Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation, Inc.
The Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation is a separate entity from the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association. Established so that contributors can make tax-deductible donations to the Educator Grant/Award, its Board and By-Laws are separate from the Association’s. DCRTA is a 501(c)(4) social organization; DCRTF is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit.
In 2013 the DCRTF partnered with the Dearborn Community Foundation to set up an endowment for the perpetuation of its Educator Grant/Award. Donations, bequeaths, and memorials will be used to apply for matching funds from the Dearborn Community Foundation. We encourage you to remember our students in your wills or charitable giving.
Information about the Educator Grant/Award program can be seen on the website’s scroll bar Educator Grant/Award or by clicking on this highlighted name. As retired teachers we know that you have devoted your lives to education and wish to see creative and innovative programs in our schools for our local students. Your support of the students and their teachers is much appreciated.
for the Educator Grant program should be made to the Dearborn County Retired
Teachers Foundation, Inc., and sent to DCRTF Treasurer Janet Hornbach,
· A quick and painless way to donate to the Dearborn County Retired Teachers’ Educator Grant program through on-line purchases is to go to Smile.Amazon.com and select Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation, Inc., as the charity to whom you wish to donate. When you make a purchase from Amazon Smile, .5% of the purchase price of most of the products on Amazon Smile will be donated to the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation for its Educator Grant program. This does not add any extra costs to your purchase price, but it does give us additional funds. Once you have designated DCRTF as your favor charity, be sure to check for the little line saying “Supporting Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation, Inc.” at the very top of your account. For convenience, you may click here to go directly to Amazon Smile.
· Register your Kroger Plus Card online at Kroger’s secure website www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Every time you shop at Kroger using your Kroger Plus Card, the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation, Inc. will earn rewards for its Educator Grant program. This supports the Foundation, but, more importantly, it supports the students in our area schools.
If you have not registered your card, click “Create an account” and follow the instructions, including setting up a password. Once you receive an email from Kroger, activate your account. Select the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Foundation, Inc. as your favorite charity.
Note: Kroger requires you to renew your designated charity each spring. They also allow one to designate two favorite charities.
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