The Educational Foundation of Lake County, Inc. pledges with its mission statement ""To serve as a direct support organization for the Lake County School District, which ensures that its financial and human resources are used to the maximum potential for the promotion of excellence in education in Lake County.""
Impact Summary from the Nonprofit 1) During the last fiscal year, the Educational Foundation awarded $118,144 in grants to teachers in LakeCountythrough the Grants for Great Ideas program that impacted 36,425 students.2) The Back to School Backpack Fair raised $32,000 to provide 3,000 low-income students with a backpack filled with school supplies to start the school year. 3) Through community funding and support Take Stock in Children was able to induct 44 new students into the program at a contract signing celebration in April. 35 students have completed the obligations of their contract and graduated from high school. 84% of students that graduated high school in 2011 have enrolled in college. 1) The state budget for Grants for Great Ideas for next school year has been cut by almost 50%. The Educational Foundation must raise funds to take advantage of the matching dollars, and to compensate for the budget cut from the state in order to be able to still award grants to teachers. 2) The Foundation's goal is to serve 4,000 students for the August 2012 Back to School Backpack Fair at a cost of $6.50 per back pack. 3) The goal for Take Stock in Childern is to raise $140,000 so that 35 new students can participate in this program. The cost for a scholarship is $4,000 which includes $500 for personalized monitoring assistance for each scholarship.
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