The Liberty ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce an endowed gift in the amount of $50,000 in support of Liberty ISD teachers and students in honor and memory of Mr. Ellison Miles.
Kate Wisniewski, Director of Programs for the Miles Foundation, said that they were thrilled to be in the position to help through this grant. The Miles Foundation is based in Ft. Worth and has previously supported the creation and goal of the Liberty ISD Education Foundation since its inception in 2007.
Ellison Miles was born on May 6, 1918, in Liberty, Texas. He is fondly remembered as a World War II pilot, Texas wildcatter, and respected philanthropist. Miles loved his hometown of Liberty and was pleased to support education and learning through his own Miles Foundation created in 1997.
Liberty is blessed to have support from alumni, citizens, companies and other foundations to help provide the best educational opportunities for students.
The Liberty ISD Education Foundation works to fund Innovative Teaching Grants that impact all students in LISD. Grants awarded in 2018 funded six projects on three campuses. These projects are not included in a campus’ normal budget.
The Liberty ISD Education Foundation which is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization has provided just shy of $200,000 in teacher grants since 2007. All donations to the Liberty ISD Education Foundation are tax deductible.
Visit the website www.libertyeducationfoundation.com to see what the LISD Education Foundation is doing to help support teachers and students.