our goals

Mission
To create and sustain a visionary coalition of businesses and citizens generating investments and funding for innovative programs and initiatives that enrich educational opportunities in Mesquite ISD.

Vision
Creating a permanent endowment supplementing public education dollars to enhance educational opportunities in Mesquite ISD.

Short-term Goals (2010 - 2015)

  • Grow the Endowment fund to $445,000 by the end of 2015
  • Increase Community awareness
  • Implement new and innovated fundraising activities
  • Grow the Lone Star Legacy Gala to net over $100,000 a year.
  • Fund external Grant Writer to secure external grants for Fine Arts, Math, Science, and Technology Initiatives.

Long - Term Goals

  • To promote community awareness about the Foundation and educational opportunities in the Mesquite Independent School District.
  • To seek gifts from individuals, businesses, corporations, organizations and foundations to provide funding for educational programs advancing the District's Mission and Strategic Plan.
  • To promote student development by funding education enrichment programs, math, science, technology and fine arts initiatives, and leadership opportunities.
  • To encourage creativity among administrators, teachers and staff by providing resources and funding for unique growth opportunities, innovative instructional ideas and recognition of excellence.
  • To ensure the perpetuity of the Foundation by creating an endowment and observing a prudent fiscal policy.
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