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Giving Opportunities

Why do we need a foundation?

This Foundation will provide an avenue for charitable giving that will enhance the educational and career goals of Atlanta students by providing scholarships and facilitating lifetime achievement.  In addition, the Foundation will encourage parents and community members to become active participants in our student’s education while encouraging staff excellence.  Countless students will benefit from the Atlanta Education Foundation for generations to come.

How does the Foundation work?

The Atlanta Education is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that is representative of the communities and businesses served by Atlanta ISD.  The Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization established to create support for academic programs of Atlanta ISD.  These funds are not available through tax revenues, but come through tax deductible gifts made by individuals, businesses, and industries interested in the welfare of Atlanta ISD students.

How can I help?
By supporting:

Your support may come from tax deductible contributions of cash, annual pledges, memorial gifts, real estate, planned giving, or other gifts in kind.

By participating:

The Foundation welcomes the tangible and invaluable gifts of your time and service.

What are the investment options?

All gifts are tax deductible.

General Donations:

Cash or pledge donations at any time.  Such gifts may memorialize or honor family or friends.

Planned Giving:

Wills, trusts, life insurance, and other options recommended by estate planner.  For further information, contact the Foundation office.

Annual Fund Campaign:

Activities are planned each year to support the Foundation’s programs.

Endowment Fund:

Contribution may be designated specifically for the endowment fund.

Matched Giving:

Contribution may be doubled or tripled when matched by employer.  Check with your employer.

What are the funding priorities?
  • Innovative and Creative Teaching Grants
  • Student/Teacher Academic Recognition
  • Permanent Endowment Fund
  • Endowed Scholarship Program
Event Sponsorship

The foundation hosts fundraisers and events throughout the year including:

  • Blue Jeans and Bling
  • AEF Scholarship Golf Tournament
  • Academic Recognition Banquet
  • Distinguished Alumni Program
You can make a difference!

Your contribution to the Atlanta Education Foundation will be gratefully received and carefully appropriated to provide innovative opportunities for AISD students.  With each dollar spent for quality education, your generous gift will be Inspiring Innovative and Creative Learning in Atlanta schools!

  • Distinguished Partner – $10,000 or more
  • Diamond Partner – $5,000 or more
  • Platinum Partner – $2,500 or more
  • Gold Partner – $1,000 or more
  • Silver Partner – $500 or more
  • Maroon Partner – $250 or more

You may also mail donations to the office of the Atlanta ISD Foundation, 106 West Main, Atlanta, Texas 75551.  If you need further assistance with your donation, you may contact any of the foundation directors.

Thank you for supporting scholarships and inspiring creative and innovative learning.

 Legacy Brick

Why is our Atlanta Education Foundation Legacy Brick Plaza so special? It honors our students, alumni, our faculty & staff and our families & friends. For many of you, Atlanta, Texas was or has been a home for many years – a place where you lived, learned, worked, played and formed lifelong friendships. The Atlanta Education Foundation is proud to offer the opportunity to become a permanent part of Atlanta Independent School history! Become “engraved in history” and part of a lasting tradition by purchasing a LEGACY BRICK. These beautifully engraved bricks enhance the entrance to Atlanta High School and are a permanent celebration of those who have a special connection Atlanta. Your legacy brick can be engraved with your name and year of graduation, or it can serve as a tribute to a family member, a friend, or a special occasion. A class can purchase a brick celebrating your year of graduation. Each brick is $100 and can contain a maximum of two lines. An additional line may be purchase for $10.00. This donation is tax deductible.

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Leave Your Legacy Brick Form

Click the above photo for the Commemorative or Memorial Brick Order Form.