2020-21 Landmark of Learning

Annual Fund Impact Report

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This school year was a defining moment in many ways. From our highest enrollment in the school's history to facilitating in-person and online learning, the contributions of our school community were nothing short of outstanding. Thank you to the many parents, grandparents, friends, Trustees, staff, and teachers who supported Bergman Academy's Annual Fund. 

Together, we accomplished great things!

$238,514 Donations & Pledges

169 Donors

63% Family

Participation

9 Grandparent &

3 Alumni Gifts

Your generosity was overwhelming through outright gifts from Donor Advised Funds, Family Foundations, United Way, Stock Transfers, and cash. So many chose to double their donation through employer matching programs at Nationwide, Wells Fargo, MidAmerican, Principal, Microsoft, Cisco, Iowa Credit Union, Birdies for Charity, and more. Thank you!

Your generosity accomplished the following in the 2020-21 school year at Bergman. We truly are Better Together.

Curriculum & Technology:

  • Purchased 30 New iPads for Classroom Use

  • Provided 45 External Hard Drives for Faculty

  • Implemented New ELA & Social Studies Curriculum

  • Purchased Xylophones, Djembe, Bongos, Practice Pads, Ukuleles, and More for Music Classes

  • Purchased 32 New Music Stands & 32 New Chairs for Music Instruction

  • Supplied 8 Canopy Tents to Improve Outdoor Learning

Safe & Engaging Learning Environment:

  • Replaced HVAC Unit Parts to Improve Air Circulation 

  • Increased Interior Lighting in Classrooms

  • Provided Air Purifiers for Every Classroom

  • Added Additional Security Cameras on Campus

Faculty & Staff Development:

  • Supported 4 Faculty Members Pursuing Master's Degrees

  • Provided Membership in 4 Professional Organizations for Faculty & Staff

  • Trained Early Childhood Faculty in 5 Certification Courses 

  • Installed a Brand New Kitchenette in the Faculty & Staff Lounge

Access to Education:

  • Provided partial need-based tuition assistance to 33 talented students & families

The impact these things had in the classroom for our students, teachers, and staff was remarkable. Thank you so much for choosing Bergman and for enriching the education of each and every student in our halls. Your generosity is truly something to celebrate!

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Questions?
Contact our Development Office:
(515) 274-0453
mkassmeier@bergmanacademy.org