Thanks to $500 in starter funds from BCEF's Brandes Legacy Fund and collaborative funding from BAAC, BHS lockers now display student artwork.Learn More
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.
We are a proud member of the Indiana Association of Public Education Foundations. INAPEF’s mission is to grow and strengthen Indiana’s education foundations as philanthropic leaders through education, training, collaboration and advocacy to enhance public education.
Support for our programs is provided, in part, by our corporate sponsors.
Thank you to our gold levels sponsors for 2022-23:
For a list of all of our generous corporate sponsors, click here.
Catch up with Class of 2000 alumnus Branden Nobbe in our latest edition of Alumni Spotlight.
Seventh grader Wesley Edwards is the next artist featured in our Art on Main installation in downtown 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.