Education Foundation

Macon County Education Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 66
Lafayette, TN 37083

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MCEF is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization.
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Mission Statement

The Macon County Education Foundation, Inc. enhances the growth and development of the citizens of Macon County by expanding educational opportunities.

Foundation Goals

  • To enhance growth and development.
  • To encourage Foundation development.
  • To serve as an educational resource.
  • To promote all levels of education.
  • To promote educational needs of business and industry.
Foundation By-Laws
The Macon County Education Foundation, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organization under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

  • Foundation Activities
  • Supports all levels of education.
  • Provides financial support for education.
  • Awards scholarships.
  • Promotes and markets educational opportunities.
Board of Directors
The Macon County Education Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization governed by a board of directors who serve three-year terms.

  • Lena Darnell, Chair
  • Linda C. McCrary, Vice-Chair 
  • Carolyn V. Whitaker, Secretary 
  • Katherine Raum, Treasurer
  • Pete Williston 
  • Renee Austin 
  • Ben Bray 
  • Debbie Mason
  • Anthony Dexter
  • Judy Clements
  • Nancy J. White 
Honorary Board Members:
  • GeorgiaAnn Boles
  • Doyle Gaines
Advisory Directors:
  • Director of Schools
  • School Principals
  • Rep. Of Upper Cumberland Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
  • Macon County DHS Child Care Supervisor