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Who We are

About Us

The Belton Educational Foundation believes that each student is unique, has inherent worth, has the ability to learn and the power to achieve. We believe that our community has a role to play in helping each student reach their full potential. That as a community, we will benefit from ensuring that our children are offered a quality education that meets their individual learning styles. We believe that this can be achieved through innovation within our classrooms.

Our Mission
The Foundation will provide funding to enrich educational opportunities and encourage innovation to maximize the learning potential of every student attending the Belton School District.

Our Vision
The vision of the Foundation is to provide enhancement to the educational opportunities in the Belton School District.

We will:

  • Provide an avenue for involving alumni, businesses and community members in educational processes of the Belton School District
  • Encourage excellence in the Belton School District through supplemental funding
  • Promote community awareness about the Foundation and the educational opportunities in the Belton School District
  • Promote student development by funding educational enrichment programs in the areas of math, science, technology, communication arts and fine arts initiatives, as well as leadership opportunities
  • Ensure the perpetuity of the Foundation through endowments
  • Operate the Foundation utilizing best practices, policies and procedures
  • Be good stewards of all donations received

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly.

Belton Educational Foundation
Mailing address:
110 W. Walnut
Belton, MO 64012
(816) 348-1151

Executive Director, Sonja Abdelgawad
(816) 348-1151

Foundation Assistant, Jennifer Mata
(816) 348-1150


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