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9 Ways You Can Take Action

Take action. Get involved. Make a difference for Madison’s students.

We make it easy to get involved. From volunteering your time to our popular Adopt-a-School program, our goal is to help you find new ways to support Madison’s public schools and students. Here are 9 opportunities to take advantage of right away:

1 – Donate
Madison Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency supported solely by donations. Individual gifts of all amounts are appreciated, and those of $500+ are recognized as a Schools Make Madison Champion. Donate Now >>

For information on including the Foundation in your estate plan, contact Melinda Heinritz, President at [email protected].

2 – Become a Schools Make Madison Sponsor
Add your name to the list of businesses that have committed to making an annual financial gift to the Foundation ranging from $1,250 to $25,000+ Learn More >>

3 – Advocate
If you’re passionate about public education and Madison’s public schools, get involved with our local, state, and federal advocacy efforts. Our work encompasses referenda campaign leadership. Learn More >>

4 – Become an Adopt-a-School Partner
These partnerships provide vital resources and support for our school communities. Learn More >>

5 – Join the Madison Public Schools Friends & Alumni Network
Get in touch with old friends. Make new connections with fellow alumni. And learn how you can help today’s students as they continue their journey toward graduation. It’s free and easy to sign up. Join the Network >>

6 – Volunteer
Volunteers drive our mission forward. Let us know if you are interested in serving on our board or one of our committees, or prefer volunteering at events. Learn More >>

7 – Host an Information Session
Invite the Foundation to share stories about our work and opportunities for involvement at Madison’s 52 schools. Contact us to learn more >>

8 – Offer Internships
Spark an interest in your industry by offering MMSD high school students the opportunity to learn from your talented employees and contribute to your organization’s success. Contact us to get started >>

9 – Offer a Corporate Match
Commit to matching all employee gifts made to Madison Public Schools Foundation.

Interested in learning more about the many opportunities we offer to get involved and support our public schools? Contact us – we’d love to chat!

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