Foundation 51

posted Jul 13, 2015, 9:17 AM by Dawna Green   [ updated Jul 13, 2015, 9:17 AM ]
Foundation 51 is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote educational excellence in MSAD #51 by funding initiatives that improve teaching and learning, and by inspiring community involvement for the benefit of our schools. Foundation 51 holds fall and spring grant cycles, where teachers and/or community groups are encouraged to apply for funding to support additional programs.

Foundation 51 was established in 1998 by community members from Cumberland and North Yarmouth to direct private charitable resources toward the enrichment of educational opportunities for students in MSAD #51. The Foundation's initial goal was to raise $51,000 from 51 families and and the goal was surpassed by $4,000. This was capped by a community campaign that raised an additional $17,000, confirming the desire from the community for this resource. To find out more about Foundation 51, or to get involved, visit www.foundation51.org.