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Enhancing a Tradition of Excellence in the York County School Division

The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization established in 1994 by local volunteers for the purpose of strengthening the public schools in York County. Our community is fortunate to have one of the finest education systems serving its children. The historic support for this system among its private and corporate citizens and its public officials has been long-standing and significant.

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Mission Statement

The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. (YFPE) supports public education in York County by developing resources to encourage educational innovation, promote and recognize excellence, and address the needs of students, faculty and staff of the York County School Division (YCSD).

YFPE serves collaboratively with business and community members as an independent 501 (c) (3) organization.


YFPE serves to channel and further expand the resources of the citizenry and business sector to the school division. The goals and objectives adopted by this Foundation require collaborative effort of individuals, families, and businesses. YFPE commits to the development of programs and support roles in four areas:

1. Innovation, Improvement & Achievement
YFPE will increase the value of grants annually by 3%, to support innovation, improvement and achievement to help attain the goals and objectives of the YCSD strategic plan.

2. Student Resource & Development
YFPE will increase the value of funds annually by 3%, to support and recognize individual student achievement and development.

3. Staff Scholarship & Recognition Programs
YFPE will increase the value of scholarships annually by 3%, to support professional development of staff.

4. Resource & Revenue Development
YFPE will work with community partners to increase the resources and revenue in support of its mission.

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