Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation
Celebrating Our 20th Year of Improving Education Together!

Student Support:

  • Fund Support-A-Scholar, paying for 50% of students’ advance college course fees
  • Support annual Middle School STEAM Fair, and other academic related exhibits and competitions

Teacher Support:

  • Fund Teacher-coaching programs
  • Fund a variety of technology equipment to enhance classroom learning methods

Facilities Support:

  • Supported upgrades and dedication of John Silan Gymnasium in 2017
  • Collected $556,434 for Kutztown Cougar Stadium & Timothy Breidegam Track in 2018
  • Provided funds for fencing around HS athletic stadium
  • Continue collecting donations for Cougar Stadium Walkway name bricks

Alumni Recognition:

  • Recognized 13 KAHS Alumni for personal & professional accomplishments
  • Supported first All-Alumni Homecoming Reception in 2019
  • Committed to support Annual All- Alumni Reception beginning in 2021
  • Hosted a reception for Cougar Tale members in 2015

KASD High School Awards:

  • Gave 326 awards in 20 years; currently awarding 43 scholarships annually
  • Received $1,171,904 in donations towards KASD high school student scholarship
  • Received over 25 trust agreements totaling >$900,000 safely invested for future scholarships

EITC & Innovative Project Support:

  • Received $358,000 from local businesses to support innovative projects at KASD
  • Funded the One-to-One laptop initiative, first of its kind in Berks County
  • Purchased computers, iPads, projectors, digital cameras, printers, software and network upgrades to enhance academic curriculum
  • Expanded outdoor classroom space with tents at each school

Milestones:

  • Became 2nd Education Foundation in Berks County in 2000
  • Granted 501c(3) Charitable Tax Exemption status in October, 2001
  • Created fulltime Administrative Support position in 2018
  • Received “Community Organization of the Year” in 2019
  • Voluntary Board of Directors comprised of alumni & former administration