The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is a non-profit educational foundation committed to enriching and investing in the experiences of the Pine-Richland student community through staff grants, student scholarships and community partnerships. 

PROF Foundation Seeks Trustees

The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is seeking nominations for new trustees.  PROF is a non-profit educational foundation committed to enriching and investing in the experiences of the Pine-Richland student community through staff grants, scholarships and community partnerships.

PROF seeks individuals with a passion and commitment for fostering enriching experiences for Pine-Richland students.   The initial term runs from July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019.

This is an active, working board with an average time commitment of 10+ hours per month.  We are especially seeking individuals with any of the following skills and experience: 

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping 
  • Development & Fundraising
  • Education and Training
  • Legal
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Non-Profit Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Small Business 

For consideration, please review this document for more details and forward a resume or summary paragraph indicating your applicable experience to by March 31, 2017.   

Selected candidates will be invited to meet with current trustees to learn more about PROF and the expectations of a trustee.

PROF Scholarship Applications AVAILABLE NOW!!

The Scholarship Application window for graduating seniors is now open. The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund is offering 16 unique scholarships, totaling approximately $47,750, thanks to the generosity of several community members and organizations. All applications are to be completed online. Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure your application is accepted. The application deadline for all PROF scholarships is Monday, April 17. Apply now or get more information.   

Winter 2017 Scholarship Blood Drive

In our Fall Blood Drive, Pine-Richland students and community donated 130 blood units, which helped over 390 local patients. It is now winter and you may have cold hands, but your heart will be warmed when you give of yourself to help our local patients in need!  

Sign up now to donate blood at our upcoming Winter Scholarship Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 22, 7AM – 7PM, in the Pine-Richland High School Green Gym.  Read more.  

2015-2016 Grant Awards - Congratulations!

PROF proudly awarded $26,194 in grants to the PRSD staff for innovative ideas. See the list. If you are interested in applying for a PROF grant for the 2016-2017 School year, see the Grant Application Deadlines.

Share Your Pine-Richland Pride Story - #proudtobe_PR

ProudToBePR.jpgPROF’s mission is to enrich and invest in the educational experiences of the Pine-Richland Community. We provide financial grants to innovative staff members. We reward scholarships to deserving students. We build partnerships to create great experiences for our students and community. It starts with being ProudtobePR. Share your story and join us in our mission.

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PROF is a member of the Steering Committee for the Association of Pennsylvania Education Foundations (APEF) and an affiliate member of the National School Foundation Association (NSFA).