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BCEF End of Year Newsletter

Here’s our latest news! Click the image below to read our newsletter.


Spring 2024 Grants Help Students Succeed

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) awarded $5,000 to three projects at the Batesville Community School Corporation (BCSC) during its spring 2024 grant cycle. Each of these projects is focused on a different technique to help students succeed.

Batesville Middle …

Art on Main from BMS Installed for 2023-24

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) is pleased to announce that its Art on Main student art display in downtown Batesville now features the creative talent of a Batesville Middle School (BMS) student. This third installation of the school year, …

BCEF Supports 11 BHS Students for Study Abroad in 2024

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has donated $3,000 to the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language (IUHPFL) from its Andy Koors Legacy Fund to support 11 Batesville High School (BHS) students who are studying abroad this summer, announced …

Fall Grants Awarded

At the December BCEF board meeting, the following grants were selected for funding this semester:

  • Just over $2,000 was awarded to Batesville Middle School for the purchase of a new Bulldog mascot costume. The athletic department and school counselors plan

BCEF Receives $130,000 in Grants from Hillenbrand Foundations

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has recently received grants totaling $130,000 from two Hillenbrand foundations toward the construction of an outdoor learning complex at Batesville Primary School (BPS).  The additional funding provides BCEF with a greater capacity to complete …

BCEF Grant Supplements Reading at BIS

Thanks to a BCEF classroom grant, Batesville Intermediate School third graders were able to expand their understanding of reading and language arts units. Items purchased augmented units in astronomy, classic tales, nature study, taxonomy, the human body, and colonial America, …