Date of Award
Specialist in Education
Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Masters Thesis-Campus Only
This document provides the background and rationale for establishing a local educational foundation in the State of Michigan. Once a decision is made to implement a foundation, this guide will provide direction (and examples) for developing goals and mission statements. The guide also provides information for preparing the necessary organizational documents such as the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Tax Exempt Status, Employer Identification Number, and licensing permits. Also, year-end documents that need to be filed such as Internal Revenue forms and Michigan Annual Reports are included.
Guidelines are provided for the general operations of the foundation. Ideas are provided for selecting appropriate leadership, planning the organizational meeting, and raising funds. An extensive list of project ideas that could be carried out by the new foundation is included.
Schuiteboer, Dirk A., "A Guide to Developing a School Foundation in the State of Michigan" (1992). Masters Theses. 3500.