The Brewer Foundation
" . . .there are fewer investments more significant than building minds."

Governance and Committees

The Foundation is a not-for-profit entity organized exclusively for educational purposes and is comprised of people that are committed to providing high quality educational options for youth and adults. The Board of Directors is responsible for developing and outlining the mission, vision, and values; while developing the appropriate policies to ensure those fundamentals are maintained. The Board of Directors will provide all necessary management and professional expertise. The foundation will develop, plan, market, as well as finance, all operations. Additionally, the Foundation is responsible for developing and implementing the ongoing operational procedures in accordance with the mission, vision, and values outlined by the Governing Board.


The Governing Board is responsible for the legal and financial obligations of the foundation. The Governing Board establishes policy consistent with its mission. The Governing Board will continue to uphold the mission and vision of the foundation through visible leadership and stewardship, including the following:


  • Communicating the mission and vision to the community
  • Recruiting and mentoring Governing Council members to ensure they have shared values
  • Participating in fund raising and other community events on behalf of the foundation
  • Leading by example in their personal and professional endeavors
  • Setting foundation-specific performance goals
  • Approval of the foundation budget and finances
  • Operational oversight of the foundation
  • Monthly meetings to review foundation performance
  • Foundation Strategic Planning and Development Committee
  • Student Academic and Opportunity Development Committee
  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • Brewer Scholars Award Committee
  • Student and Community Outreach Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Budget and Finance Committee