The District 200 Education Foundation is a private, not-for-profit organization which was formed in 1993 to enhance and enrich the educational programs offered to students in District 200’s twelve schools. With the motto of “Making Things Happen That Ordinarily Would Not”, the Foundation plans activities and attracts donations to fund programs and services that are not covered by the regular school district budget. Since 1994, the organization has awarded more than $428,000 in grants to District 200 teachers for innovative projects and activities.
The District 200 Education Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees who are private citizens of the school district. Representatives from the District 200 Board of Education and from the district administration serve as ex