Become a Donor - SCSD Educational Foundation

Your contribution can help provide teachers with enhanced resources and community linkages to create equity and excellence in education for their students.
What your donation means

What do a ceramics studio, a sound field system, an African drum demonstration, and a poetry competition have in common?

They’re all extracurricular educational opportunities made possible by the Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation. Every school district has limited funds available to cover its core curriculum. And every district – in fact nearly every teacher and administrator – has a wish list of programs that compliments these classroom activities.

The mission of the Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) community foundation, is to strengthen our school district by expanding academic and cultural opportunities for students. Since its inception in the 2003/04 school year the Foundation has funded a total of 200 supplemental education grants and provided over $800,000 for students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade.

We ask you to consider becoming directly involved in the economic future of our community by supporting the quality of life and education of the 20,000 school children that live and learn in the 38 Syracuse City schools.


Our Partnership with United Way

Employees of the Syracuse School District will find the Foundation on their annual pledge drive form. Non-employees of the Syracuse City School District can make a United Way designated contribution to the SCSD Educational Foundation.

Simply write in the name of the Foundation on your contribution pledge sheet during the drive.

NOTE: You don’t have to wait for the annual United Way pledge drive to make a contribution using your United Way pledge. Click here or call (315) 428-2211. You can download a confidential Central NY United Way donor form here, and just writing in SCSD Educational Foundation as your designated agency.

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