More than 65 education foundations around the state belong to INAPEF to learn, network, share and connect so they can make their foundations as successful as they can be. Your support allows our members to attend conferences at an affordable cost, advocate at the statehouse, and have access to an online community and resources. Some of our partnerships even allow our members the benefit of collective buying power. If you would like to learn more about how your organization can get involved, please contact Krista.
The Impact of Education Foundations
94% of Indiana's children attend public schools each day and each day more than 1/2 million Indiana students are
impacted by the work public education foundations are doing to bring innovative, inspiring and engaging opportunities to help students learn into their classrooms.
Public education foundations raise private dollars that are granted to their local school districts to help fund the initiatives that public funding for schools just can't cover. These K-12 public education foundations in Indiana bring in more than $16 million annually to school districts across the state.
Many education foundations offer classroom and teacher grants and some offer scholarships to students in the district. But education foundations are also having a larger impact on many districts that they serve by funding initiatives such as: