The Graves Community Foundation Inc bridges the Graves community and Graves Elementary School to assist in promoting academic excellence. The purpose of the Foundation is to raise funds to support and enhance the educational activities of the teachers and students of Graves Elementary School. The Foundation’s work focuses on recognizing and supporting the GES Faculty and Staff through grants, awards and appreciation festivities. The Foundation’s primary method is to raise funds through charitable fundraisers and seeking donations, among other methods. Expenditure of funds generated serves to offset education activities not funded by public sources. The Foundation’s Board regulates the fundraising activities and expenditures. Examples of the types of expenditures the Foundation makes include, but are not limited to, recognizing and rewarding excellence in teaching and learning, promoting innovative instruction through grants to teachers, providing supplemental instructional materials and equipment, and defraying expenses associated with academic competitions and programs.
At the heart of our community lies a commitment to educational excellence. The Graves Community Foundation Inc serves as a vital link between the Graves community and Graves Elementary School, dedicated to promoting academic achievement and supporting the educational endeavors of both teachers and students.
The primary mission of the Graves Community Foundation is to raise funds that will directly contribute to the enrichment of educational activities at Graves Elementary School. We aim to enhance the learning experience by providing resources that go above and beyond what public funding can cover.
Supporting GES Faculty and Staff
Our focus extends to recognizing and supporting the dedicated faculty and staff at Graves Elementary School. Through grants, awards, and appreciation festivities, we express our gratitude for their unwavering commitment to fostering academic excellence.
Fundraising for Education
To achieve our goals, we employ various methods, including charitable fundraisers and seeking donations. These funds play a crucial role in offsetting educational activities that may not be fully covered by public sources. The Graves Community Foundation’s Board diligently oversees fundraising activities and ensures that expenditures align with our mission.
How Your Support Makes a Difference
Examples of the impactful expenditures made by the Foundation include:
- Recognizing and rewarding excellence in teaching and learning
- Promoting innovative instruction through grants to teachers
- Providing supplemental instructional materials and equipment
- Defraying expenses associated with academic competitions and programs
Your support matters! Whether through attending our fundraisers, making a donation, or volunteering your time, you become an integral part of our mission to enhance educational opportunities at Graves Elementary School.
Explore our website to stay updated on upcoming events, learn more about our initiatives, and discover how you can contribute to fostering academic excellence in our community.
Thank you for being a part of the Graves Community Foundation Inc – where a commitment to education transforms lives.