The Foundation’s Fundraising
The Foundation must, of course, raise funds before it distributes them! It does this through one primary funding streams - your contributions!
- Contributions, including
- Bequests and Legacies
- Unrestricted contributions
- Restricted contributions
As you can see from the chart below, monetary contributions of all kinds constitute 76% of the Foundation's income.
In addition, the Foundation is occasionally the recipient of grant money from outside sources.
For more information on contributions, click here. To join the ranks of people making a contribution, click on the Give MN button at the right side of this page.
Typically, the Foundation sponsors a limited number of events each year. These include two alumni luncheons, and the golf tournament.
For a calendar showing upcoming events, click here.
Merchandise such as sweatshirts, hats, and fleece vests is sold at the Foundation's events. In addition, it is sold on the first and third Wednesdays of the month - for several hours around the lunch hour - in the South High School Commons.
The Mission of the Friends of South High Foundation: provide financial assistance and support for programs at South High School that directly enhance the students’ overall high school experience by enriching their academic, cultural and extracurricular experience; and to support and enhance their ability to further their education.