Welcome to the Iowa City Community School District Foundation website. With the tremendous support of our communities, we are able to create a solid foundation for the children of the future. Explore our site to find out how to donate, the programs we help fund, stories from people who donate, and all the ways you can join to help us build the future!
Dine Out for Education a Success!
Thanks to our 34 participating restaurants and businesses during our fall Dine Out for Education event on September 18 and to our ICCSD staff, families and community supporters! We are grateful for those who took the time to support our schools while enjoying some great local food and hospitality. Mark your calendar for our spring Dine Out event on March 5, 2015!
The 16th annual Run for the Schools race was held on Sunday, October 19 with over 2,441 run registrants. The road run raises money for the Iowa City Community School District and Regina Catholic schools through registrations, sponsorships, and donations. Thank you to Iowa City Road Races group for organizing the race and for supporting our local schools with the proceeds. In 2014, the ICCSD Foundation received over $7,500.00 in direct Run For the Schools donations, $19,582 from the Iowa City Road Race group, and nearly every school received money for their PE and media centers areas.
Run for the Schools trophies were presented to these schools for the highest student participation per enrollment:
1st Place: North Central Junior High with 17.15% participation
2nd Place: Lincoln Elementary with 15.61% participation
3rd Place: Hoover Elementary with 15.06% participation
Holiday Shopping Online?
Whether you are finishing up your holiday shopping or just getting started, your online purchases this season can also help your schools! Use AmazonSmile for your online shopping and Amazon will make a donation to the Iowa City Community School District Foundation at no extra charge to you! So save yourself some time and spread a little extra joy this season!
Academic Booster Club
You can be our children’s biggest fan!
Support students in the Iowa City Community School District by joining the ICCSD Foundation’s Academic Booster Club (ABC)! Show our children how important they are to the future of our community by proudly displaying your ABC window decal! Individual and family annual memberships are $15. Business annual memberships are $100. Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s Excellence Fund which helps support sustaining programs such as Visiting Author, Symphony Goes to School, and School of the Wild, as well as secondary school STEM initiatives.