Grants Approved for the 2022/2023 Academic Year
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Wildcat Foundation Night 2022!
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Who We Are, What We Do

The Wildcat Foundation is the education foundation that provides financial support to the Mechanicsburg Area School District, a k-12 public school serving the residents of Mechanicsburg and Shiremanstown Boroughs, and Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, PA.

The Foundation is registered with the IRS as 501(c)(3) organization for purely charitable purposes.

Annually, the foundation raises funds through special events, and charitable donations made by individuals, groups and foundations.  These funds are distributed to support programs and projects that align with our mission: to strengthen the educational, cultural, wellness, and athletic programs of the Mechanicsburg Area School District.

To learn more or be involved, please contact the foundation office at 717.691.4505 or

Latest News & Events

Wildcat Foundation Commits $36,500 In Scholarships
May 31, 2022
At Senior Awards’ Night on May 26, 2022, the Wildcat Foundation was honored to commit $36,500 in scholarship funds. The Mechanisburg Club/Wildcat Foundation Scholarship was endowed by The Club in 2012, and since then, has...
Dedication of Facilities at John H. Frederick Field
October 21, 2021
The Wildcat Foundation and YOU, Building the Future Together! That is the tag line for the capital fundraising campaign that raised money to bring significant changes to John H. Frederick Field at Memorial Park Stadium....
Lichtel Fund Pushes Forward
May 31, 2021
We appreciate the work of The Rich Lichtel Fund, who 13 years ago, envisioned what is today, the Rich Lichtel Fieldhouse at John H. Frederick Field. The Wildcat Foundation is further grateful for the very...