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How you can help

 

Your donation to the Education Foundation goes towards enhancing the educational opportunities offered at Mansfield ISD. Together, we are bringing learning to life in the classrooms and on the campuses. Realizing you have many options to place your resources we are extremely grateful you have chosen to invest in the students and educators of Mansfield ISD.

The Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity established in 1998 to support Mansfield ISD and the education it provides. Donations made to the foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law as defined by the IRS Revenue Code.
 

Ways to Give

Donations can be made online or with checks. 

Make checks payable to Mansfield ISD Education Foundation and mail to:

MISD Education Foundation
609 East Broad Street
Mansfield, TX 76063
 

Sponsor an Event

Colors for Caring 5K
Golf Tournament
Sporting Clay Shoot
Top 50 Academic Recognition Celebration
 

Support a District Program or Initiative

Educational Grants
Frances Brownlie Scholarship
Social Emotional Health
Library Books for New Schools

 

Memorials

​Memorial gifts provide remembrance of a loved one or friend and are a thoughtful way to recognize a special person’s life. Your gift pays tribute to a loved one or colleague, while promoting a legacy of learning.

When memorial gifts are made, the family of the deceased will receive a gift acknowledgement recognizing the donor without divulging the amount of the gift. If you request that the gift amount is to be disclosed, we will be happy to oblige. As the donor, you will receive a receipt to record your tax deductible donation.

 

Honorariums

Honorarium gifts and endowments pay tribute to the living. There’s no better way to honor and say “thank you” to a colleague, friend, community leader, or family member than establishing an Honorarium Endowment to recognize that person’s contributions to the community or district. As with a memorial, this gift not only recognizes the honoree, but contributes to the educational opportunities provided by Mansfield ISD in a way that would make anyone proud to receive.

When you give an honorarium gift, the honoree will receive a gift acknowledgement recognizing the donor without divulging the amount of the gift. If you request that the gift amount is to be disclosed, we will be happy to oblige. As the donor, you will receive a receipt to record your tax deductible donation.

 

Planned Giving

Planned giving leaves a legacy of learning for future generations of children in our community. By including Mansfield ISD Education Foundation as a beneficiary of your estate or will, your investment will become a lasting legacy that benefits our students and schools for years to come.

 

Endowment

The Mansfield ISD Education Foundation has established an endowment fund with the intent to sustain support for Mansfield ISD, not just for a year, a decade, but for generations. By preparing for the future, we provide a foundation that will be vital to Mansfield ISD continuing as a destination district, even years from now when today’s students are parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents.

What is an Endowment Fund?

Endowment Funds are monies typically held in long-term investments with the principal remaining untouched, allowing the funds to have greater impact over time. The money may be permanently restricted, temporarily restricted, or unrestricted in its use, based on the request and intent of the donor.

Why is an Endowment Fund Important?

The money held in our Endowment Fund generates interest and dividend income that as it grows may one day be used to support programs, initiatives, or even foundation staff by providing a permanent ongoing source of revenue.

Is a gift to the Endowment the right fit for me?

We encourage donors to consider contributing to the Education Foundation’s Endowment Fund.  Gifts to the Endowment Fund secure the long-term support the foundation is able to provide Mansfield ISD. For more information contact Lynn Wilkie at 817-299-6355 or lynnwilkie@misdmail.org.

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