FTEF WELCOMES STEPHANIE RIGLER

Indianapolis, March 1, 2024 — The Franklin Township Education Foundation (FTEF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephanie Rigler as its new Executive Director. A dedicated resident of Franklin Township, Stephanie brings a deep understanding of the local community and a passion for education to her new role.

Stephanie Rigler is a proud graduate of Clemson University, holding a degree in secondary education. With a commitment to making a positive impact in education, she has dedicated her career to working with nonprofit organizations. Stephanie has previously contributed her talents to prominent organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

In her most recent professional chapter, Stephanie spent 15 years at OneCause, a leading fundraising software company. During her tenure, she demonstrated exemplary leadership in customer service and management roles, showcasing her ability to drive success in the nonprofit sector.

In addition to being a resident of Franklin Township, Stephanie is also a parent of two young men who attend FTCSC schools. This dual role enhances Stephanie’s ability to bring a unique perspective to her position, as her personal commitment to FTCSC seamlessly aligns with the mission of the Franklin Township Education Foundation.

“The Board of Directors is thrilled to welcome Stephanie Rigler as our new Executive Director. Her wealth of experience in both nonprofit work and the fundraising sector, coupled with her deep roots in Franklin Township, makes her the ideal leader to guide the foundation in its mission to support our students and teachers,” said Ryan Donovan, FTEF President.

The Franklin Township Education Foundation, established in 1996 with a generous grant from the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and a matching grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., serves 12 schools and over 11,000 students and teachers in the public schools of Franklin Township.

Stephanie Rigler’s appointment as Executive Director marks an exciting chapter for the foundation. Her leadership is expected to bring innovative strategies, community engagement, and continued growth to benefit the educational experiences of Franklin Township students.

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie Rigler to the Franklin Township Education Foundation.


The Franklin Township Education Foundation (FTEF) is an autonomous corporation with a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. FTEF’s mission is to have a positive impact on the Franklin Township community by supporting, enhancing, and creating unlimited educational opportunities within the public schools of Franklin Township Community School Corporation.
For media inquiries or more information, please contact:
Kim Lyon
Vice President, FTEF
317-803-5037
kim.lyon@ftcsc.org
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