Without your monetary support to close the gap between HCA’s public funding and the cost of educating our students, much of what we do would be impossible.
Maine’s public charter schools’ operating revenue comes from the application of the Essential Programs and Services formula that passes through some, but not all of the per-student public funding. While complicated, the bottom line is that HCA operates at a per-student cost roughly 75 to 85% of that of our nearest public school colleagues. For the first trimester, HCA’s actual per student revenue independent of fundraising was @$9,830 per student compared to @$12,847 for the district in which HCA is located, SAD #75.
While HCA’s 4th year budget is forecast to sustain the staffing, equipment, and facilities necessary to achieve educational outcomes, years 1-3 require the raising of additional revenue from foundations, individual and corporate donors.
Harpswell Coastal Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and all contributions are deductible to the extent provided under law. Please consult your tax advisor. If you would like to receive a copy of our 501 (c) (3) determination letter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No gift is too small…or too big!
If you’d like to donate by check, please make it payable to:Harpswell Coastal Academy
9 Ash Point Road
Harpswell, Maine 04079