The Poplar Bluff Public School Foundation Board of Directors includes [back row from left]: historian John Wolpers II, member Dr. Mike Price, administrative representative Chris Hon, teacher representative Phil Murray and Board of Education representative John Scott; [front row from left] treasurer Donna Gieselmann, chairwoman Dr. Amber Richardson, member Emily Wolpers and historian Ann Smith. Not pictured are vice chairwoman Emily Hogg and member Alana Robertson.
About the Foundation
The Poplar Bluff Public School Foundation, a non-profit organization, was formed to help increase the educational opportunities for the children in our community.
The Foundation allows individuals and businesses to make tax-deductible contributions or bequests for the purpose of providing special equipment, scholarships and programs that may otherwise not be available in the public schools.
Individuals making contributions to the Foundation are making an important investment in our community and supporting our most valuable assets — the children.
Ways to Give
There are many ways to give to the Foundation, and it is at the donorís discretion. If you make a contribution you have the following options:
- Contribution with no strings allowing the Foundation to use the funds at its discretion
- Contributions for specific projects
- Contributions where only the interest is used to provide ongoing projects such as scholarships.
Benefits of Giving
- Help provide educational opportunities for the children in our community
- Decide how you want your money used
- You may receive income and estate tax benefits
Tax Benefits of Giving
Charitable giving may offer many benefits for the donor, especially in the area of taxation. Individuals making charitable contributions may reduce income tax and estate tax, and sometimes provide income to the donor. And, the giving may be done while living or after death. There are benefits of each method. You should consult your tax advisor before you make a decision.
Send donations to:
Poplar Bluff Public School Foundation
1110 N. Westwood Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901