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The mission of the Foundation for Pottstown Education is to raise funds for and support life-changing educational opportunities for the students and teachers in the Pottstown School District promoting the enhancement of our community. Since 1985, the Foundation has helped Pottstown students and the surrounding community by providing funds for scholarships, athletic equipment and facilities (such as the Bobby Shantz baseball field), books, and award winning academic programs such as PEAK (Pottstown Early Action for Kindergarten Readiness) and Dual Enrollment at Montgomery County Community College. We invite you to learn more about the other ways the Foundation for Pottstown Education is making a difference in the lives of children all over the Pottstown area community.

All funds donated to the Foundation for Pottstown Education are used to support programs and services that enrich the education of the students in the Pottstown School District. As there are expenses in the administration and overseeing of the funding process, 90% of the funds given as restricted contributions, other than to the Scholarship account, are used as the donor requests with 10% being used for the administrative costs. 100% of gifts given to the Scholarship account are deposited in the assigned scholarship. An administrative fee of 10% is applied from only the realized gain of the scholarship investments at the end of the fiscal year.

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FPE helps fund an alignment machine for the PSD Automotive Technology class.
FPE provided funding for more than 800 Chromebooks.
The 2019 Early College Program graduates who earned up to 30 credits at MCCC while still in high school and funded by donors of the Foundation for Pottstown Education.
The 2020 graduates of PHS enrolled in the Early College Program.
Pottstown Middle School Environmental Education Club learning about the local waterway at MCCC.  This program was funded by a local anonymous donor of the Foundation for Pottstown Education.
Rupert Elementary fourth graders learning teamwork skills at Althouse Arboretum.
Lincoln Elementary Kindergarten students learning about the lifecycle of apples at Weaver's Orchard.
Pottstown seventh graders learning about aerodynamics at iFly.
Lincoln Elementary School third graders learning about Australia.
One of PSD's PEAK students 'excited" about learning emotions.
PHS's Robotics Team getting ready for competition.
Armatrol Engineering Computer purchased by the Foundation for Pottstown Education.
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152 East High Street, Suite 200
Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610.326.2900