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Vision Statement:

The Foundation will assist in enabling the Union School District, through private support, to enhance the social and academic lives of its students.

Mission Statement:

The Union Enhancement Foundation supports and fosters enhancement activities and initiatives for kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Union School District that improve their academic and overall wellbeing.

The Foundation was formed to provide concerned individuals and businesses an opportunity to contribute to a tax deductible, charitable donation to enhance the academic and social wellness of its students.

Goals:

· Fulfill our community mission and vision statements by supporting educational projects and events that are not financed with local tax dollars.
· Foster a strong working relationship between Union School District and the communities it encompasses.
· Invest community resources to enhance student achieve academic success and improve their overall well-being.
· Increase the direct participation of the business community in Kindergarten through 12th grade education.
· Increase the number of successful local programs and projects dedicated to improving student achievement by expanding enhancement programs, which address district, classroom, and student needs.
· Develop and continue an awareness program that involves the community in supporting and sustaining the mission of the Education Foundation.


The Foundation is available to all donors of different interests and giving levels.

Contributions, bequests, transfers, or gifts are tax deductible as the Foundation is approved as an exempt organization under section 501(C) (3). In addition, the Foundation is listed in the Pennsylvania’s Educational Tax Credit Program; businesses making contributions to the Foundation may be eligible for Educational Improvement Tax Credits (E.I.T.C.) from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Board, comprised of school and community members, meets quarterly to discuss funding requests and to evaluate programs. Please submit funding requests at least two weeks prior to the first of the month (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) in which meetings are held.


The “U” Foundation recently funded these projects:
• S.T.E.M. – Equipment for robotics and electrical engineering curriculum
• School Climate Improvement – “Good To Be Union” T-shirts for students; “U” Flag; “Good To Be Union” Banners
• Career Development – PSAT test administration fees; SAT study materials

Please use the forms below.
For more information please contact us at (814) 473-3121 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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