HOW CAN I HELP
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 Victoria an attractive place to live, work and attend school
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
Support VEF through AmazonSmile
Did you know you could support the VISD Education Foundation just by shopping on Amazon?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support VEF every time you shop and at no cost to you.
Help Victoria ISD Students Every Time You Shop
Using AmazonSmile is easy. Simply visit smile.amazon.com and log in to your Amazon account. You can also activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon shopping app on your iPhone or Android device. You’ll need to select Victoria ISD Education Foundation, Inc. as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.
Want more information? Visit the AmazonSmile FAQ page.
Support VEF when you buy on Amazon.com!
Ways to Donate
1.) Make your check payable to the Victoria ISD Education Foundation and mail to:
Victoria ISD Education Foundation
Attn: Robin Harkey
P. O. Box 1759
Victoria, TX 77902
2.) Donate online with the security of PayPal. Click the Donate button.
Contributions are tax deductible as defined by the Internal Revenue Code.
Great schools are everyone’s business. Contact the Victoria ISD Education Foundation at (361) 788-9271 to find out more about how you can help better our schools and our community.
Honorariums and Memorials
A great way to pay tribute to a friend, colleague or family member is with a financial contribution to the Victoria ISD Education Foundation. Honorariums may be made to the Foundation in honor or recognition of a birthday, anniversary, special event or achievement for your recipient. Memorials may also be made in memory or remembrance of one’s passing.
Upon receipt of your contribution, the Victoria ISD Education Foundation will notify the recipient of your honorarium or memorial. Your gift will make an impression on the hearts and minds of those who will receive an acknowledgement card recognizing your kindness. The value of your gift will remain confidential.
Click here for the Honorarium and Memorial Form.
Create a Scholarship
Do you want to help impact future generations by giving a scholarship in your name or organization? Creating a unique award is an intentional way to help students embrace and accept the reality of going to college.
Your end is easy! All you need to do is determine the requirements and selection criteria for receiving your scholarship, and we’ll do the rest! From promoting the award to the review process, making sure to select the most qualified applicant(s), according to your funding directives. It’s just---that---simple!
Maybe you want to encourage students into the teaching profession, or into law, medicine, nursing, or perhaps even the arts, computer science or business. There's no limit to coming up with a creative new scholarship. And we can help you decide!
We welcome your support to help ease the burden of paying for higher education through a unique scholarship funded by the one and only you!
Contribute to a Scholarship
Would you like to add on to an existing scholarship offered by the VISD Education Foundation? Contributions are an excellent way to account for the constant increases in tuition within higher education, while also being a part of something bigger than yourself as you choose a scholarship that fits with your goals in mind!