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Campus Park Foundation



The Farnsworth School and Campus Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports campus improvements and educational programs at the school. All of the Foundation’s activities and fundraising are managed by volunteer support. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


WHAT IS OUR MISSION?

To enhance the educational programs at Farnsworth School. To facilitate physical improvements to the school and campus. To improve the campus open space, landscaping and recreational facilities. To create a campus which is inclusive to all students.


WHAT ACTIVITIES DO WE SUPPORT?

The Foundation primarily supports campus improvements, arts and academic programming, technology and “green” initiatives at the school. We also aim to facilitate a dialogue about a TIF-funded campus park at the school. Our activities strive to engage the school and the community.


Recent Foundation donations to the school include:

· Produced and financed two school musicals:Snoopy!!! and Guys and Dolls Jr. – a significant financial and volunteer commitment

· Created and sponsored the school Chess Team in Fall 2010

· Donated board games/indoor recess activities to each homeroom

· Donated projectors needed for classroom technology boards

· Funded the Planet Turtle educational software for primary classrooms

· Sponsored free Earth Day events

· Provided initial funding and support for the new school website

· Funded a kindergarten field trip program on the environment at the Old Town School of Folk Music

· Provided financial and volunteer leadership to paint school hallways

· Led other campus improvements: Repainted marquee; repaired auditorium seats; painted game stencils on the playground, and completed spring and fall plantings at school entrance




HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?

Become a member! Annual memberships are $5.00 for an individual and $25.00 for a business. We also have the ability to accept payment for individual memberships via PayPal. You can choose to pay your individual membership dues safely and conveniently online; but we ask that you also return the membership form to the school so we have all of your information. 




Volunteer! Whether you have 20 minutes or 20 hours, there is something for everyone. There are plenty of things you can do on your own schedule. Have a special talent, hobby or occupation? Let us know. You would be surprised at the number of ways you can get involved.