF) are also now available here. Applications for the academic scholarship are due April 14, 2017.


Mission

The Parchment Schools Foundation, a charitable organization, facilitates educational opportunities by providing funding and support to staff and students for innovative, progressive learning ideas that will promote success in the Parchment School District.

Vision

The Parchment Schools Foundation envisions that staff, students, local businesses, and the general public will be aware of the Foundation's involvement in the District and be inspired to contribute their time, talents, or funds to join the movement for student success in Parchment

Goals

  • To communicate the Foundation's purpose throughout the community.
  • To have a fundraising plan to insure financial support from within the school community.
  • To entertain requests for funding in situations which stimulate community involvement and support the education system.
  • To provide "seed" funding for projects to enhance the educational system.

Projects

  • Holiday Sharing Card Fundraiser (PDF)
  • Annual academic and vocational scholarships
  • Annual grants awarded to classrooms and/or buildings to fund educational projects
  • Oversight of various funds

Memorials & Bequests

A monetary gift to the Foundation will provide a lasting and loving memorial for a friend or loved one who passes away

Living trusts can be set-up to ensure your legacy lives on in the Parchment Educational Community

Foundation Board of Trustees

Member Name Title/Committee Term Expires
Sarah Morgan President
Marketing/Fundraising Committee
2016
Peter Lenz Vice President
Marketing/Fundraising Committee
Finance Committee
2016
Matthew J. Miller Executive Secretary
Superintendent
N/A
Julie Rohrer Treasurer
Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations
N/A
Carole Birch Trustee
Scholarship Committee
Mini Grant Committee
2018
Open Seat Trustee 2018
Ray Brandon Trustee
Race Committee
2017
Mary Faupel Trustee
Scholarship Committee
Finance Committee
Mini Grant Committee
2018
Karen Heasley Trustee
Scholarship Committee
2017
Chris Karaptian Trustee
Marketing/Fundraising Committee/Race
2017
Nanette Kokmeyer Trustee
Holiday Sharing Card
2018
Vacant Seat Trustee
Marketing/Fundraising Committee
2016
Cheryl Balmer Board of Education Liaison Annual Appointment

Contact

For more information on getting involved with the Foundation, or to learn how to leave a memorial or bequest fund, please contact the Parchment School District Administration office at (269) 488-1050 or get in touch with any of the Foundation members.