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

Dr. Tom Cummings

Honorary Chair, Community Member at Large

Past Superintendent

Scott Wingerson

Chair, Partner in Education

City of Gladstone

Dr. Dan Clemens

Superintendent of Schools, Ex-officio

North Kansas City Schools

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

Joe James

Business Member at Large

Country Club Bank

Jenny Johnston

Business Member at Large

Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

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 Community Council

Ford Motor Company

Kristin Niederberger

Community Member at Large

Community Volunteer

Leslie Osmond

Parent Representative

Community Volunteer

Dr. Rodney Smith

Community Member at Large

William Jewell College

Vanessa Thomson

Teacher of Distinction

North Kansas City Schools

Laura Wagner

Past Chair, Business Member at Large

Wagner Marketing

Dr. Dan Wartick

Community Member at Large

Retired Principal, North Kansas City High School

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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