Jun 7 2016

Ed Foundation Donates Millions to Piedmont Schools

Piedmont Education Foundation approves $2.47 million grant to Piedmont Unified School District

At its May meeting, the Piedmont Education Foundation Board of Directors approved a grant of $2,474,233 for the 2016 – 2017 school year. The funding represents almost 8% of the District’s 2016-2017 budget, and provides direct support for nearly 12% of Piedmont’s K-12 teachers.

The grant is the first of its kind to be allocated with monies raised entirely by the new PEF organization throughout this past year. By bringing new transparency and more stakeholders to the grant-making process, the donation represents a significant change from past practices.

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