We appreciate your belief in our work to benefit the students of Franklin Public Schools. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization separate from the school district. We need your help to expand the boundaries of education. The best opportunities start with a quality education. Since 1996, our foundation has provided $1,147,168 in new opportunities for students in the Franklin Public Schools. Scroll down to learn more about the vital work we are doing in Franklin!
Our Mission: To enhance educational opportunities, beyond what the school district provides,
through business and community partnerships.
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Watch for the NEW 2013 Flavors Coming Soon!!
A thank you to the Rode family, the 2012 auction winner for giving us Creme Brule, a delicious new custard flavor and to everyone who stopped into Omega Custard on 27th & Rawson on the 16th of every month. Watch for the 2013 flavor to be announced soon so you can satisfy your sweet tooth and support the Foundation!
In The News
Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director Gerry Bournelis
The Franklin Educational Foundation is extremely pleased to welcome Gerrry Bournelis as its new Executive Director.
Gerry brings extensive experience in fundraising and volunteer management. She has worked for many key local non-profits in the Milwaukee area including YWCA of Greater Milwaukee, Easter Seals Kindcare and Chilldren's Hospital, Inc.
Gerry currently lives in Oak Creek, with her husband and two sons.
Of her new position, Gerry says, " I'm pelased to join the Franklin Educational Foundation as its celebrates 17 years of providing classroom innovation for the Franklin students. Building upon the $1 million legacy left by past board members and foundation leaders, I'm excited to lead the current efforts to reach the next million-dollar mark. I look forward to creating strong bridges in the community so that our students excel and become great future leaders and employees."
The Foundation In Action
A total of 10 grants were funded this year totaling $68,863.00 in awards. The Foundation has provided $1,147,168.00 in new opportunities to the Franklin School District since 1996. For a list of this Years awards CLICK HERE.