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Sanger Foundation

Sanger Foundation

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What is the Foundation for Sanger Unified Schools?

The Foundation is an independent, non-profit corporation that was organized in 2005 to support the educational efforts of the Sanger Unified School District. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of local business, community, and educational leaders.

Support from the Foundation is a crucial component in the District’s ability to meet community expectations for the educational goals of our students. The overall goal of the Foundation is to help expand and maintain programs with a focus on funding new and innovative educational programs and initiatives.

Foundation efforts continue to be essential in preparing our children for the highly competitive and evolving world they will face.

Our Vision & Mission

The Foundation‘s Mission
To advocate and develop resources to advance Sanger Unified School District’s vision, ensuring that all students have equitable access to rigorous academic instruction.

The Foundation’s Vision
To create a community where every student receives equitable access to education, helping ensure student achievement in a safe and nurturing environment.

Why do we need a Foundation?

The answer is both easy and simple: to provide Sanger Unified School District with independent funding sources to support new and innovative educational programs via a variety of educational grants and to provide college scholarships to Sanger students.

How does the Foundation raise money?

The Foundation conducts annual community-based campaigns to support the educational programs of the Sanger Unified School District.

The Foundation also seeks partnerships with area businesses, civic groups, and other charitable foundations willing to support our programs and mission.The Foundation also actively works with District staff and individuals within the community to make contributions as well.

Any individual or business wanting to learn more on how to donate, or about the Foundation can contact our Foundation Coordinator, Cary Catalano at (559) 355-0751.

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How do I make a donation?

You may donate to the Foundation by mailing your check to the Foundation for Sanger Unified Schools, to: 1905 7th Street, Sanger, CA 93657.

To donate via credit or debit cards online, click here.

Contributions to the Foundation are exempt from federal income tax under section 170c of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID Number 20-4712286.

How your contribution helps

60% of all donations go into our Program Fund which allocates resources to the following program areas: student scholarships, classroom, and school-site grants, art and music efforts, agricultural training and enhancement, and interdepartmental programmatic support that leads to student learning enhancement.

30% of all donations go into our Investment Fund to help ensure we have adequate resources available for current and future programs.

10% of all donations go into our Immediate Need Fund to help students, families or other special needs that might come up during an academic year. This fund is used at the discretion of the District Superintendent.