The Bennington Public Schools Foundation is a non-profit organization, created in 1992. The Foundation supports educational programs in the Bennington school district. These programs include scholarships awarded to seniors, Classroom Grants for teachers, Emergency Student Needs Fund and TeamMates Mentoring Program of Bennington. The Foundation also runs the All Star Kids before and after school program.
The Foundation started a TeamMates Mentoring program this past fall to meet the needs of our students. The mission of TeamMates is to positively impact the world by inspiring youth to reach their full potential through mentoring. The goal for the first year of the Teammates program was to create10 mentor/mentee matches. To date, 16 mentor/mentee matches have been created.