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Our Purpose

Bald Knob Public Education Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is exclusively educational and charitable and is to secure and distribute contributions from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations for the benefit of students in the Bald Knob School District. The primary use of funds generated will be to endow scholarships and provide academic enrichment.


Who We Are

The Bald Knob Public Education Foundation, Inc. was established in 1994 as a community-based, not-for-profit organization recognized under state and federal law as a 501(c)(3) charitable, tax-exempt organization.

Members on the Foundation Board include business and community leaders, parents, grandparents, and educators interested in encouraging student achievement within the Bald Knob school community.


What We Do

"Preparing Our Children for the Future"

The future of our community depends on quality jobs, which require skilled labor and demand good pay. Industries seek to locate in areas with a highly educated and well-trained work force. A quality work force draws jobs, which broadens our tax base and ultimately impacts our economic growth. The purpose of the Foundation is to secure and distribute contributions from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations to endow scholarships and provide academic enrichment to children in the Bald Knob School District. In an effort to provide enhanced educational opportunities for more students, the Foundation funds partial scholarships to seniors enrolling in college level courses at the high school. All gifts are awarded to Bald Knob students in order to ensure a quality education leading to the development of the next generation.

"Putting Our Money Where Our Future Lies"

Our school is the place where knowledge, personality, discipline, judgment, and respect for authority will be forever instilled or forfeited. Only the net income from the Foundation will be available for scholarships and projects. Therefore, preserving the principal to provide a perpetual source of funding for scholarships and educational enrichment is vital. As a result of the Foundation's growth, the number of scholarships will increase. You can make an investment in the future of our students in the Bald Knob Public Schools with your tax deductible gift of cash, life insurance policies, stocks and securities, property, memorial gifts, or planned giving. Through its committees, the Board of Trustees carefully oversees and audits its internal investments, expenses, and the use of scholarship/grant funds.


Ways to Give:  DONATE NOW!

Making a Donation
A gift of any amount can be made at any time to the general fund.

Recurring Gift
Recurring gift allows you to give a gift to the foundation in any amount.

Gift in Honor/Memory
Give in honor or memory of someone special.

Memory Bricks
Personally engraved memory bricks will be placed in the "Memory Brick Plaza" at the northwest entrance to the high school.

Engraved Stone
Personally engraved small brass stones will be placed at the base of the "Donor Recognition Tree" located in the school cafeteria.

Engraved Leaf
Personally engraved leaves will be placed on the "Donor Recognition Tree" located in the elementary school cafeteria. 


Contributors

Friends of Education
$100-$299
Memorials acknowledged with a card to the family. Gifts of $75-$299 receive a brick(s) in Memory Plaza.

Supporters of Achievement
$300-$999
Donor name(s) engraved on a leaf on the Donor Recognition Tree located in the school cafeteria.

Benefactors of Knowledge
$1,000-$4,999
Donor name(s) engraved on a small brass stone at the base of the tree.

Sponsors of Excellence
$5,000-$14,999
Donor name(s) engraved on a brass or bronze plaque and placed near the Donor Recognition Tree.

Patrons of Learning
$15,000-$24,999
Donor name(s) will be engraved on a brass or bronze plaque and placed near the Donor Recognition Tree.

Founders of the Future
$25,000+
Donor may choose to have a photo engraved plaque to be placed near the Donor Recognition Tree.