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ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

The Cuero ISD Education Foundation enhances the opportunities for the Cuero ISD staff by generating resources to provide grants for extraordinary learning experiences and student scholarships to invest in their future success.

 

OUR HISTORY

The Cuero ISD Education Foundation, Inc. was founded in 2002 as a 501(c)(3) organization by members of the community of Cuero to generate and distribute financial resources to the Cuero Independent School District for resources, projects, and programs outside the scope of traditional school funding. 

Because of the board’s commitment to its mission as well as the community of Cuero's generosity, the Foundation has awarded CISD administrators, faculty, staff, students, and graduates $771,196 in grants, $647,972 in scholarships, and $1,898,512 in special projects, for a grand total of $3,317,680 since 2002. 

The board of directors’ commitment to growing the Foundation’s general endowment and their conservative fiscal management practices have led to a fund of approximately $350,000 from which earnings can be used for purposes as determined by the board. In addition, the board’s efforts to expand the Foundation’s scholarship program have resulted in scholarship endowment funds totaling approximately $3.8 million, which will provide scholarships for Cuero ISD students and graduates for years to come.

 

The board desires to maintain a reputation of financial transparency, integrity, and trust in the community, especially among its donors, and makes its annual independently audited Statement of Financial Position and IRS Form 990 available to the public. 

 

The Foundation’s history, albeit brief, is impressive due to the generosity of its donors along with the diligence and prudence of the board.

 

MEET OUR BOARD

Executive Board

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Board Members

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Fiscal Management

As an organization determined by the IRS to be governed as a 501©(3) organization, the board of directors provides fiscal oversight that honors the mission of the organization and the intent and trust of its donors. To maintain financial transparency, the board makes its annual independently audited Statement of Financial Position and IRS Form 990 available to the public. The most current statements are linked below.

As indicated on the financial statements linked above, the board of directors’ commitment to growing the Foundation’s general endowment and their conservative fiscal management practices have led to a fund of approximately $350,000 from which earnings can be used for purposes as determined by the board. In addition, the board’s efforts to expand the Foundation’s scholarship program have resulted in scholarship endowment funds totaling approximately $3.8 million, which will provide scholarships for Cuero ISD students and graduates for years to come.

 

Executive Director

Jaime Stanfill has served as Executive Director of the Cuero ISD Education Foundation since June 1, 2015.  A native of Cuero, Jaime understands the culture and community in which she serves.  She graduated with honors from Cuero High School in 1995 and Texas A&M University in 2000, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing.  Jaime brings to the Foundation a wealth of knowledge and experience.  She previously served as a global product manager for Dell Computer Corporation in Austin, an international marketing consultant for Tenba Worldwide, Ltd., based in Ireland, and a student minister in various churches across the country.  The Foundation’s board of directors considers Jaime’s education, experience, leadership abilities, and knowledge of the community and school district the Foundation serves an asset to the organization.  Likewise, Jaime is honored to partner with the Foundation.  “I’m grateful to be able to invest in the community that has invested in me,” said Jaime.

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​​Call us:

(361) 275-1924 ​​

​Find us: 

960 E. Broadway, Cuero, Texas 77954

P.O. Box 987, Cuero, Texas 77954

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