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About Us

over 2 years ago

Our Purpose

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The Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Founded in the Spring of 1997, the Foundation’s mission is:


  • To support learning for the children and adults of the Bangor Area School District by funding activities and culturally enriching programs, community events, student scholarships, teacher grant projects and academic awards. 
  • To encourage a life long thirst for knowledge, self-improvement, and wisdom. 

  • To make a positive difference in the quality of life for all people in the Bangor Area School district. 

  • To encourage participation in the Foundation for individuals, civic groups, industries, and businesses.


    The goal of the Foundation is to enhance the educational quality of our students and improve the overall community. The Foundation oversees the financial aspect of the various scholarships that are presented to our students each year.  The two largest awards are the Wolf and Trigiani scholarships.



    How are we funded?

    Tax deductible donations are accepted from:


    Caring individuals

    Area businesses

    Service clubs



    Contact Deanna Ruzanski, Executive Director, at 610-730-8408 or  or any of our Board Members for more information or to get involved.

Contact Us
Contact Us
Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation

Deanna Ruzanski
Executive Director
123 Five Points Richmond Road
Bangor, Pa 18013

Teacher Grant Program

about 1 year ago

Teacher Grant Program



     The Teacher Grant program is intended to cover initiatives and programs that are outside of the typical school budget. Each year, The Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc. will allocate a limited sum of money for The Teacher Grant Program. Requests will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis and prioritized with other funding requests that will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Teacher Grant Committee and voted on by the entire board.

      The individual amounts for each grant will not exceed $1,000.00. The Foundation’s Teacher Grant Committee reserves the right to allocate additional funds per grant at its sole discretion.

       The Teacher Grant Program application can be obtained from your Principal or through the district website Return the completed application to the Foundation’s Executive Director, Deanna Ruzanski in the Administration Building or at  The application deadline is June 30, 2018. The individual grants will be awarded by August 15, 2018. Feel free to contact Deanna Ruzanski, Executive Director at 610-730-8408 or for questions regarding the application.

Teacher Grant Program Application

Teacher Grant Program Rubric