Our Foundation

The Mulberry/Pleasant View Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit tax-exempt philanthropic organization of citizens, which shares a vision of enhancing education in Mulberry/Pleasant View Bi-County School District. The MPV Education Foundation also:

  • Works to increase private support for educational activities in Mulberry/Pleasant View Bi-County School District
  • benefits Mulberry/Pleasant View Bi-County School District student and staff personnel by supporting activities not funded by tax dollars
  • fosters creative approaches to education through private grants and involvement
  • awards Foundation funds through a volunteer Board of Directors made up of business, community, and education leaders

Our Mission

The MPV Education Foundation will provide resources to maintain programs, enrich teaching, inspire learning and enhance opportunities for all students enrolled in the Mulberry/Pleasant View Bi-County School District.

Our purpose

The MPV Education Foundation has been created to support the educational programs for both the students and staff personnel of the Mulberry/Pleasant View Bi-County School District. The foundation will provide funds for educational programs and activities which either have not been funded or have been under-funded by the normal operating budget. These funds will be used to facilitate student achievement and skill development, to recognize and encourage staff excellence and to expand community involvement from individuals, businesses and civic organizations. 

Our Goals

The Foundation will achieve its mission by directing resources toward the following goals:

  • Encourage all students to work to their highest potential
  • Support staff for innovative efforts
  • recognize staff for innovative efforts
  • Recognize staff for exemplary teaching and impacting student learning

How Can I help

There are many ways to contribute to the foundation.

  • Cash donations
  • Annual pledges
  • Support during special events
  • Memorial gifts and honorariums
  • Real Estate
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Planned giving
  • In-kind products and services
  • Your time and service

Why Should I give

Enhancing innovative classroom practices provides a direct benefit not only to students, but also to the community. An investment in our children truly is an investment in our future. Through your contribution, you will:

  • See your investment at work quickly when grants are awarded

  • Become a partner with our school district in its quest for academic excellence

  • Provide opportunities to students who will be better prepared to become part of our local workforce

  • Encourage Teachers to develop creative teaching strategies to improve student learning

  • Make the community of Mulberry/Pleasant View an attractive place to live, work, and attend school

Funding Priorities

  • Innovative and Creative Teaching Grants

  • Student/Teacher Recognition Programs

  • Permanent Endowment Fund

  • Endowed Scholarship Funds

It takes all of us to enrich teaching, inspire learning, and advance innovative and creative programs to provide excellence in education for Mulberry/Pleasant View students!

Contact the Mulberry/Pleasant View Education Foundation at 479.997.5001 or 479.997.1715 to find out more about how you can help better our students and community.