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.
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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 Receives $250,000 Donation
A $250,000 donation to the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation will enhance the organization’s programs for the students and staff in the Sioux Falls School District. Local philanthropist Mr. Denny Sanford made the donation. The gift will support four programs: Public School Proud Grants, First Time Teacher Grants, the Student Success Fund, and the…
Public School Proud Grant Application Open
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation is now accepting applications for Public School Proud Grants. Any teacher in the Sioux Falls School District can apply for up to $10,000 to purchase materials that will give students hands-on, immersive opportunities. Educators have used funds for musical instruments, art supplies, 3D printers, social emotional learning materials,…
Scheels Donates $2,500 for 12 Days of Giving
Scheels in Sioux Falls donated $2,500 to the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation as part of its “12 Days of Giving” campaign. Eleven local nonprofits received $2,500, and Scheels awarded $10,000 to the grand prize winner. Scheels received more than 5,000 entries, and they narrowed the pool down to the top 12. The $2,500…
Vast Broadband Donates Funds For 10 iPads
Vast Broadband, a leading broadband/cable company that is currently underway on a $60 million expansion effort to provide high-quality, high-speed broadband and video services to additional homes and business in the Sioux Falls community, announced today that they have donated $2,940 to the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation in order to fund the purchase…
Education Foundation Selling Playhouse Raffle Tickets
The Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation has started selling raffle tickets for a children’s playhouse. Carpentry students from the CTE Academy designed and built the wooden structure. Inside, there is a loft, ladder, and kitchenette. There is a covered front porch, and the playhouse has lights on the exterior. Tickets are one for $25…