Bridging the gap between what public funding provides and the excellent education we all want for our children.
Math & Technology
In an increasingly complex world, a strong foundation in math and technology has become a prerequisite to future success. Funds provided by the Ainsworth Foundation staff math and technology specialists who help develop our students into future leaders in STEM.
Art and Music are another focus for Ainsworth Elementary. Art education strengthens problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Music gives kids a different way to connect. For 2019, the Ainsworth Foundation hopes to enhance the funds provided by the Portland Arts Tax to support FULL TIME Art and Music staff positions.
Physical Education reduces stress, helps kids focus, improves mental health and teaches kids the importance of exercise. In past years, the Ainsworth Foundation has helped support FULL TIME Physical Education staff.
Ainsworth understands the importance of the mental health of our children. One of our main goals is to continue to enhance School Counselor program. Counselors are always there for students to provide support and guidance.
RED BALL 2020
Be a part of our biggest fundraiser of the year.
We have six great sponsorship packages we’re offering for the first-time this year. Businesses and individuals who donate will be prominently featured in our Red Ball auction catalog, website, and promotions throughout the evening. It’s a wonderful opportunity to give back and be seen by more than 400 community-focused and engaged Ainsworth families. We are also looking for sought-after items to be donated for our auction.
MARCH 2, 2019
Thank you everyone! Red Ball 2019 was a team effort and our whole community helped make it successful. Thank you to all our amazing volunteers, our educational staff, our donors and our sponsors! Thank you for making our fundraising efforts a tremendous success for Ainsworth and the PPS equity fund! We had so much fun and hope you did too!