FOUNDATION FOR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN FUNDING AND LEARNING

Welcome to the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools, where we work to promote educational excellence for every child by raising, managing, and distributing private investment to benefit the students of Springfield Public Schools. With our community partners, we help bridge the gap between what schools need and what they can afford.

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Donor Spotlight: 

Guaranty Bank 

Thanks to our generous donors, our 2018 Back to School Grants raised $239,157 for our SPS students! Thank you to Guaranty Bank for being a generous donor to the Foundation for SPS Back to School Program!

Tell us about your business. 

Guaranty Bank is a community bank that celebrated 105 years of service to its friends and neighbors in the Ozarks in 2018.  It has 16 full-service banking centers in southwest Missouri and an experienced staff that specializes in offering sound financial advice on anything from choosing the right mortgage loan, investment strategies, or choosing the best account.  It’s state of the art headquarters is located in Farmers Park in Springfield, Missouri.

Tell us why you support the Foundation for Springfield Pubic Schools. 

Guaranty Bank believes in supporting the communities it serves.  Education is critically important to the long-term vitality of the Springfield area and the development of a solid work force for its future.

Have you ever delivered grants with the Foundation or gone on a grant visit?  If yes, briefly describe your experience.

No, but would enjoy the opportunity in the future.

Why do you think it is important for the community to support the Foundation?

Education is a community responsibility.  Collaboration with businesses and community partners ensures that solutions can be found for red flags like the achievement gap and the instability of funding.

Thank you Guaranty Bank for your support! 

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