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Hills Bank Classroom Cash Check Presented

Classroom Cash - Hoover Nov 2015Hills Bank presented a Classroom Cash check last week for more than $15,800 to the Iowa City schools. Classroom Cash is a program in which Hills Bank donates back to schools when debit purchases are made.  If you are Hills Bank customer, find out how to really make your purchases count with Classroom Cash!

Run for the Schools
Participation Awards Announced!

whole school and trophyCongratulations to Run For The Schools TORCH trophy winners Lincoln Elementary, Shimek Elementary and Horn Elementary for having the highest percentage of student participants in the annual race on Sunday, October 18, 2015.  Over $9,000 in participation awards was given to individual ICCSD Schools based on each school’s race participation.   Read more.

Dine Out for Education
September 17, 2015

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A big thank you to all who dined out on Thursday, September 17  for the fall Dine Out for Education event!  We heard there were a number of busy restaurants!  Please continue to thank our 38 Dine Out partners  for supporting our schools by visiting them again!

See What We Are All About!

Annual Report coverTake a look at our 2014 Annual Report as we recognize our prior year Superintendent Circle members and the five key program areas impacted by our donors’ contributions over the last year.

 Experience the Hawkeyes and Support our Schools


Herkey for Education (7)   Click on Herky to find out how you can support the Iowa Hawkeye AND our schools – upcoming Hawkeye tickets include Nov 18 volleyball v. Ohio State or Nov 21 football v. Purdue!

October Shine Awards

Shine Award Ad Oct15See the ICCSD staff honored this month with an October Shine Award, sponsored by Nanci Kohl, State Farm.

Lucky’s Market Community Impact Day

SOW Lucky's Thank YouThank you shoppers and thank you Lucky’s Market for sponsoring the August Community Impact Day and Back to School Bash!  The ICCSD School of the Wild program will receive nearly $3,000 as a result of the 10% of sales donation that Lucky’s made to the ICCSD Foundation!


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 find out how to donate, the programs we help fund, stories from people who donate, and all the ways you can join to help us build the future!


Hills Bank member fdic logo - blueWelcome to Visiting Author Grace Lin who will visit with Iowa City Community School District third and fourth graders during this week.   The Visiting Author program is sponsored by Hills Bank and supporters of the Excellence Fund.

Academic Booster Club

abc_logo_web_150 This school year, join the CLUB that’s all about academics and “outside the classroom” experiences!  Join the Academic Booster Club (ABC) which supports Visiting Author, Symphony Goes to School, and School of the Wild, as well as secondary school STEM initiatives! Individual and family annual memberships are $15. Business annual memberships are $100.  Click on the ABC apple to donate now or look for a mail in form with your registration materials!

See Your Donations at Work!

thanksgiving card picTake a look here at how your contribution is hard at work, bringing exciting programs and opportunities to our students and making a difference in children’s lives! The 2014-2015 school year was full of memories and we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the donors to the ICCSD Foundation for their support!  On behalf of the Foundation, teachers and staff, and the students we love to inspire, please accept our thanks for your commitment and generosity. 

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