The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation
To create innovative, educational opportunities and fill funding gaps that impact every student and teacher.
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is the philanthropic partner of the Sioux Falls School District. We support all 37 public schools, 24,000 students, and 3,400 staff. We focus on three programs: First Time Teacher Grants, Public School Proud Grants, and the Student Success Fund. We also have an endowment managed by the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation.
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is the liaison that aligns charitable gifts with the projects that need funding. By enhancing the educational experience for students, the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is able to make a difference in children’s lives, develop an educated workforce, and improve the community.
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation provides a path for donors like you to make one gift that benefits all schools, all students, and all teachers.
There's no better way to invest in the future of our children or our community.
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation Supports
Why support the Education Foundation?
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation collaborates with the Sioux Falls School District to enhance educational opportunities and promote achievement among all students by supporting academic projects and activities not funded by tax dollars.
Education Foundation Celebrates American Education Week
Public schools across the United States will celebrate American Education Week November 14-18, 2022. To kick off the festivities, individuals can nominate a school in the Sioux Falls School District to receive a complimentary pop-up coffee bar from Scooter’s Coffee, courtesy of the Education Foundation. Starting November 14th, comment on the Education Foundation’s Facebook post…
Education Foundation Accepting Public School Proud Grants
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for Public School Proud Grants. Teachers, counselors, and social workers will have eight weeks to submit their ideas. Applications are due Monday, December 5th at 5 p.m. Educators in the Sioux Falls School District are able to apply for up to $10,000 to purchase…
The Barrel House Donating 10 Percent to the Education Foundation
The Barrel House in Sioux Falls will be donating 10 percent of all sales today, September 19th, to the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation. The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. “We appreciate local businesses like The Barrel House for hosting fundraisers for nonprofits like ours,” said Allison Struck, executive director of the Education Foundation.…
Education Foundation Night at The Birdcage
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is partnering with the Sioux Falls Canaries for “Education Foundation Night” at the Birdcage on Saturday, August 27th. The baseball game starts at 6:05 p.m. at the Canaries Stadium. If individuals purchase tickets using this link, the Education Foundation will receive a portion of the sales to further…
Education Foundation Awards Record-Breaking 108 First Time Teacher Grants
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation announced a record number of First Time Teacher Grants during New Teacher Orientation at Jefferson High School on August 15, 2022. Educators from more than 30 schools in the Sioux Falls School District will each receive $200 to purchase supplies for their classrooms. The Education Foundation provides $100…