About Us

The Bedford City Schools Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization administered by a volunteer board of trustees from the Bedford City Schools community. Its primary mission is to raise funds from events, individuals, companies, and local corporations to provide scholarships to graduating seniors who are continuing their education. Additionally, the Foundation funds grants to teachers, projects for schools, and supports all forms of educational programming in the Bedford City Schools.

 

Mission Statement

   Enhancing the educational experience by providing resources to promote excellence in teaching and learning.       

 

Scholarships

The Foundation awarded 20 scholarships at its Scholarship Breakfast on May 22, 2019.

   9 students attending college received their renewing Foundation Scholarship of $ 1000 to continue their studies.

3 Paul G. Ward scholarships for $ 500 renewable for 4 years.

   3 graduates received the first of our Foundation Scholarship which is a four-year $ 1000 renewable scholarship.

4 scholarships renewable for $ 500 were awarded in memory of Chris Valley.

1 local scholarship for $ 500 to an Art Student was also awarded.

Foundation Fundraising 

Funding sources for the Foundation include Annual Holly Ball, Golf Outing, and Run/Walk Race.

 

Teacher Grants

13 Bedford teachers received grants totaling $ 5,840 for classroom projects and activities not covered by the Board of Education.  These were competitive and required special research and benefits to students in grades Pre-K through 12.

 

Investments

The Foundation takes great care with its funds by a well-managed and financed investment program through Morgan Stanley.

 

Donations 

We accept monetary donations.

Memorial Gifts

Outright Gifts

Honorary Gifts

Payroll Deductions

Deferred Gifts

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