Values 

Mission 

​​​Pugh Family ​Foundation


 

​Strategy 

creating a better tomorrow though education 

The Pugh Family Foundation was founded in 2000. In 2010 we started accepting grants. Over the next few years we started to focus more education. In 2014 we created the strategies to focus our effort in education. We are open to creating to new partnerships in Acadiana whose work overlaps with ours. The foundation is (winter/spring 2015) starting to create initiatives to help scale up our work. 

 Strategies 

We select programs with the most overlap in our mission, values, and strategies. 

PARENT’S ROLE



Mission ​​

 


The Pugh Family Foundation supports Educational programs that address the root causes of poverty in Acadiana.​​​


​​Values


* Behavior change

* Outcome driven programs

* Innovation

​* Programs with scale or can scale up​


Educational 
Support 

Academic

Programs

Capacity

Building

Type of  

programing

-After school programs

-Family based programs

-Summer programs 

-Mentorship

-Classroom based programs

-New classroom teaching 

methodology/ curriculum

-Board developement

-Advocacy, policy changes

-Technical assistance

Outcomes

-Increase of attitude

towards becoming a lifelong learner 

-Increase school attendance 

-Increase of character

-Strengthens families 

-Increase of college readiness 

-Increase abilities: reading, language, and STEM 

-Increase school attendance 

-More effective nonprofits and schools
Examples

-After school programs 

-Big Brother Big Sister 

-Leader In ME 

-Prime Time Reading

-Matching struggling reader with books 

-United Way, readers program 

-Computer, smart boards WITH programing 

-Dyslexia programs

-New buildings 

-LaPESC 

-Principal's training 

Program audience-Lower social economic -All schools, for private schools new methods of teaching-Schools and nonprofits
% of yearly giving 50% of yearly giving    30% of years giving15% of yearly giving




Three Strategies




* Educational support


​* Academic classroom


* Capacity building​