Bennington Public Schools Foundation

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Blake Thompson, Executive Director
Primary Contact Name
Blake Thompson
Main Address

11620 N 156th Street
P.O. Box 309
Bennington, NE 68007
United States

What We Do

The Bennington Public Schools Foundation is Bennington Public Schools’ fundraising partner. Founded as a non-profit corporation on December 29, 1992, the Foundation was initiated under the leadership of the Bennington Public School District’s Board of Education in 1992. We generate resources, build relationships and make strategic program investments to inspire our teachers and support student achievement.

The Mission of the Bennington Public Schools Foundation is to generate and distribute resources to or on behalf of the Bennington Public School District to enrich teaching, inspire learning, maximize opportunities and promote excellence in education for all students. The Foundation will achieve its mission by directing resources as follows:

  •  Assist students in achieving their educational goals through a variety of scholarship opportunities
  • Support staff for innovative efforts through classroom grants
  • Recognize excellence of caring adults within our school system
  • Support programs for the betterment of our school district
  • Build community awareness for the Bennington Public Schools Foundation
Interesting Info
  • The Foundation provided $230,000 of support for students and families during the 2022/23 school year.
  • Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships to graduates of Bennington High School.
  • Since 2008, the Foundation has awarded $330,000 in Classroom Grant Funding to Bennington teachers and administrators.
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