Bentonville Schools Foundation distributes grants to schools

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 1 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville Schools Foundation recently distributed nearly $191,600 to the schools as part of a new giving strategy aimed at supporting science, technology, engineering, math and the arts.


The Bentonville Schools Foundation gets much of its revenue from an annual fall fundraiser and its Gold Rush Fun Run and 5-kilometer race, held each spring. During the 2016-17 school year, the fall fundraiser raised nearly $43,000 while Gold Rush brought in almost $58,000, according to the foundation’s annual report.

Source: Staff Report

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