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Bennington Public Schools Foundation

Supporting Bennington's students and teachers since 1992.

aka Bennington Public Schools Foundation   |   Bennington, NE   |  https://benningtonschoolsfoundation.org/

Mission

The Mission of the BENNINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION is to generate and distribute resources to or on behalf of the Bennington Public School District to enrich teaching, inspire learning, maximize opportunities and promote excellence in education for all students. The Foundation will achieve its mission by directing resources as follows: • Assist students in achieving their educational goals through a variety of scholarship opportunities • Support staff for innovative efforts through classroom grants • Recognize excellence of caring adults within our school system • Support programs for the betterment of our school district • Build community awareness for the Bennington Public Schools Foundation

Ruling year info

1993

Executive Director

Mrs. Regina Meradith

Main address

11620 N. 156th Street PO Box 309

Bennington, NE 68007 USA

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EIN

36-3880988

NTEE code info

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

All Star Kids Program

Before and after school child care program

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Post-secondary scholarships for graduating seniors in Bennington Public Schools.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Classroom grants fund teacher's requests for new and innovative activities or programs in the classroom.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Provides funding for teachers from Bennington Public Schools to attend national conferences or to pursue higher education.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Funding for teachers to work study centers at Bennington's middle and high school to assist students with academics before and after school.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Through collaboration with the Bennington school district and other organizations, the Foundation will provide funding to bring information and resources to students and families on relevant issues that affect their school or personal lives, family relationships and emotional well-being.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Funds to assist families and students with financial needs.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Each year, the Bennington Public Schools Foundation teams up with the Bennington Lions Club to purchase dictionaries for every third grader in the district. The two organizations present the dictionaries to the classes each year.

The goal of the program is to assist third grade students to complete the school year as good writers, active readers and creative thinkers by providing them with their own personal dictionaries. The dictionaries are a gift to each student to use at school and at home for years to come.

Population(s) Served
Children

Where we work

Financials

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Bennington Public Schools Foundation

Board of directors
as of 01/05/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Brad Baumert

Millard Lumber

Brad Baumert

Millard Lumber

Melissa Freed

Merck & Co.

Sheryl Cornett

Tracy J. Behnken

4-H Youth Development

Darren Siekman

Valmont

Jeff Jacobs

CHI Health

Nancy Mohr

Retired Educator

Terry Haack

Superintendent

Ty Hughes

Walnut Hill Advisors

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/5/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability