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Support the Colonial School District Education Foundation (CSDEF) in building community and business partnerships and generating resources that will inspire students and teachers and that will encourage innovation and excellence in Colonial's classrooms.

If you have questions or would like to get involved in the CSDEF, please contact Denise Marks, Colonial School District's Director of Development, at 610-834-1670. ext. 2151, or click here to send an email.

Donate

Ways to Give to the Foundation


Annual Fund

Help us reach our goal of raising $20 per student this year!











Teacher Tribute














Memorial Gift











Teacher Grant Program









The Colonial School District Education Foundation (CSDEF) is recognized as a charitable organization by the IRS, section 501(c)(3). Your tax deductible donation may also be eligible for matching funds from you or your spouse’s employer.

If you'd like to donate check, please make it out to the Colonial School District Education Foundation and send it to:

Colonial School District Education Foundation
Attn: Denise Marks
230 Flourtown Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462


Thank you for your support!

Funding Areas

The Colonial School District Education Foundation is focusing its 2017-2018 funding on:

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) initiatives, including elementary "Innovation Labs" for the K-5 libraries that feature robots, 3D printers, and resources that encourage basic engineering principles.
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program at Colonial Middle School and Plymouth Whitemarsh High School that targets students in the academic middle and gives them the tools and support to change "if I go to college" to "when I go to college."
  • Teacher Grants that support innovative classroom projects and initiatives related to the STEAM culture in Colonial, such as project-based lessons, real-world connections, and programs that highlight The Four Cs: Creativity, Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking.

Sponsorship Levels

Individual Donor Levels

Colonial Contributor (<$100)

  • Donor listing in CSD Annual Report
  • Donor listing in CSDEF Annual Report

Supporter ($100-$499)

  • Donor listing on CSDEF webpage
  • Donor listing in CSD Annual Report and Spring Newsletter
  • Donor listing in CSDEF Annual Report

Advocate ($500-$999)

  • Donor listing on CSDEF webpage
  • Donor listing in CSD Annual Report and Spring Newsletter
  • Donor listing in CSDEF Annual Report

Innovator ($1000-$2499)

  • Donor listing on CSDEF webpage
  • Donor listing in CSD Annual Report and Spring Newsletter
  • Donor listing in CSDEF Annual Report

Major Donor Levels

Scholar Sponsor (#2,500-$4,999)

  • Donor listing on CSDEF webpage
  • Donor listing in CSD Annual Report and Spring Newsletter
  • Donor listing in CSDEF Annual Report
  • Post on CSDEF social media (once per year)
  • Live pregame listing of name as a sponsor at sporting events
  • Video Bulletin Board ad in gymnasiums (one per rotation)
  • Two tickets to attend and sponsor listing at CSDEF main event
  • Two tickets to attend donor recognition event
  • Private tour showing funding area

Honor Sponsor ($5,000-$7,499)

  • Benefits from Scholar Sponsor level
  • 1/4 page full color advertisement in the CSD Annual Report and Spring Newsletter
  • 1/4 page full color advertisement in the CSDEF Annual Report
  • One additional post on social media (twice per year total)

Merit Sponsor ($7,500-$9,999)

  • Benefits from Honor Sponsor level
  • Addition of logo in donor listing on CSDEF webpage.
  • One additional Video Bulletin Board ad in gymnasiums (two per rotation total)
  • Thank you slide on CITV Bulletin Board
  • Live thank you promotion read at sporting events
  • Two additional tickets to the CSDEF main event (four total)
  • Two additional tickets to attend donor recognition event (four total)

Champion Sponsor ($10,000-$14,999)

  • Benefits from Merit Sponsor level
  • Upgrade 1/4 page ad to 1/2 page full color advertisement in the CSD Annual Report
  • Two additional posts on social media (four times per year total)
  • On-air thank you promotion during CITV game coverage (once per game)
  • Two tickets to the PWHS fall play, PWHS spring musical and PWHS home sporting events

Founding Sponsor ($15,000-$24,999)

