WELCOME TO THE BALLSTON SPA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

MISSION

Our mission is to support educational enrichment for the students of Ballston Spa. Through grants to educators, we fund projects that are outside the scope of the Ballston Spa Central School District's budget.  Specifically, projects that impact students’ intellectual, emotional, physical, or social development—increasing the depth and/or variety of subjects or some other form of educational benefit.

We like to think of ourselves as the “cherry on top” of what is regularly funded by the District.

We don’t fill holes in school funding; we amplify the education experiences of children.

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Ballston Spa Education Foundation (BSEF) is a non-profit group supporting the mission of the Ballston Spa Central School District by raising and distributing resources for educational enrichment outside the daily operational needs of the school district. Since its inception in 1996, BSEF has granted nearly $400,000 to fund educationally enriching programs at all levels. Our dedicated group of volunteers, including parents, school board members and teachers, work together

SILENT AUCTION NOV. 15th - 22nd

Just in time for the winter holidays, we’ve put together a collection of experiences, indulgences, and necessities designed to do the double duty of inspiring BSEF supporters with potential holiday gifts and supporting our teachers through the money raised. This auction represents not only the BSEF’s unwavering commitment to the Ballston Spa Central School District but, more immediately, it represents what is likely to be the last chance of 2020 to donate to the foundation.

 

Please join us and bid big for our teachers!

 

MAKE A GIFT

Our mission is to fund educational enrichment for the students of Ballston Spa. Through grants to educators, we fund projects that are outside the scope of the Ballston Spa Central School District's budget.  Specifically, we fund projects that impact students’ intellectual, emotional, physical, or social development—increasing the depth and/or variety of subjects, or some other form of educational benefit.

TESTIMONIALS

“The increased learning that has happened as a result of these grants is amazing" - Andrew Farrone, 2nd grade teacher, Wood Road 

VIDEO TESTIMONIALS

ABOUT BALLSTON SPA

The BSEF is a volunteer, not-for-profit corporation, incorporated under the laws of the State of New York and registered with the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Bureau of Charities and has a 501(c)(3) designation by the IRS.

GET IN TOUCH

Ballston Spa Education Foundation

P.O. Box 276

Ballston Spa, New York 12020

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