ACT Commits to AVID Support
In celebration of their 60th anniversary, ACT has made a $310,000 commitment to the AVID program in the ICCSD Schools. This gift will allow the District to sustain and expand the AVID program in our schools. Learn more about AVID and this generous gift!
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. Learn more about these staff-driven, innovative, collaborative projects.
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.
Celebrate the 20th Run for the Schools!
The 20th Annual Run for the Schools took place on a beautiful say for a run – Sunday, October 14. Thank you to the nearly 1500 runners and 200 volunteers that came out to celebrate the 20th, support our schools, and have some fun! We are hoping to announce the Torch trophy-winning schools and the final amount raised soon!
Staff Honored with Shine Awards
The Iowa City/Coralville area Hy-Vees sponsored the Shine Awards in October. Two ICCSD staff members were honored for their work.
Fall Dine Out was a Success!
Thank you to our 41 restaurant partners and to all who dined out on September 27. The fall Dine Out event brought in over $11,000 in support of our schools! Please thank our restaurant partners by visiting often!
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.
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
Staff Charitable Giving Campaign
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!