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For more information, contact:

Denison ISD Education Foundation

Melanie Truxal, Executive Director 
1201 S. Rusk
Denison, Texas  75020
Phone: (903) 462-7050

DEF Description & Objectives

What is the Denison I.S.D. Education Foundation?

The Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c) (3) tax-exempt corporation operating under its own board of directors.  Tax-deductible contributions from parents, personnel, alumni, business, civic and professional sectors are used to fund programs and activities.

Why was the foundation established?

The Denison I.S.D. Education Foundation has been created to support the educational programs of the Denison Independent School District.  Funds beyond the normal operating budget are provided for projects and programs that will enhance learning opportunities for students, encourage teachers to explore ways of expanding their educational techniques, and provide a vital link between the community and the classroom.

What are the goals of the foundation?
  • Encourage all students to work to their potential.

  • Reward teachers for innovative efforts and exemplary teaching.

  • Stimulate public awareness and enthusiastic support for our schools.

  • Involve the community in assuring a quality education for the leaders of tomorrow


Initial Funding Priorities
  • Innovative Teaching Grants

  • Staff Development 

  • Technology 

  • Special Needs of Students 

  • Exemplary Teaching


You Can Make a Difference!

With the help of parents, personnel, and the community, together we can build a foundation for the future of the Denison schools. No matter how large or small your donation, it will be gratefully received and carefully designated to provide maximum educational opportunities for the students of the Denison I.S.D.

You Can Help the Foundation!
  • By Supporting…Your support may come from cash contributions, annual pledges, memorial gifts, real estate, stocks, planned giving or other gifts in kind.

  • By Participating…Your gifts of time and service are needed and welcome.  They are both intangible and invaluable.

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