The Old Rochester Tri-Town Education Foundation
The 21/22 Grant Applications will be available on this site by 01/19/21
"Lighting the Way for Education"
The Old Rochester Tri-Town Education Foundation Lighthouse Fund is a fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts.
The Lighthouse Fund is a growing endowment fund. With your tax-deductible donation, we provide creative, engaging learning opportunities in our schools.
The Foundation’s mission is to support grants to benefit public education in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. Funding is generated from private philanthropic donations to the Lighthouse Fund of the Old Rochester Tri-Town Education Foundation.
Vision: The vision of the Lighthouse Fund is to:
Enrich the educational, cultural and civic experience for all our students.
Enhance each student’s success in school, in our communities and in life.
Encourage academic excellence, innovation and creative thinking in our schools.
The Lighthouse Fund of the Foundation has been developed to provide support for projects that:
Provide enrichment and innovation above what is taxpayer funded.
Inspire students and teachers through new opportunities.
Strengthen our future by creating more informed citizens – both students and adults.
Examples of the types of activities to be funded include:
Bringing people and resources to our schools
Supporting exceptional student projects/opportunities
Enabling collaboration across disciplines, grade levels and schools
Funding professional development consistent with the mission of the Foundation
If you have questions or would like clarification, please contact Ms. Kathy Eklund, Chair of the Lighthouse Fund Distribution Committeeat email@example.com .
Board of Directors for 2020-2021
Erin O. Bednarczyk, Chair email
Karin Barrows, Treasurer email
Paula Meere, Secretary email
Asst. Superintendent Dr. Jannell Pearson-Campbell, ORR Admin. Representative email
Kathy Ecklund email
Deb Grassi email
Barbara Moody email
Robin Rounseville, Rochester Representative email
Elizabeth Sherry email
Suzanne Tseki, ORR School Committee Representative email