Supporting Education Everyday
The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes excellence in the Butler Area School District through programs like Creative Teaching Grants, The Kids' Weekend Backpack Program, funding scholarships for graduates, and by raising the profile of public education in the Butler community.
Kid's Weekend Backpack Program
The GTSF helps the KWBP to fight hunger by supplying weekend food for K-4 elementary students in need.
The GTSF awarded 18 $2,000 scholarships in 2018 as well as facilitates the distribution of over 40 others backed by private donors.
Creative Teacher Grants
These grants fund teachers who go the extra mile to incorporate creative and innovative projects in the classroom.
This program gives any student or parent the ability to recognize a teacher, retired educator, staff member, or volunteer for their excellent work.
The STEAM Room is a leading facility of its type in the state with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
Walk of Fame
These bricks provide a lasting memento of that special time and place in your own life while at Butler High School.
Each year the Distinguished Graduate Committee selects an individual for their professional and humanitarian achievements.
Ways to Support
Annual Fund Drive
This drive is our main annual campaign drive.
Help celebrate our students artistic and musical talents during this special annual event.
It takes just a few clicks, and anyone can help the GTSF at no extra cost.
Buck Starts Here
An easy way for teachers and employees of the Butler Area School District to make a contribution to the GTSF.
A simple statewide program to help businesses contribute to the GTSF at no extra charge.
Whether a one-time donation or annual scholarship, help remember someone special with the gift of education.