Our Purpose

  • BASD Educational Foundation logo         

     The Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Founded in the Spring of 1997, the Foundation’s mission is: 
    • To support learning for the children and adults of the Bangor Area School District by funding activities and culturally enriching programs, community events, student scholarships, teacher grant projects and academic awards. 
    • To encourage a life long thirst for knowledge, self-improvement, and wisdom. 

    • To make a positive difference in the quality of life for all people in the Bangor Area School district. 

    • To encourage participation in the Foundation for individuals, civic groups, industries, and businesses. 

      The goal of the Foundation is to enhance the educational quality of our students and improve the overall community. The Foundation oversees the financial aspect of the various scholarships that are presented to our students each year.  The two largest awards are the Wolf and Trigiani scholarships.

       How are we funded?

      Tax deductible donations are accepted from: Estates / Caring individuals / Area businesses / Service clubs / Alumni  Contact Deanna Ruzanski, Executive Director, at 610-730-8408 or dlynnruzanski@gmail.com  or any of our Board Members for more information or to get involved.

Teacher Grant Program

  • Teacher Grant Program  

         The Teacher Grant program is intended to cover initiatives and programs that are outside of the typical school budget. Each year, The Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc. will allocate a limited sum of money for The Teacher Grant Program. Requests will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis and prioritized with other funding requests that will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Teacher Grant Committee and voted on by the entire board.

          The individual amounts for each grant will not exceed $1,000.00. The Foundation’s Teacher Grant Committee reserves the right to allocate additional funds per grant at its sole discretion.

           The Teacher Grant Program application can be obtained from your Principal or through the district website Return the completed application to the Foundation’s Executive Director, Deanna Ruzanski in the Administration Building or at dlynnruzanski@gmail.com.  The application deadline is June 30, 2018. The individual grants will be awarded by August 15, 2018. Feel free to contact Deanna Ruzanski, Executive Director at 610-730-8408 or dlynnruzanski@gmail.com for questions regarding the application

    Teacher Grant Program Application

    Teacher Grant Program Rubric