A Foundation For Their Future
To encourage community investment and involvement in Central Unified School District core pillars: Academics, Arts, Agriculture and Athletics.
Over the last 18 years, the Foundation for Central Schools has raised nearly $1.5 million dollars. These funds have supported an array of programs, grants, and scholarships for Central Unified students and teachers.
To date, The Foundation has provided $112,500 in scholarships to deserving seniors through the Janessa Ramirez Scholarship program and the Fresno Buick GMC “Rise Up” Scholarship.
The Foundation has also supported a number district projects, including Warm for Winter, Holiday Joy Food Drive, Summer Reading Program AG Day, Special Olympics, Young Authors’ Faire, History Day and many more.
The Foundation for Central Schools will celebrate its’ 20th year in 2024.
Board of Directors and Leadership Team
2022 Board of Directors
Corbin Gunstream, Chairman of the Board, EIP Inc.
Joe Doyland, Vice Chairman, EECU
Sarah Ruiz, Treasurer, Blended Families
Ketti Davis, Director, Central U.S.D Acting Superintendent
Richard A. Solis, Director, Central U.S.D Board of Trustee President
Serena G. Dohi, Executive Director, Foundation For Central Schools
Gilbert Magallon, Public Information Officer, Central U.S.D.
Olegario Tapia Solis, Clerk Central U.S.D.
Join Our Board
Location: Central USD District Office and via Zoom. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for link information.
- January 19, 2022
- February 16, 2022
- March 16, 2022/ Rescheduled for March 23rd
- April 2022 – No Meeting
- May 18, 2022
- June 22, 2022
- July 2022 – No Meeting
- August 17, 2022
- September 21, 2022
- October 19, 2022
- November 16, 2022
- December 2022 – No Meeting
- January 18, 2023
- February 15, 2023
- March 15, 2023
- April 2023- No Meeting
- May 17, 2023
- June 21, 2023
Meeting Agenda & Minutes
- November- Annual Meeting & Election
- 16th, Agenda
- 16th, Minutes
- April – No Meeting
How We Got Here
12/05/2003 – Articles of Incorporation are filed
Established as 501(c)(3)
Launch Of Monthly Employee Giving
Core Pillars Established: Academics, Arts, Athletics and Agriculture
Launch of Central Unified Coats For Kids
Wall of Fame Established at Central East High School
1st Annual Holiday Joy Food Drive
1st Annual Janessa Ramirez Scholarship Awards
Coats for Kids reaches the largest amount of distribution, 2100 coats
Holiday Joy Food Drives distributes 2400 meals to Central Unified students & families
Janessa Ramirez Community Mural created at Granville-Teague community center
Launch Of Textbook Grants For Central Unified Junior and Seniors enrolled in college enrichment classes