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The Batesville Community Education Foundation benefits Batesville through engaging yet practical school programs that go beyond the basics.

BCEF was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students. Read more.

Support for our programs is provided, in part, by our corporate sponsors.

Thank you to our top sponsors for 2021-22:


For a list of all of our generous corporate sponsors, click here.


Alumni Spotlight

BHS alumnus Connor Kelley share about his current business pursuits. Read all about what he’s been up to in our most recent Alumni Spotlight.



Grants Program Expanded

With the establishment of our new Bobbie Brandes Legacy Fund, our annual grants budget has expanded by an additional $1,000 a year. Read about our past grants here.

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How Public Schools Are Funded

How Public Schools Are Funded

How BCEF Benefits Batesville

Stretching the dollars as far as they can go, the schools have little left for unique opportunities such as practical, hands-on experiences and real-world exploration. This is where BCEF steps in, funding programs like the cutting-edge flexible learning spaces initiative and equipment for the popular and effective Project Lead the Way engineering courses. Continue reading.

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