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The Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation Fund (IGEF) provides private resources for the support the Iowa-Grant School District. Grants from IGEF to the Iowa-Grant School District support innovative and creative educational programming outside of the boundaries of the school district budget. The Foundation also provides scholarships to graduating seniors.
The Iowa-Grant Education Foundation was conceived in 1999 and affiliated with the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin in 2000. IGEF is thankful for the many donations received from community members, IG alumni and friends, businesses and organization. IGEF is led by a board of Iowa-Grant area citizens operating independently of the school district. The volunteer board leads fundraising efforts and determines the annual grant and scholarship awards.
Learn About Our EIE Grants
Gifts to Excellence in Education funds are an investment in quality education for today’s students and future generations. Private resources allow for educational programming not typically funded by tax dollars.
Your gift can be a lasting and meaningful way of recognizing a special person or event in the life of your family, organization or business, or as a statement that you value education today and into the future. Donations to any EIE Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible.
The Impact of the Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation
- Coffee Cart Fridays: an initiative of the IGEMS special education department to implement a new activity designed to help students to learn to work together, develop their communication skills, and build their self-confidence;
- The Kindergarten Field Trip: to visit the Black Earth Children’s Museum and Peck’s Farm Market;
- The IG Talented and Gifted Program: to provide funding for three 5th grade students to learn the fundamentals of Improvisational Theater and for three 6th grade students to practice their creative writing skills with cartoon artist and comic book author, John Mundt;
- Lego Walls acquisition: to be used by kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students to stimulate STEM skills, particularly creativity, problem solving and teamwork/ collaboration;
- Pi Day 2019: to fund a celebration of mathematics on 3/14;
- Trees for Tomorrow: to fund IGMS students to attend the February 2019 camp in Eagle River; and
- 3rd Grade Pen Pal project: pairing students with community members of retirement age and providing the students practice in cursive, addressing letters, composing, and using the US mail system.
Fall 2018 Total: $2,998
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P.O. Box 124
Livingston, WI 53554
Advisory Board Members
The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who serve independently of the school district. The advisory board initiates fundraising activities and determines annual grant awards:Dave Kalish, Chair
Fred Skaife, Vice Chair
Judy Belken, Secretary
Barb Enloe, Treasurer
Rachel Zimmer, IG School Board Rep
Stephanie Hubbard, IG Superintendent, ex-officio