...striving to reach every child, every year...

Kindergarten Tree Planting
Education is Everybody's Business Breakfast
Run for the Schools
Two young runners
100 + Women Who Care Check Presentation
LiveArts @ Hancher 2016
MakerSpace in South East Junior High
Classroom Cash - Hills Bank
School of the Wild
2016 Visiting Author Delia Ray
City High Drumline at EEB Breakfast
Lucky's Market thank you
Mechanic Work
Symphony Goes to School
School of the Wild
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Symphony Gift Match Challenge!

YOU did it!!! Thank you to everyone that contributed to the Symphony Goes to School challenge from Doug & Linda Paul! The $2,500 goal was met! Every 4th grader in the District traveled to The Voxman Music Building on September 25 for the performance. Later in the school year, look for Symphony Goes to School to continue with LIVE quartet performances for the younger elementary students.

$50,000 in Excellence Fund Grants Awarded

This spring, the ICCSD Foundation awarded $50,000 in school and classroom Excellence Fund grants to 8 different projects.  Grants awarded include:

SEJH CASL Program  $9,500
Lemme Reader Profiles   $8,032
Horn Animation  $9,500
Borlaug IGNITE $7.000
Alexander Sensory/Int $1,000
WHS These Books are Lit $4,000
Secondary -DBT Training $9.500
4K Staff – Swivl Coaching $4,500

Monthly Giving Club

The Academic Booster Club Sustainer’s Circle , our new monthly giving group, is an easy way to continually support our schools and impact the educational experiences of our students.  See how your $5, $10, or even $25 monthly donations can make a difference.

What Happens In A Makerspace?

South East Junior High students would like to give you a tour of their Makerspace!  Click on the picture above to see what you might find in their Makerspace.  The ICCSD Foundation provided funding to establish Makerspaces in all ICCSD secondary schools in 2016 and 2017 and continues to fund supplies and additions each year.

Read Our Story!


Click on our book above for the story of how we came to be 35+ years ago and what we continue to be able to support in our schools because of you!  You can help us to continue to turn the pages in this story of learning and discovery by donating today!

Dine Out on Thursday!

Celebrate the 20th Run for the Schools!

happy-runnerCome out on Sunday, October 14 and help us celebrate the 20th annual Run for the Schools!  We are hoping for our best year ever!  Register to run or walk as a family or individually.  You must register by September 30 to get a race T-shirt!.  There are volunteer opportunities, as well, for those not running!

Shine Awards Honor Staff

Shine Awards are a way to recognize ICCSD teachers and staff who are doing great things in our schools!  Many thanks to our Shine Award sponsors throughout the year who have made it possible to honor staff in this way.  Thanks to Hy-Vee, Boyd Murray State Farm, Deery Brothers Ford Lincoln, Nanci Kohl State Farm, NXT Bank, and MidWestOne Bank for their support.


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 learn about the programs we help fund,  the events we hold, stories from some dedicated supporters, and all the ways you can join to help us build the future!

Fall 2018 Happenings

August 27

School of the Wild begins.

 September 25

Symphony Goes to School
UI Voxman Music Building

Symphony Goes to School

September 27

October 14

November 5-9

Visiting Author week – Grades 1-2

 Schools are an Important Investment to the Moyers


Education and the area public schools have always been a priority for John and Katherine Moyers.  Read how that has shaped their community giving. 

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