The Bellingham Public School Foundation (BPSF) partners with the community to build awareness and support to help fund the best possible education for all students in Bellingham Public Schools.
The Foundation helps to bridge the gap between basic education funding provided by the State of Washington and what is needed to meet the Bellingham School District’s goals of academic excellence in accordance with its strategic plan, The Bellingham Promise.
School foundations play a crucial role for many school districts across that nation by serving as a reliable source of funds and stability in times of need through annual giving and well-managed endowments. Conversely, school foundations can greatly augment the student experience by helping to fully deliver on the promise of an excellent education for all.
We believe great teaching with strong support is vital. Our monies will support the four pillars that comprise the key strategies outlined by the district in the Bellingham Promise:
In concert with Bellingham Public Schools, the Foundation: