$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 so far 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
Grow Your Gift in April!
A big THANK YOU to the 78 generous UICCU credit union members who contributed to the ICCSD Foundation in April through the UICCU Give & Grow program! UICCU will match those donations for a total gift of over $27,000 for our schools.
New 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?
In a recent Grant Wood AEA article, Librarian Chelsea Sims, from SEJH, shares a little bit about what you might find in one of our secondary school Makerspaces and how the spaces are being used in our schools. The ICCSD Foundation funded Makerspaces in all ICCSD secondary schools in 2016 and 2017.
Suzie is coming to you again this spring to update you on the incredible experiences ICCSD students like her have had because of our donors! Watch your mail box! Find out more about what your gift to the Foundation can support over the next year.
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.
LiveArts @Hancher Continues
All 8th graders were able to experience a live performance at Hancher again this school year. As part of LiveArts@Hancher, coordinated by Any Given Child, students attended Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic on April 4th.
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
School of the Wild continues for 6th graders at several elementary schools.
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.
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!