  • Benefits from Champion Sponsor level
  • Addition of link to donor listing on CSDEF webpage
  • Upgrade 1/4 page ad to 1/2 page full color advertisement in the CSD Spring Newsletter
  • Two additional posts on social media (six times per year total)
  • Additional live thank you promotion read at sporting events (two per event)
  • Additional on-air thank you promotion during CITV game coverage (twice per game)
  • Live CSD School Board Meeting Check Presentation and meet and greet
  • Small stadium banner at PWHS Colonial Field
  • Two additional tickets to the PWHS fall play, PWHS spring musical and PWHS home sporting events (four tickets for each event total)
  • Two additional tickets to the CSDEF main event (six total)
  • Two additional tickets to attend donor recognition event (six total)

Presenting Sponsor ($25,000+)

  • Benefits of the Founding Sponsor level
  • Upgrade 1/2 ad to full page color advertisement in the CSD Annual Report and CSD Spring Newsletter
  • Six additional posts on social media (12 times per year)
  • Two additional Video Bulletin Board ads in gymnasiums (four per rotation total)
  • Additional live thank you promotion read at sporting events (three per event)
  • 15-second thank you video on CITV
  • Upgrade small stadium banner to large stadium banner at PWHS Colonial Field.
  • Two additional tickets to the PWHS fall play, PWHS spring musical and PWHS home sporting events (six tickets for each event total)
  • Two additional tickets to the CSDEF main event (eight total)
  • Two additional tickets to attend donor recognition event (eight total)
  • Personalized package to use CSD facility for a private event

Naming rights are available for Major Donors above $25,000.



Trustees

Mark Bill
The Bill Consulting Group
President

Annette Swartz
Colonial School District Teacher, retired
Vice President

Jeffrey Horrow
S. Jeffrey Horrow Associates LLC
Treasurer Liaison

Rosemary Winterbottom
Lockheed Martin Corporation, retired
Corresponding Secretary

Denise Marks
Director of Development & Curriculum Supervisor for Career Readiness
Colonial School District


Jori Broad
Weichert Realtors

Brandon Cohen
Student Representative
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Class of 2018

Janet Dicenzo
Montgomery County Department of Commerce, retired

Linda Doll
Colonial Resident
Friends of Williams Jeanes Memorial Library, President

Salvatore Giannone
Sal's Barbershop

Leslie Glatz
The Penn Fund, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Michael Christian
Superintendent
Colonial School District

Allison Greenfield
Executive Search Recruiter

Melissa Sciotto
MIXX Fitness

David M. Sherman
Community Relations Coordinator
Colonial School District

Suzanne Slattery
Colonial School District Teacher

Pat Volovnick
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, Retired

Vision and Mission

CSDEF Vision:

A unified and future-ready community that supports high-quality education and takes pride in the Colonial School District

CSDEF Mission:

The CSDEF will build community connections and generate resources for expanding and enriching programs that promote excellence in the Colonial School District.


CSDEF News

Upcoming Events

Join our donors:

Presenting Sponsors ($25,000+)

Champion Sponsors ($10,000-$14,999)


Scholar Sponsors ($2,500-$4,999)

Whole Foods Market, Plymouth Meeting

Innovator Sponsors ($1,000-$2,499)

Dr. Jason Bacani*
Nancy Brown*
Elzar Camper, Jr.*
Cenero LLC
Wendy Davis*
Linda and Tom Doll
Margaret Freels*
Lisa Genovese
Kevin Godshall
Kevin Golebiewski*
Dr. MaryEllen Gorodetzer*
Jennifer & Greg Kriebel
Nancy Langerfeld*
The Marks Family
Richard Montella*
The Olszewski Family
Plymouth Meeting Mall - PRIET
PWHS Class of 1976*
Jill Ruggiero*
Marsha Santangelo*
Robert Slagle*
Subaru of America, Inc.
Symantec
Marsha Taylor*
Eileen Werth*
Zoup, Plymouth Meeting Mall

*Renovation Item Purchase














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