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The Allentown School District Foundation provides all persons equal opportunity, regardless of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy or disability.


Fact Sheet 2018-2019

Established as a 501(c)3 non-profit in 2009 to enrich Allentown’s education experience 

  • Focus on the advancement of initiatives and programs that promote student achievement
  • Provide financial support for after-school and summer enrichment programs
  • Cultivate better relationships with local, state and national foundations
  • Strengthen supplementary experiences for the visual and performing arts and the sciences
  • Build stronger support and relationships with ASD alumni
  • Provide more mini-grants that encourage teacher innovation
  • Offer scholarships for high school graduates
  • Support technological change

Results So Far:

  • More than $3 million raised for Allentown students since the formation of the Foundation
  •  Over 50 percent of ASD students participated (10,726) in ASDF programs in 2018-2019
  • Successful signature programs: Science Fair, National History Day, Renaissance Visual Arts Residencies and Performing Arts In-School Programs, Volunteer Reading Program, Teacher Innovation Grants, Senior and Summer Camp Scholarships and the High Notes Gala ProgramTotal Revenues 5/30/19: $870,066 Total Scholarship Endowment 5/30/19: $393,789

Poised for Growth

  • Continue to build a strong, active board of directors;
  • Implement the ASD Foundation Strategic Plan with programs that focus on science, music, literacy, teacher innovation, student scholarships and the arts;
  •  Dive deeper with student-focused programs for greater impact;
  •  Seek larger and more connected roles for foundations and individuals;
  •  Develop greater social media practices for greater awareness;
  •  Move from a part-time to full-time administrative team;
  • Assist in growth of alumni associations;
  •  Seek more endowments for more scholarships.

Current ASDF Board Members

  • Daniel C. Bosket, President; Anthony M. Muir, Esq., Vice President; Joshua P. Dodd, Treasurer; Nancy A. Wilt, Secretary; Dennis C. Blankowitsch, Ed.D.; Michael Bruckner; Tonya Harris, Esq.; Donald E. Hinkle; Peter J. Kareha; Ellen Millard-Kern; Kay Kurtz; Elizabeth H. Marcon, Esq.; Jane Marks; Angela Nolan; Thomas E. Parker, Superintendent; Robert E. Sperling, Jr.; John S. Stevens, Jr., D.O.; Charles F. Thiel; Ralph S. Todd; Past President: Kurt D. Zwikl; Executive Director: Susan L. Williams.

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