MMHS Foundation - Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MMHS
The MMHS Foundation is a California Public Benefit
Corporation and is designated as a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service.
What is the
purpose/mission of the Foundation?
The purpose of the organization is to raise funds for the
benefit of students by improving school site facilities, academic, athletic and
other on campus programs. The organization is also being established to support
campus organizations in all areas of school including the arts, band and other
Who are the
They are an energetic group of volunteers
consisting of parents, alumni, school administrators, and other community
members who are dedicated to raising funds for MMHS’s school site facilities,
academic, athletic and other campus programs. Projects undertaken are generally those for which school funding is
insufficient or unavailable.
Who will run the
The Foundation will start with five Board of Directors. From the initial group of five directors, the terms of office
shall be determined by lot, with one director selected for a one year term, two
directors selected for a two year term and two directors selected for a three
What will govern the
Board of Directors?
The MMHS Foundation will follow
an established set of Bylaws. The Bylaws establish the rules and procedures
governing the board and its actions. All actions will follow district policy.
How will the money
raised be used?
The money raised will be used for these four specific target areas:
1. Academic/Instructional needs:
· Improvement and maintenance needs
· Completion of site facility projects
· Sporting team needs
· School-wide athletic needs
How can you help?
We need interested individuals to help in the following areas:
· Membership Drive
· Alumni Committee
· Public Relations
· Legal Advisor
· Tax Consultant
· Planning Committee for the disbursement of funds