What is the Solanco Education Foundation?

The mission of the Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.

The top priority of the Solanco Education Foundation is to encourage educational excellence and academic enrichment for all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, in the Solanco School District.

The Solanco Education Foundation is a volunteer, non-profit organization that supports and enhances education in the Solanco School District by partnering with local residents, businesses, and organizations.

Since its founding in 2002, the Solanco Education Foundation has distributed over $300,000 for student scholarships, teacher venture grants, and education programs.

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded:

  • More than $110,000 in Student Scholarships
  • Over 100 Teacher Venture Grants
  • More than $150,000 in EITC funding

Click here for a brochure about the Solanco Education Foundation.

 

How Can I Support the Education Foundation?

Solanco alumni, parents, teachers, and staff, local community members, civic organizations, and businesses are all encouraged to consider making a tax deductible contribution to the Solanco Education Foundation.Your support can be given in many ways:

  • By making tax-deductible contributions of cash, securities, or property
  • By making a gift in honor of or in memory of a loved one
  • By making a gift though your will or estate plan
  • By businesses taking advantage of the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)
  • By participating in any of the SEF fundraising events
  • By participating in the Extraordinary Give which occurs once a year in November. Learn more about Extraordinary Give here.

Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program: The Solanco Education Foundation participates in Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Learn more about EITC here.

The programs that EITC donations have funded include Interactive Science Probe Ware and Mobile Computing at the high school, re-engineering technology, advanced placement digital classroom, gifted education digital media studio, improved kindergarten readiness skills and elementary school literacy, and vocabulary instructional materials for teachers and students at Quarryville Elementary.

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About Us

The mission of the Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.

Contact Us

Get in touch with Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) by calling 717-786-5617 or fill out the form below.

For additional information, please contact SEF’s executive director Keith Kaufman: keith_kaufman@solanco.k12.pa.us

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Mission Statement:

The mission of the non-profit Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.