Molalla River Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit,
tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization incorporated in 1996 to enhance the
educational opportunities for the Molalla River community.
The Foundation is made up of volunteer parents, business leaders,
educators, alumni and other community members who work in an organized
manner to ensure high quality educational programs for the community.
Foundation's Board of Trustees meets regularly to establish spending
priorities, make investment decisions and assist the community in their
fund raising activities. Anyone interested in serving as a Trustee
should contact the Foundation. The Board of Trustees elects
officers at its annual meeting in August.
the Foundation works cooperatively with several community
organizations, it is a separate legal entity registered with the State of
EDUCATION IN OUR COMMUNITY
the cost of education increases and the revenues from government sources
decrease, it becomes more difficult to provide support for educational
opportunities. Tax deductible gifts to a foundation from private
individuals and corporate entities are one of the ways to bridge the
growing gap between needs and available resources. With your support,
Molalla River Education Foundation, Inc. will close this gap.
and your contributions (of funds or time) are the key to our success. What
would happen if each family gave an annual $10 tax deductible gift to the
Molalla River Education Foundation, Inc.? More than $25,000 could be
raised annually to support and enhance educational opportunities. Equally
important are volunteers for committees and projects. Won't you consider
making a contribution today?
and Scholarships Awarded
an effort to provide educational enrichment to students in our community,
the Foundation has distributed over $6,000 to winners of competitive
grants that meet specific needs in our schools. This additional financial
boost to educators can make the difference between an average or excellent
educational experience for kids.
addition, over $4,000 has been given in nine college scholarships to
graduating seniors who have excelled in their high school studies and will
be continuing their education.
Molalla River Education Foundation is proud to be a contributing part of
the community and will continue to solicit funds that will be directed
through our nonprofit organization for the sole purpose of enhancing
to the Foundation will be used to provide scholarships, enhance existing
programs, develop new and innovative programs, and support initiative and
Foundation has targeted the following programs and services for its fund
Scholarships for graduating seniors
Support for athletics and activities in the schools and community
Enrichment of the offerings of the public and school libraries
Support of staff-initiated projects related to instructional improvements,
research, or curriculum development
materials not available through the organizational budgets
Enhancement of the Community School program
their contributions for a specific purpose or program.
you would like to support the activities of the Foundation with a check,
please make it payable to the Molalla River Education Foundation and mail
to P.O. Box 912, Molalla, Oregon, 97038-0912. The Foundation is a
non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization under the federal tax code, and
your contribution is fully tax deductible.
are also invited to join the Foundation's Donor Club by making a
contribution; such as:
$500 a Founder
$100 a Benefactor
$50 a Sponsor
$25 a Donor
$5 a Student
you become a Founder or Benefactor, you
will receive a
appreciation suitable for framing. It is also possible for an individual
or family to set up an annual scholarship program with a substantial
volunteer to help the Foundation, you may contact us at P.O. Box 912 in
Molalla. Our board meetings are always open to the public. Please let us
know if you are interested in attending.
immediate information, you may call the Molalla River School District at
503-829-2359 - extension 228.