How does the PPS Foundation donation work?

As noted, there is a separate line in this donation request for donations to the PPS Foundation.  The Foundation is an organization separate from PTSA. Foundation money may be used to pay for PPS teachers and staff salaries.  Each PPS school has a Foundation account.  The first $10,000 that a school raises in Foundation money every year is retained in that account.

Beyond that, the school keeps 70 percent of whatever it raises and 30 percent goes to help support other PPS schools in need.  Foundation donations are tax-deductible and will be treated separately from the other donations you make on this form.

You can also make donations directly to the Foundation.  For more detailed information about the PPS Foundation, please refer to the Foundation’s website: To help with our SES Foundation, please contact Ricardo Ismach at

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