Give and Grow in April
UICCU members can double the impact of a gift to our schools in April with a gift throught the Give & Grow initiative. Hurry – the opportunity only goes through April 30!
And the winner is . . .
Applications for the WITINOK ADVANCING SCIENCE EDUCATION AWARD are in and are being reviewed. Two or more awards of $250 to $750 will be made in April to advance science education or promote sustainability in the ICCSD schools.
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!
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.
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!
$75,000 to be awarded in Excellence Fund Grants in 2019
The ICCSD Foundation Board has approved up to $75,000 for classroom and teacher Excellence Fund grants for the 2019-2020 school year. Grant award winners will be announced starting the week of April 22! Look for a giant check to show up in your school! Learn more about the EF Grants awarded in 2018.
Thank You for Dining Out!
The annual spring Dine Out for Education event was held on Thursday, April 4 in support of our schools! We had 45 restaurant partners to choose from, including 5 new additions! Thank you to all who dined out that day and made the day a success! Hope you will continue to visit our restaurant partners throughout the year.
ICCSD Staff Shine!
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!
Have You Been Awarded a Scholarship?
If you were notified that you have been awarded a scholarship that is administered through the ICCSD Foundation, CONGRATULATIONS! You can let us know where you will be heading to school and where your scholarship check can be sent by completing our Scholarship Form.
Raffensperger Memorial Donations
Former City High teacher and track coach, John Raffensperger, passed away on April 22. Memorial contributions may be made online or by check to the John Raffensperger Scholarship fund at the ICCSD Foundation. The John Raffensperger Scholarship was established in 2000 and is awarded annually to a graduating senior for their participation on the City High Boys Track team.
Spring 2019 Happenings
Through April 30
To honor retiring staff
School of the Wild Resumes
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.