The Sumter Education Foundation is a chartered corporation in South Carolina and is tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Any gift to the foundation provides a corresponding tax liability deduction from State and Federal income taxes. The foundation is eligible to receive cash, securities, personal property, equipment, real estate, and bequest donations. Donations can be made toward general or restricted purposes.
All donations received are for the exclusive use of Sumter School District based on priorities established by the Foundation's Board of Directors. This commitment includes purchasing instructional materials for use in the individual classrooms as well as providing support for special programs associated with the schools. Our emphasis is on offering the greatest amount of assistance to the teachers in order to provide better instruction for the students in Sumter School District.