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costigan’s Corner

Sheila Costigan
It’s that time of year when the Foundation for Leon County Schools seeks your continued support to help raise dollars to fund classroom grants and professional development for our teachers. Over the past 6 years, the Foundation's Annual Soiree and Matching Grant has been able to raise more than $500,000 for our schools. Without your incredible support, this significant accomplishment would be unattainable.
 
Because we receive dollars from a state matching fund grant, we are the only direct support organization that can DOUBLE your contribution. Please become a Soiree sponsor and allow us to DOUBLE the impact of your investment!
 
Here's what generous contributions helped us accomplish last year—And, the acknowledgements we extend to our valued sponsors:

 ·Total Soiree & Match Funds: $ 114,000 in Teacher Mini-grants and professional development for teachers
· Mini-grants & teacher training impact: Students: 24,600; Teachers: 950
· In-kind dollars associated with classroom projects, events and training: $10,200
· 214 attended our 2014 Annual Soiree; event video has yearlong presence on our website
· Soiree public relations outreach:
                *800 invitations mailed (top sponsorship levels recognized on invitation)
               *1200 emails and e-messages about the event
               *Presence on Foundation & friends' Facebook and websites before and after event
               *Sponsor signage at event
               *Live media coverage during event and evening newscasts
               *2 post event ads in the Tallahassee Democrat(ad sample included)
               *Past sponsors recognized in this year's sponsorship package (see attached brochure)
 
Save the date and please plan to attend: October 8th from 5:30-8:00 at the Goodwood Museum. We are proud to live in a community with one of the state's top performing school districts that continues to produce a well-educated workforce-your workforce!
 
For more information contact me at costigans@leonschools.net or click on the "Event Page" below.
 
 
 

Welcome to the Foundation for Leon County Public Schools

The Foundation for Leon County Schools garners private and public engagement to support Leon County Public Schools. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation provides our schools with programs and resources that are not supported by tax dollars, to ensure that Leon County remains one of the top performing districts in the state. Since its establishment in 1986, the Foundation has invested more than $1.7 million dollars for the enhancement of public education in Leon County.

Capital City Bank

Thank you CCB, our 2014 Valedictorian Soiree Sponsor!

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