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About Us

The Fund

The Rye Fund for Education is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation operating as a non-partisan public charity in Rye, New York.  The Fund’s Certificate of Incorporation was filed on March 1, 2013 and the Fund’s Employer Identification Number is 46-2481911.  The Fund received confirmation of its tax-exempt status by letter dated June 3, 2014, retroactively providing such tax-exempt status effective March 1, 2013, the date of the Fund’s incorporation.  The Fund is independent from the Rye City School District, but its sole purpose is to support Rye’s public schools and educational excellence in our community.  The Fund seeks to raise money through donations from community members, alumni, corporations and others to fund grants to help maintain the excellence of Rye City Schools.

Our Leadership

The Rye Fund for Education's Board is comprised of: Dr. Eric Byrne, Superintendent of the Rye City School District (ex-officio), Michelle Kramer, Paul Murphy, Jimmy Roberts, Jennifer Shirreffs and Richard Slack.  Laura Slack serves as the President and Young Kim serves as the Treasurer. Jennifer Boyle, President of the Rye City School District Board of Education, serves as school board liaison.  Set forth below is information about each of the Directors and Officers involved in the Fund:  Click their name for their Bios.

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