South Kingstown Education Foundation is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary and now accepting applications for 2013/2014 Grants, please read updated criteria and download grant applications now!! Go to Grants on tool bar for info.
Want to make a donation to SKEF? Go to the Contribute link below or Mail donation/sponsorship to SKEF 307 Curtis Corner Rd., Wakefield RI 02879, include Name, address, phone number for tax receipt purposes.
Erika Van Pelt
South Kingstown Education Foundation is excited to
Present Erika Van Pelt, South Kingstown’s own top ten finisher of American Idol in benefit variety show with host, comedian Ben Hague. Local talent will be
performing with Erika & Ben in Variety Show on
Friday, April 5th, 7pm, at SKHS Auditorium. Proceeds to go to purchasing acoustical shell for auditorium. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $10 student, $15 adult, $20 (at door) tickets can be bought at www.brownpapertickets.com *key word Erika. Or call Karen @ 783-4848, 742-2523 for purchase
Annual Teacher/Staff Appreciation 2013 Donation Link:
SKEF.org has made it easier than ever to make a contribution online using either Paypal or a credit card through Paypal. Please remember to include the individual or individuals names you would like to honor, student's name, school name, and parent name and contact phone number in area underlined after payment made and before finalizing payment that is labeled +individuals to be recognized a drop down box will appear and fill in required information.
WHO WE ARE.
South Kingstown Education Foundation (SKEF) was established in 2003 to support educational initiatives in the South Kingstown Public Schools. Since inception, SKEF has raised over $150,000 thanks to the generous support of area residents and businesses, and an initial matching grant from The Rhode Island Foundation.
Every year, SKEF awards grants to parents, teachers, students, and community members to support innovative educational projects in our schools. Last June 2012, SKEF awarded over $20,000 in grants; and since SKEF’s inception in 2003, over 130 grants have been awarded, as well as yearly scholarships to senior high school students over the last 4 years.
To submit a grant funding proposal, please review our grant criteria and return your completed application package on the date indicated. Grant awards are announced in June of each year.
WHAT KINDS OF PROGRAMS WE FUND.
South Kingstown Education Foundation supports programs to advance the following goals:
* to support the breadth of experience available to students
* to extend support for students in core program beyond the school day
* to provide "venture capital" for initiatives.