Program areas at Niswonger Foundation
The school partnership program provides schools with the resources and expertise they need to become successful. For the fiscal year ended june 30, 2020, the Foundation continued to provide direct support for programs of public schools in nineteen Tennessee counties.
The scholarship program provides up to a full academic scholarship to the college or university of the recipient's choice. For the fiscal year ended june 30, 2020, the Foundation provided tuition and other educational fee assistance for many scholars.
In january 2017, the Niswonger Foundation announced careerconnect, a new workforce readiness and career exploration initiative for 10th - 12th graders. This three-year program, in partnership with greene county and greeneville city schools and local industry, is designed to provide students the opportunity to explore career paths, develop "soft" skills, earn workforce readiness credentials, and gain real-world work experience.
Niswonger i3 partnerships-consortium fee-a college and career consortium of 15 school districts and 30 secondary schools to serve 27,000 students
Niswonger i3 partnerships-online seat fee-students in all 30 consortium high shcools had the opportunity to choose from over 45 online classes-served over 3,200 students
Scholarship remission-student loan receivable for tuition, room and board and for books and supplies
Other income- income for the educational expenses of the Niswonger Foundation