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Education Foundation

Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation

The Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation provides an avenue for community members to support our school system, students and staff through charitable donations. This Foundation will enhance students' experiences and assist teachers in creating dynamic instructional programs.

Tax-deductible contributions to the Foundation will be used to support Kent County Public Schools teachers with mini-grants, cover the costs for field trips and fund other school system initiatives.
The Foundation also is currently raising funds to renovate the planetarium at Kent County High School.
Applications for funds are reviewed by the Foundation board.

Make a donation online or mail a contribution to: 
KCPS Education Foundation
c/o Mid-Shore Community Foundation
102 East Dover Street
Easton, MD  21601
Checks should be payable to MSCF/KCPS Education Foundation.

Support our educators

Among the initiatives the Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation is seeking your financial support for are:

Teacher Karen Carty hosts an environmental lesson outdoors
Mini-grants for teachers

This grant program is open to Kent County Public Schools teachers, administrators and staff to help create dynamic instructional programs.  
The Foundation awards funds to support innovative projects that will positively impact student learning. Interdisciplinary and team-teaching projects are accepted.

Field Trips

Another goal of the Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation is to provide extra funding support for field trips to destinations outside of Kent County that highlight the significant historical and cultural resources beyond our community.

Your contribution could help a Kent County student take their first trip to a place like the Smithsonian, where they could see real dinosaur bones and NASA spacecraft, learn even more about historical figures like Frederick Douglass and grow their appreciation for art.

A collection of images from the Smithsonian: a dinosaur skull, a painting, a portrait of Frederick Douglass and a space shuttle

A special capital campaign

Kent County High School Planetarium

Improvements to Kent County High School's planetarium
One of the unique features of Kent County High School in Worton is that it has a fully operational planetarium.
This incredible asset needs additional support from the community. While still functional, the equipment is very old, with manual dials and switches for controls and cassette tapes and slides for media.
The planetarium has so much potential, not just for our students, but also the broader community. Help us turn the planetarium into an asset for everyone in Kent County to enjoy! 

Donations may be mailed to:

KCPS Education Foundation
c/o Mid-Shore Community Foundation
102 East Dover St.
Easton, MD 21601
Checks should be payable to MSCF/KCPS Education Foundation.

For more information, contact:
Dan Divilio
Public Relations and 
Communications Specialist
Kent County Public Schools

Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation

For teachers and administrators interested in Foundation funding:

Mid-Shore Community Foundation

The Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation Fund is a component fund of Mid-Shore Community Foundation, a public foundation designated as a 501(c)(3) charity. Donations to the Fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. A copy of Mid-Shore Community Foundation’s financial statement is available at or by calling 410-820-8175. Information about Mid-Shore Community Foundation submitted under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act can be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.