Educational Institutions

Willow Grove Educational Foundation

SAN DIEGO, CA

Mission

To secure funding to expand and enhance the educational experience of
every student attending Willow Grove Elementary School through individual
contributions, community and business partnerships, and targeted grants.

Ruling Year

2009

President

Erin Leventhal

Main Address

14727 VIA AZUL

SAN DIEGO, CA 92127 USA

Keywords

Education PreK-5

EIN

26-2840323

 Number

0980945650

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

Due to our current economic climate, decreased funding has taken important programs from our schools. California schools have a nearly $2,000 gap in funding per pupil compared to the national average. The WGEF exists to bridge those funding gaps and bring those programs back to our students. The WGEF relies on support from the Willow Grove Family and its community. Through supporting the WGEF you will not only help the students to broaden and improve their educational experience each day, you will also discover ways to meet other Willow Grove

Our programs

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Willow Grove Educational Foundation

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

The WGEF exists to bridge the funding gaps left by the federal and state budgets and bring important programs back to our students. That includes: TECHNOLOGY SCIENCE MUSIC P.E. IMPACT TEACHERS KINDERGARTEN AIDES

We employ several campaigns throughout the fiscal/school year to reach our fundraising goals. *Direct Ask Campaign - we urge families to donate $350 per enrolled student at our elementary school *Golf Tournament - full day golf tournament including cocktail hour and dinner, where community sponsorships, silent auction, live auction and raffle help us raise the largest amount of funds *Spring Gala - cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, raffle, silent & live auction with community sponsorships

Every board member is a non-paid volunteer that dedicates countless hours to our fundraising efforts all year long. We have succeeded and exceeded our fundraising goals year after year since 2009.

We are a non-profit with the sole indicator of progress being the amount of funding generated per campaign/event. Our progress is measured every second of every day based on the monies coming in.

Our organization provides the following for our school, thanks to a dedicated board that works seamlessly with our community to raise the funds necessary to support our children: Credentialed Impact teachers who provide individualized instruction to students Music teacher Physical Education teacher Excelling-student Math Impact teacher Hands-on Science teacher Kindergarten aides Computer Resource teacher Online educational enrichment applications Classroom technology

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Financials

Willow Grove Educational Foundation

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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 & 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?

No

Organizational Demographics

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