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About the Foundation

The Kaneland Foundation is a non-profit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District #302. Our mission is to support academic excellence through innovation. Since the Kaneland Foundation has no administrative costs, every dollar goes back to our students in the Kaneland District.



Successful PartnershipsMaking lifelong learning a reality, driving our students to become effective, compassionate, visionary leaders of our community, this would not be possible without the Friends of the Foundation. Our friends, the residents and businesses of the Kaneland School District, are integral to our success.

Education is Our PriorityThe Kaneland Foundation is a non-profit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District #302. Our mission is to support academic excellence through innovation.

2016 Golf Outing Sponsors

DonorsBrian & Laura Herra
Ryan & Maria Schwarz
Sahill Kapadia
Ference & Melinda Tapaszto
Rebecca Volkmar & Sarah Conley
Michelle & Jason Smith
Holly & Kurt Reinagel
Daniel & Angela Randall
Paul & Amy Padavana

Prize DonorsAcquaViva Winery, AutoZone, Blackberry Inn, BP Amoco, Elburn, Cheryl Krauspe, Claddagh Irish Pub, Corner Grind, Crosstown Pub, Eddie Gaedel Pub & Grill, Euclid Beverage, Fireside Grill, Fox River Distilling Company, Gia Mia, Harry Krauspe DDS, Jeff Koehling Team, First Centennial Mortgage, Kane County Cougars, Midwest Groundcovers, LLC - Christa Orum-Keller, NAPA Auto Parts, Oberweis Dairy Store, Paisano's Pizza & Grill, Penrose Brewing Company, Randall 15 Theatres, Ream's Meat Market, RichWrap, Schmidt's, Target, Teresa Witt, Urban Elegance Salon, Village Liquors, Walgreens, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.

Grant Recipients

2016

Ann Ritchie and Katelynn Giordano

Harter Middle School
The purpose of this educational grant is to expand...

Read more Flocabulary Learning Program ($1,600.00)

Kaneland Arts Initiative

All Buildings
Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) would like to bring...

Read more Artist in Residency Program ($300.00)

Stephanie Unger and Mary Doranski

Blackberry Creek Elementary
One of the components of Kaneland’s Strategic P...

Read more Dash and Dot Educator Starte Pack ($1,133.00)

Anne Olsen

Blackberry Creek Elementary
The Lego Wall creates a leading edge learning envi...

Read more Lego Walls ($900.00)

Nancy Meisenger

John Shields and John Stewart Elementary
With the additional supplies needed (the district ...

Read more Green Screen and 6 spheros ($2,461.72)

Jen Schieber

McDole Elementary
The students would use the equipment to make video...

Read more Padcasting Studio ($639.00)

Patrick Trapp and John Markovich

Kaneland High School
High Schools across the country have seen a marked...

Read more Calming Room ($1,000.00)
2015

Kelly Johnson

John Shields Elementary
The purchase of six iPads will be used by a small ...

Read more 6 iPads/Cases, Apple Care ($3,942.00)

Anne Olsen

Blackberry Creek Elementary
The grant funding established a MakerSpace room at...

Read more MakerSpace ($500.00)

Rosemary Wisniewski

Kaneland High School
Students have started a Latin American Student Org...

Read more Funding to start Latin American Student Organization. ($1,000.00)

Laurie Villalobos

Harter Middle School
Read 180 is used for reading intervention in RTI a...

Read more Ten sets of headphones and five CD players ($375.00)

Adam Wickness

Harter Middle School
The iPad will be used in the classroom for student...

Read more An iPad mini for the classroom ($452.36)

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