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Run for the Schools

rfts-2016-logoThanks to the 2066 registered runners and walkers at the Run for the Schools on Sunday, October 16 and the countless other volunteers that made this fundraiser for our schools happen!  View race results.

Dine Out on September 22

dine out for education logo CONCEPT2Thanks to all who dined out on Thursday, September 22 for our fall Dine Out for Education.  And a big thank you to our 38 restaurant partners who support us!  Your amazing support allows the Foundation to fund many out of classroom experiences like School of  the Wild, MakerSpaces, and LiveArts@ Hancher 2016.  Stay tuned for the spring Dine Out for Education on April 6.

Teachers Shine in August

Four ICCSD staff members were honored with Shine Awards at the Districtwide Welcome Back Event in August.  This month’s awards, courtesy of MidWestOne Bank, were presented to Monique Cottman, Longfellow Elementary; Dominic Iannone, West High; Kristin Baumgarth, Garner Elementary; and Alina Borger-Germann, City High.  What a great start to the new year!

Upcoming Events . . .

Save the Date

Author to Visit Schools October 24-31

finding-fortune-lo-resIowa City author Delia Ray will visit with ICCSD 5th and 6th graders this year to discuss her writing.  Ms. Ray has published three non-fiction books about American history and four novels for young readers. Hills Bank sponsors the Visiting Author program.

Academic Booster Club

abc_logo_web_150 Who’s All in for our Schools!   You can be by joining the Academic Booster Club (ABC) which supports Visiting Author, Symphony Goes to School, and School of the Wild, as well as secondary school STEM initiatives! Individual and family annual memberships are $10. Business annual memberships are $100.  Click on the ABC apple to donate now or look for a mail in form with your registration materials.


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!

LiveArts @Hancher 2016

PrintNew this school year! All 8th graders in the District will experience a live arts performance of Step Afrika! at Hancher in October!  Any Given Child is spearheading this out of classroom experience.

Lucky’s Market IMPACTS School of the Wild

impactday_fb-banner_iccsdLucky’s Market made an IMPACT on our schools by donating 10% of their sales on Community Impact Day, Thursday, September 1!  $2,277 was raised in support of the School of the Wild Program.

2015 Annual Report

Front cover digital annual reportWould you like to see how your support has made a difference in the lives of more than 13,000 students in our community? View the ICCSD Foundation’s Annual Report 2015.  

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