Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MMHS Foundation?
The MMHS Foundation is a California Public Benefit Corporation and is designated as a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service.
What is the purpose/mission of the Foundation?
The purpose of the organization is to raise funds for the benefit of students by improving school site facilities, academic, athletic and other on campus programs. The organization is also being established to support campus organizations in all areas of school including the arts, band and other extra-curricular programs.
Who are the Foundation Members?
They are an energetic group of volunteers consisting of parents, alumni, school administrators, and other community members who are dedicated to raising funds for MMHS’s school site facilities, academic, athletic and other campus programs. Projects undertaken are generally those for which school funding is insufficient or unavailable.
Who will run the Foundation?
The Foundation will start with five Board of Directors. From the initial group of five directors, the terms of office shall be determined by lot, with one director selected for a one year term, two directors selected for a two year term and two directors selected for a three year term.
What will govern the Board of Directors?
The MMHS Foundation will follow an established set of Bylaws. The Bylaws establish the rules and procedures governing the board and its actions. All actions will follow district policy.
How will the money raised be used?
The money raised will be used for these four specific target areas:
- Academic/Instructional needs:
- Improvement and maintenance needs
- Completion of site facility projects
- Sporting team needs
- School-wide athletic needs
How can you help?
We need interested individuals to help in the following areas:
- Membership Drive
- Alumni Committee
- Public Relations
- Legal Advisor
- Tax Consultant
- Planning Committee for the disbursement of funds