Westlake Educational Foundation
Thank You For Supporting Our 2021 Raffle!
We raised over $30,000 for multiple organizations benefiting Westlake City Schools’ students.
Watch the 2021 drawing with this link.
We would like to thank WHS Senior, Andrew Cirincione, for editing and producing the video.
Ryan Serpentini prepares to draw the winning raffle ticket.
Raffle winners Joe & Elaine Pavlik get the keys to the 2020 Chevy Trax.
The Westlake Educational Foundation (WEF) extends sincere thanks to Serpentini Chevrolet of Westlake for generously donating a 2020 Chevy Trax that was raffled for the benefit of the students of Westlake City Schools. To maximize this benefit to all students, the Foundation partnered with the following organizations who donated additional prizes for the drawing and shared in ticket sales proceeds.
- Westlake PTAs,
- WDAB (Westlake Demon Athletic Boosters),
- Westlake Music Boosters,
- Westlake Alumni Association.
Thank you for supporting Westlake City Schools' students.
Prize #1: The WDAB Ultimate Demons Fan Package (over $500 value)
Prize #2: Westlake PTAs Basket (over $500 value)
Prize #3: Westlake Alumni Association - $250 cash prize
Prize #4: Westlake Alumni Association - $250 cash prize
Prize #5: Westlake Music Boosters - $100 Learning Express gift card
Car Raffle Questions? Email us at WEFRaffle@gmail.com
WHO ARE WE?
The Westlake Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that exists to extend enhanced opportunities and experiences to Westlake City Schools students beyond the excellent education offered through the District's traditionally funded programs. Originally founded in 1987, the Foundation offers grant funding to teachers and administrators for innovative and creative endeavors in pursuit of educating for excellence.
The mission of the Westlake Educational Foundation is to enhance educational opportunities and experiences of Westlake City Schools' students in the endeavor to Educate for excellence.
The Westlake Educational Foundation seeks to promote excellence in education through the use of private revenues by focusing on the following objectives:
- To both encourage outstanding academic achievement and provide enhanced learning opportunities to students.
- To encourage and increase local business, civic, and private sector involvement within our school community.
- To encourage creative and innovative educational programs.
Ann Beyer, Foundation Secretary
Craig Catanzarite, Foundation Board Member
Mary Essig, Foundation President
Scott Goggin, WCSD Superintendent and Foundation Chairman
Todd Hopkins, WCSD Treasurer and Ad hoc Foundation Board Member
Joe Kraft, Foundation Board Member
Kathi Maxwell, WCSD Associate Superintendent of Instruction (7-12) and Foundation Board Member
Paul Nebraska, Foundation Treasurer
FOUNDATION CONTACT INFORMATION
WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION?
You are welcome to show your support to our school community by making a general tax-deductible donation to the Foundation. If you would like to make donation, visit https://wefdonations.cheddarup.com .
The Foundation will email you a 501(c)(3) charitable organization receipt and add your name to the donor list.
STAFF GRANT PROCESS - 2021-2022
The Westlake Educational Foundation Staff Grant application process is now open to all WCSD certified staff members effective June 1, 2021.
Deadline to submit applications is July 1, 2021.
Grant applications may be submitted by any certified staff member of the Westlake City School District. All requests must be submitted by July 1, 2021 using the “Westlake Educational Foundation Staff Grant Application” Google Form link Grant Application - Google Form.
GRANT GUIDELINES OVERVIEW
Requests to the Westlake Educational Foundation are limited to projects that enrich the educational opportunities of students in the Westlake City School District. Projects must encourage the learning and growth of students and advance the missions of both the Foundation and the Westlake City School District. Requests should enhance educational opportunities and experiences over and above the required curriculum and not be made for on-going operational expenses such as salaries, benefits, facility maintenance, supplies, etc. normally covered within the Westlake City School District budget. Special consideration will be given to proposals that demonstrate creativity and innovation in student learning.
Questions about the grant application or process? https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r971xKDcLUP9jCyrh9cRe6i4i7a35kI5/view?usp=sharing
Three grant options are available:
Amounts less than $500 to fund small group, single classroom or limited audience projects and programs.
Amounts from $500 to $1,000 to fund special purpose projects or multiple classroom activities.
Amounts over $1,000 to fund large projects, distinctive programs, and multiple discipline proposals.
Grant requests are considered by the Foundation’s Board of Directors using a formal review process. Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of how closely they reflect the Mission of the Westlake Educational Foundation and support the Mission and Strategic Plan Initiatives of the Westlake City School District. Grant applications must be received by the published deadline for consideration. Decisions of the Foundation are final and will be communicated within six weeks of application receipt.
For more information, please contact Kathi Maxwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.