Education Foundation

Education Foundation

We recognize innovation and excellence in education by funding grants and college scholarships and by supporting schools and school-related programs. The Education Foundation provides students and staff opportunities that are not supported by tax dollars.

Mission: Engaging our communities to support and fund extraordinary educational experiences.

Annual Report

Annual Report

The Education Foundation partners with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to raise, invest, manage and distribute funds. Our work is guided and supported by a 17-member Advisory Board. For details and donors, see our most recent annual report.

Board and Staff

Dedicated to the Mission

Ellen Todd

Chair, Business Member at Large

Curry Real Estate Services

Libby Blair

Past Chair, Community Member at Large

Community Volunteer

Dr. Dan Clemens

Superintendent of Schools

North Kansas City Schools

Dr. Tom Cummings

Community Member at Large

Past Superintendent

Allen Dillingham

Community Member at Large

The Builders’ Association/NORTH Magazine

Matt Fritz

Treasurer, Ex-officio

North Kansas City Schools

Kim Giddings

Secretary, Ex-officio

North Kansas City Schools

Tammy Henderson

Exec. Director, Community Relations & Gov. Affairs

North Kansas City Schools

Audrey Hill

Business Member at Large

Saint Luke’s Health System

Jan Kauk

Board of Education Representative

North Kansas City Schools

Jan Lewis

NKC Education Foundation Director

North Kansas City Schools

Barbara Madden

Staff Member at Large

North Kansas City Schools

Brian Mercer

North Kansas City PTA Council President

Missouri Parent Teacher Association

Russell Shankland

Community Member at Large

Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Dr. Rodney Smith

Community Member at Large

Sophic Solutions, LLC

Jennifer Spiegel

Teacher of Distinction

North Kansas City Schools

Laura Wagner

Chair-Elect, Parent Representative

Wagner Marketing

Scott Wingerson

Partner in Education

City of Gladstone

Goals and Governance

Goals and Governance

The Education Foundation maintains a formal system for raising, managing and distributing funds under the guidance of a 17-member Advisory Board.

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