Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the most important thing for the success of our children?
2. What is the second most important thing for the success of our children?
3. How can I donate?
A: You can also mail a check or money order to us at P.O. Box 3592 Crossville, TN 38557. ACH or credit card donations can be made via our Donate page. You may choose to make a one time donation or contribute monthly.
4. Are contributions tax deductible?
A: Yes. The CSWF is a 501(c) (3) tax exempt charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible.
5. What can we do as adults to further the success of the children in the community of Cumberland County?
A: There are many ways we can contribute to make this happen. A foundation has been established in honor of Dr. David Campbell Mr. Roy Stone by Dr. Robert H. Wood. The name of this foundation is the Dr. David Campbell, Mr. Roy Stone, Dr. Robert H. Wood Cumberland County Schools Charitable Foundation to further these goals.
6. How does the foundation function?
A: The CSWF has a five member board of directors. The County School system has established a five or six member committee to receive requests for funding from county teachers. This committee will recommend to the foundation board what they feel are the most pressing needs and the foundation board will determine how money will be distributed.
7. Who is eligible for funds?
A: Employees or organizations of the Cumberland County School System.
8. What funds will be available?
A: The income from the foundation funds will be distributed on a semiannual basis.
9. What can we do to help?
A: Even the smallest donation can help improve the quality of education for the children in our community. All the donations can compound over time and make a huge difference.
10. What can be accomplished if our goals are met?
A: We will be able to pay for a wide variety of supplies and equipment such as cheerleading uniforms, band instruments, athletic equipment and art supplies. What a benefit this would be to our children. Funds can also help teachers and students pay for school activities not funded by county or state funds. This would include art supplies, transportation to events, meals at events etc.
11. Are the board members compensated?
A: No, all of the members are devoting their time and efforts.
To learn more about our investment and distribution strategy, please read our financial details.
This is a tremendous opportunity for the citizens of Cumberland County to get behind our teachers and students and make the public education the best in the state.