For Immediate Release
November 20, 2015
District 59 Education Foundation Awards Grants
On November 17, 2015 the Board of Directors of the District 59 Education Foundation approved the awarding of $15,835 in twenty-two grants to teachers and staff of Community Consolidated School District 59. The Foundation received thirty grant requests for individual classroom, school-wide and district-wide initiatives to assist in a variety of innovative, educational programs.
Since it began in 2004 the District 59 Education Foundation has funded grants and projects for staff at Community Consolidated School District 59 totaling $198,716.
The District 59 Education Foundation has raised money to fund grants through two annual fundraising events, from generous members of our community and participation in community events. Our mission is to enhance the quality of education and increase community involvement by fostering partnerships that support excellence and innovation in Community Consolidated School District 59.
To learn more about the District 59 Education Foundation please visit our web site at: www.district59foundation.org