Established in 2006, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to providing financial support to Egg Harbor Township Public Schools. The following school district needs will be funded through Community Partnership fund-raising initiatives:

●Capital Projects
●Academic Enhancements
●Instructional Technology
●Extra-Curricular Activities

Background: The largest school district in Atlantic County, NJ, Egg Harbor Township has ten schools and nearly 8,000 students. Located less than 8 miles from Atlantic City, the Township has experienced unprecedented growth since 1980. The introduction of casino gambling in Atlantic City in 1979 which brought 44,000 new jobs to the area and Egg Harbor Township's designation as a Regional Growth Area by the NJ Pinelands Commission in 1980, combined to create the perfect storm of overpopulation. As a result, the Township experienced an extraordinary 41% population increase between 2000 and 2010, growing from 30,726 to 43,323, which added approximately 300 new students per year to the local public school district, with no additional state aid to serve the burgeoning student population.

The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. was founded in 2006 to help address the financial shortfalls that overpopulation and cuts in State aid to public schools have created, and to provide private funds to enhance and expand educational programs and extra-curricular activities for students, and capital projects and technology upgrades. Funds raised are used to directly support the schools and students in a continuing effort to achieve educational excellence among all student groups in Egg Harbor Township.

An independent organization, the Community Partnership works closely with district leaders and stakeholders to assess the needs of the student body and develop a coordinated response to those needs by sharing resources and ideas, and developing joint goals and objectives.

Tax ID# 06-1756036
Donations are vital to our mission of providing access and opportunity to students, and there are many ways to contribute. The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity, as identified by the IRS. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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