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THE CRAGMONT FUND

Cragmont PTA directly funds many programs at our school that enrich the Cragmont experience for our students, such as our art class, dance instruction, field trips, gardening supplies, math interventions, school supplies, teacher appreciation lunches, and much more.

 

This is our biggest and most important fundraiser of the year! We need your help to raise funds to keep the wonderful programming we have for next year. The Cragmont PTA is a IRC 501(3)(c) non-profit organization (FEIN: 23-7015673)

The Cragmont PTA raises money each year to pay for art and dance instruction, school supplies, field trips, and much more. Most of these funds come directly from you — the Cragmont community.

 

Each year, we raise funds for the next school year, so our current fundraising will support programming in 2024-25.

The Fall 2023 Cragmont Fund Campaign

Welcome to the Fall 2023 Cragmont Fund campaign, our biggest and most important fundraiser of the year! Our current goal for this campaign is $90,000 that goes towards our total fundraising goal of $140,000. We raised over $80,000 during this campaign last year! Because of your generous donations we will support programs including:

  • Funding of staff and supplies for special enrichment classes to support all grade levels including art, dance, and gardening

  • Classroom supply grants to all teachers and specialists 

  • Scholarships for 4th & 5th grade camp, field trips and after school enrichment programs

  • Program support for literacy, math, DEIB program, 5th grade puberty education

  • Community building events like Winter Faire, Dia de los Muertos, Lunar New Year, Black History Month Celebration, picnics, Affinity group meetups, and so much more

 

There are a few other fundraisers throughout the school year but the Cragmont Fund Campaign is critical to the overall success of our efforts. The additional fundraisers and dates that the PTA will sponsor are:

  • The Cragmont Read-a-Thon in October 2023

  • Giving Tuesday / Day of Giving in November

  • The Cragmont annual auction in March 2024

  • End of year Raffle and fundraiser - if needed to hit our goal in May 2024 

Our approved budget for this year is broken down into the following areas. For a more detailed view, reach out to the PTA or attend a meeting and we will be happy to share more.

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To keep art, dance, and more we are asking for a donation of  $575 per student

 

$575 a year

$48 a month

$11.06 a week

That's $1.57 a day.

This is what you get for $1.57 a day at Cragmont

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Classroom supplies for every grade
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Garden program
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Afterschool enrichment program, plus scholarships
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Dedicated art teacher
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Field trips
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4th & 5th grade camp scholarships
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Dance program
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Vital disaster preparation supplies
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Community events such as Dia de los Muertos, Winter Faire, Lunar New Year, Black History Month, and more​

Join us in continuing to create an enriching environment for every Cragmont student!

HOW TO DONATE

To donate about $1.57 a day you can easily set up a recurring payment of $48 a month for 12 months. You can use your credit card or your checking account, and you can specify for it to stop after 12 months.

EMPLOYEE MATCHING
PROGRAMS

Many companies offer employee donation matching programs, which can substantially increase your donation.  

GIVE WHAT YOU CAN

Not every Cragmont family has the means to donate to the Fund each year. If you are able, we ask you to consider also donating on another child's behalf.

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