Support Us

Want to support the Port Aransas Education Foundation? There are lots of ways in which to do so.
Supporting PAEF is easy!
By Mail: (print a PDF donation form) and mail it to PAEF, PO Box 95, Port Aransas, TX 78373

Online via Credit Card or Online Check:


Types of Donations

General Donation - General donations are used to fund programs set forth by the foundation. These donations are distributed directly as grants. 

Endowment Donation - General Endowment Donor - If youíre interested in a long term solution, PAEF is growing an endowment fund that will support PAISD programs year after year. Contributions may be designated specifically for the endowment fund. 

Full Endowment Donor - An endowment donation of $50,000 or more ensures the perpetuity of an annual award and may be donor directed with the donor selecting a specific program, subject or
area. The donation can also be established in the name of the donor or in the memory of a loved one. This gift can be made as a one-time donation or a multi-year pledge. 

Planned Giving - Individuals interested in planned giving may consider bequests, charitable trusts, life insurance, and other options recommended by an estate planner or tax professional. 

Matched Giving -A number of businesses match charitable gifts that their employees make. Please check with your employerís human resource department to see if you can turn one dollar into two or even three. 

The Programs

Classroom Enrichment Grants - Provide funds for teachers to implement new and innovative programs in the classroom that promote advanced approaches to teaching and that enrich the learning experience for students and teachers. 

Employee Development Grants - Assist employees of the school district to develop the personal skill sets needed to give our children the best possible education, through continuing education, seminars, workshops and/or conferences.

Campus or District Enhancement Grants - Provide funds to a campus or the district to upgrade or implement tools, activities, or projects which would enhance or advance educational achievement.

Levels of Contribution

Grand Slam $50,000
Blue Marlin $25,000
White Marlin $10,000
Sailfish $5,000
Dorado $2,500
Yellowfin $1,000
Wahoo $500
Kingfish $100
Patronís Pledge $1,000/year, every year 
Any donation amount will be accepted and appreciated.



We always need eager volunteers to help with events, mailings, and other activities.  If you have an interest in helping, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Beth Owens at 361-774-6255 or 

Want to do more than just attend the  "Boots and Bling" fundraiser?  Let us know if you can offer an item or a service for us to auction at the event.  

Auction or Raffle Item Donations - Each year the PAEF holds itís famous Boots & Bling in October with live entertainment, slide shows, reverse raffle, awesome silent auction and fabulous raffle. Supporters can provide auction or raffle items, underwrite the reverse raffle prize, food or other segments of the event. Itís a magical evening and has proven to be a good time for a good cause!

If you have an item or service you'd like to donate, please fill out this form, call Wendy Moore at 361-442-8700, or email 

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Last update: 06/09/2017
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