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Frequent Questions

Have you ever had a question and didn’t know where to find the answer? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

This section is a compilation of answers to the questions most commonly asked by our constituents. Just start by following one of the links below. If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.

  1. Why was the foundation created?

    The foundation was created to support excellence in education by providing supplemental funds for enrichment and program areas not otherwise funded by the Sanger ISD. Funding does not replace or alter the use of funds from traditional tax-based sources.

  2. What is the purpose of the Sanger Education Foundation?

    The primary purpose of the Sanger Education Foundation is to solicit, manage and distribute supplemental funds for education and to create a perpetual source of funds for educational programs and projects which are not within the budgetary guidelines of the Sanger ISD and/or for which tax dollars cannot be expended. The programs funded will emphasize the foundation’s mission to enhance the learning environment for Sanger students.

  3. Programs and activities of the foundation will be funded by donations and earnings on investment capital. In-kind and monetary gifts will be accepted from individuals, corporations and other foundations.

  4. When will funds be allocated?

    Some programs will be funded annually, while other programs will be funded semi-annually or throughout the year, as determined by the Board of Directors.

  5. Is the foundation a function of the Sanger ISD?

    The Sanger Education Foundation is an independent, non-profit corporation governed by its own board of directors, comprised of a cross section of the community. The Foundation has a vision for excellence in it’s support of students and staff of the district. The Superintendent, the President of the Board of Trustees of the School Board, and the Foundation’s Executive Director serve as non-voting ex-officio members.

  6. Who will make the decision on how funds will be allocated?

    Members of the board of directors of the Sanger Education Foundation will determine how funds will be allocated and awarded. Community volunteers will serve as committee members on the Programs committee. The Committee’s charge is to evaluate grant requests in an anonymous and unbiased manner via a consistently applied evaluation process.