The RTR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION has been set up and is taking donations. This foundation is run through the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) out of Hutchinson, MN. This foundation is not controlled by or run by the RTR ISD #2902 School Board but instead by a separate Foundation Advisory Board of (3-12) local stakeholders. This foundation business does not run through our ISD #2902 books or audit.
The foundation is a 501(c)(3) Foundation. To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual. Although not required to operate, obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax status allows nonprofit organizations to accept donations that are tax deductible to the donor.
The RTR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION runs under the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) umbrella.
Any prospective donor can contact the RTR ISD #2902 School for further information on how to donate to the foundation. All donations are tax deductible.