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Salt Lake Education Foundation and Development Office


The Development Office is charged with the responsibility of seeking internal and external funding to support Salt Lake City School District.

The significant functional areas managed by this office include the coordination of the fundraising efforts of the district. The Development Office is also charged with the management of the district’s volunteer program, coordinating with external organizations to develop, recruit, organize and acknowledge volunteer efforts supporting Salt Lake City schools. The Development Office maintains the fund development database of all donations received and is charged with the responsibility of maintaining compliance with all applicable IRS donation and receipting rules. The Development Office processes all charitable contributions to the Salt Lake Education Foundation as well as donations made directly to the district, individual schools or programs.


James Yapias
James Yapias Director-Salt Lake Education Foundation

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Name Title Contact
Shelia Axelsen Admin Assistant - Department Send Shelia Axelsen a Message
Jeanette Hartley Developmnt Database Specialist Send Jeanette Hartley a Message
Cynthia Talbot Holz Development Officer Send Cynthia Talbot Holz a Message
Elizabeth Young Development Officer Send Elizabeth Young a Message
Jennifer Vuich Development Officer Send Jennifer Vuich a Message
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