Please consider getting involved in a committee!
The Fundraising Committee develops the fundraising goals and strategy for the year. This committee develops plans and leads execution of all fundraising efforts. The fundraising committee will consist of two sub-committees:
Event Planning: Plan and set-up all the details for Foundation events (Annual Breakfast, Spring Event, & others)
Fundraising/Donor Ask (Sponsorships, One-on-One, etc.): Talk with the community, businesses, alumni, etc. about financial supporting the foundation.
The Finance Committee is responsible for all financial matters of the Foundation. The committee makes recommendations regarding fund management, prepares an annual budget, ensures IRS reports are completed and approves gift receipting and processing procedures.
The Marketing Committee promotes the Foundation and develops plans for increasing interest and awareness in the Foundation’s programs and activities. This committee develops, plans and leads execution of all marketing efforts to increase awareness of the Foundation and its mission. Activities include, but are not limited to, newsletters, annual reports, direct mail pieces, printed items for events, thank you cards, recognition items, emails, website updates and social media.
The Alumni Committee helps to locate alumni of the Ballard Community School District. This committee breaks into subcommittees by class years and attends class reunions to present information from the Foundation. Also, the committee works closely with the Marketing Committee to develop an alumni section of the Foundation’s website.
Programs & Proposals Committee
The Programs & Programs Committee develops programs in cooperation with school leadership that are in alignment with the school district’s strategic plan. The committee will solicit, accept and evaluate proposals for education projects/programs that will augment and enrich education. It is also the committee’s purpose to determine the dollars needed, prioritize requested funds and recommend action to the board of directions.
For more information on how you can get involved, contact us!