The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation began in 1998 as a 501(c)(3) organization for the purpose of soliciting contributions and grants to support the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). The Foundation manages funds from individuals, business, trusts and other Foundations and organizations and helps donors identify areas of need and interest within our public schools. The managing Board of Directors is a group of local leaders that ensures the funds are invested and managed wisely. The mission statement: The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation which exists for the sole purpose of attracting and managing private gift and project funds to enhance and enrich the educational experiences of the students of the Las Cruces Public Schools.
Major sources of funding for the current fiscal year (provide in percentages; must add up to 100%)-
Private Gifts -79%
Interest Income – 21%
Percentage of board members making a financial contribution – All (100%) board members of the Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation make private financial gifts to the Foundation on an annual basis.