About the Foundation

We are excited to share with you how the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation partners with others in the community to open doors of opportunity for students to help ensure a strong future. We know that it takes many people with a shared vision to help create positive transformation. Helping people assist students in need, connecting passions with possibilities, and creating lasting legacies…these are the things that drive the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation.

  • Who We Are

    The Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising private funds to help support programs within the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.  The Foundation’s mission is to generate and guide philanthropic resources to promote excellence in education in the Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools.  More »

  • What We Do

    The Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation promotes excellence in education by awarding gifts, grants and scholarships to educational areas within the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District that are effective, essential and in need of additional funding.  We do that by generating and guiding philanthropic resources through personal and corporate contributions, planned giving, and events. More »

  • Board of Directors and Advisory Members

    The Board of Directors and Advisory Members are a dynamic, committed team of volunteer leaders who help guide and assist the Foundation in meeting annual fundraising goals in order to fulfill our commitment to our students, staff and community. More »

  • Foundation Staff

    Sheryl Franke, Director 816-986-1015, sheryl.franke@leesummit.k12.mo.us More »