Mount Vernon Public Schools Foundation
Goals and Objectives

Goal 1:  Develop a foundation marketing plan to the community.

  • Objective 1: Utilize all media outlets; radio, print, television (MVTV 10) to educate the community on foundation.
  • Objective 2: Distribute letters to attorneys, financial planners and accountants identifying the foundation, notifying them of our existence, with the goal of requesting donations.
  • Objective 3: Distribute letters to the general community identifying the foundation and requesting donations.
  • Objective 4: Identify new board Directors for the foundation with an emphasis on skills and strengths that can enhance board in a positive manner.
  • Objective 5: Use media sources to promote projects the foundation completes or intends to complete.

Goal 2: Establish a fundraising committee to research funding options.

  • Objective 1: Identify successful fundraising projects for the foundation.
  • Objective 2: Create a budget which represents fiscal responsibility.
  • Objective 3: Develop a timeline for implementation of fundraisers.
  • Objective 4: Study and determine available grants or foundation funding sources.
  • Objective 5: Establish an investment policy.

Goal 3: Identify projects to be initiated in 2009-2010 schoo year with foundation funding.

  • Objective 1: Contact the school district to determine current needs.
  • Objective 2: Come to a consensus as a board on potential projects.
  • Objective 3: Study and determine if mini-grants can be awarded.

Goal 4:  Review Director terms to ensure smooth transitions for outgoing members.

  • Objective 1: Contact current Directors to identify their intentions.
  • Objective 2: Study and determine if number of Directors should be modified.
  • Objective 3: If necessary to ensure smooth transitions for outgoing members identify rotation dates.

"First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective.
Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods.
Third, adjust all your means to that end."