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

Symphony Goes to School
School of the Wild
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

Grow Your Gift in April!

If you are a UICCU credit union member, make a donation to support the ICCSD schools and UICCU will match your gift up to $500 during their Give and Grow Initiative!  Hurry, though, this only happens in APRIL!

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.

Bag Some SOW Support!

Thank you to all the shoppers who donated their wooden dimes to support the ICCSD Foundation School of the Wild program.  And thanks to Lucky’s Market who matched the gift! Learn more about the Bags for Change program!

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.

2016 Annual Report Available

How have our donors made a difference in the lives of more than 13,000 students in our community? View the ICCSD Foundation’s Annual Report 2016.

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 April 5

Look for this sign to identify one of our 41 participating restaurant partners  and plan to Dine Out all day on April 5.  Our partners will donate 10% of their sales back to our schools!  Get more info!

Join us for Breakfast!

The annual Education is Everybody’s Business Breakfast will take place at the Celebration Farm on May 10.  Join us as we celebrate what we have been able to accomplish with the support of our many donors!  Become a sponsor, get tickets or more information.

Remember Suzie?

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

In February, several ICCSD staff members were honored with Shine Awards, made possible by Nanci Kohl State Farm.  Congratulations to these staff who make our schools great!

 LiveArts @Hancher Continues

PrintAll 8th graders will once again experience a live performance at Hancher this school year.  As part of LiveArts@Hancher, coordinated by Any Given Child, students will attend 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!

2018 Happenings

 March 12 – May 25

School of the Wild

School of the Wild will resume for 6th graders.

April 4


April 5

All of April

April 14

6:30 am – 2:00 pm

 May 10

Education is Everybody’s Business BreakfastCelebration Farm  7:00 – 8:30 am


 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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