The school is in need of additional general funds (the "new gap") to finish out the 2018-2019 school year. Simply put, the school needs $40,000 of unrestricted donations by May 15th.
As you consider this new donation target, it is critical that we consider our collective efforts to reach our new goal. These efforts will manifest in many different forms in the upcoming weeks. Take this time to consider your sacrifice and financial contributions. We all must consider what we can do to stretch towards this goal.
That’s it. Clear. Direct. Bold. And simple. There will be no online platforms and no fancy brochures. Please give where you can. Checks, money orders, and cash can be brought directly to the front office. We will immediately issue you a tax donation receipt. Contributions to educational entities qualify for a substantial Idaho tax credit, click here to learn more about the tax benefits of donation to Peace Valley.
100% of what you give will go towards the school’s general fund to help us successfully finish out our first school year of Peace Valley.
Peace Valley is a tuition-free public charter school. However, Idaho charter schools do not receive funding equivalent to mainstream public schools. This leaves a funding gap we need to fill.
The funding difference provided by the state to traditional school and charter schools
Ways to help
There are various ways to voluntarily support Peace Valley.
Larger Donor Support
Do you have a connection with an individual business, foundation or grant, that will donate or impact invest in a low-interest loan? If you have somebody in mind that might be a good fit for us we would be appreciated being connected. We can provide you with a marketing packet to presented or an introduction could be facilitated for a direct meeting with Governing Board member(s).
We are looking for business support through donations of any size. Targeted donation examples: furnishing a classroom ($8,500); purchasing needed outdoor items and garden, art and science equipment; helping finance technology needs for Student Information System software, printers, and teacher computers; purchasing music equipment like recorders and violins; investing in our teachers by supporting their Waldorf certification.
Volunteers opportunities are available in several areas of our fundraising efforts, from event help, research, marketing, data entry, you name it we could use it. Volunnteer as little or as much time as you have.
More Ways to Help Support Peace Valley!
School Supply and Field Trip (Enrichment) Donations
If you'd like to voluntarily donate to our School Supplies Fund or our Field Trips Please follow the link below.
Peace Valley is now set up for Amazon Smiles. You can voluntarily sign up or change your charitable organization to Peace Valley and Amazon Smiles will make a donation to the school.
If you want to participate, the most important item to remember, so that Peace Valley benefits from this program, is that you must login through smile.amazon.com on your computer or your phone browser for your purchase to be credited towards us. Purchasing through regular amazon.com or through their phone app will not get Peace Valley any credit for your purchase. So, please remember, make sure it says smile.amazon.com, and you are using a browser, if you'd like to voluntarily participate.
To Sign up at smile.amazon.com/ch/81-4365929
To change your charitable organization:
- Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser.
- From your desktop, go to Your Account from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page.
- Select a new charitable organization to support. Our EIN is 81-4365929, or search using Peace Valley, and make sure to pick the one with the Boise address.
Box Tops for Education
We are still in the process of getting signed up for this program. However, if you'd like to participate, you can start collecting them now. We will collect the actual Box Tops, as well as participate in the phone app, which is like getting 2 Box Tops for most products.
Watch for those box tops on the oddest of products, they are even on sock packages during back to school time. Here is a link to a list of participating products.
If you'd like to participate, have your children sort out expired ones, and practice their cutting skills, as we want the Box Tops to be all ready for submittal, with minimal work for those that will wrangle it all together.
You are invited to voluntarily sign up for the Fred Meyer School Rewards Program! With large schools like ours, all of these programs can bring in some very easy passive income, and every dollar counts as we get through our inaugural year. Thank you in advance for considering participating in Fred Meyer rewards.
Got more ideas to help?!
Contact Andrew Ross, to let him know what you would like to do, from there we will get you set up as seamlessly as possible.
We appreciate your time and support!
Supply & Field Trip Donations
Enrichment donations to support School Supply and Field Trip costs may be made online