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.

Thank You to the Sponsors of the Foundation's
24th Annual Golf Outing
2017 Golf Outing Sponsors
Prize DonorsAcquaviva Winery-Maple Park
Alice's Ice Cream-Elburn
Bar Louie's, Geneva Commons
Jo Anne Churchill
Claddagh Irish Pub-Geneva Commons
Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill-Elburn
Fireside Grille-Sugar Grove
Richard Herra
Jill and Kurt Holubetz
Houlihan's-Geneva Commons
Hughes Creek Golf Course
Jewel-Osco-Sugar Grove
Kaneland Administration
KEA Staff Member
Cheryl Krauspe
Lowe's-St. Charles
Paisano's Pizza and Grill-Elburn
Paisano's Pizza and Grill-Sugar Grove
Penrose Brewing Co.
Randall 15 Movie Theater
Ream's Meat Market-Elburn
Whiskey Acres Distilling Company-DeKalb
Adam Wickness

Grant Recipients

2017

Jessica Weibler

Harter Middle School
Podcasting equipment will be used to support stude...

Read more Padcasting Studio ($360.00)

Patricia Pattermann

Harter Middle School
I am requesting funds to purchase 5 iPads for the ...

Read more Classroom iPads ($1,570.00)

Kelly DeGaetano, Autumn Gilchrest, Sharlene Momich

Blackberry Creek Elementary
We would like to allow students more choice in the...

Read more Flexible Seating Set ($1,500)

Molly Lee

John Shields Elementary
I would like to request additional iPad minis for ...

Read more Classroom iPads ($2,070)

Erin Eickman and Jeremy Berger

McDole Elementary
Ozobot Bits are small robots that students can cod...

Read more Ozobots ($1,000)

Tina Schertzer

Harter Middle School
Studies have shown that offering students choice i...

Read more Floor Seating Space ($464)

Tracy Mazurkiewicz

John Stewart Elementary
Rigamajigs can be used in the Critical Thinking ex...

Read more Rigamajigs ($700.00)

Cindy Babich

Blackberry Creek Elementary
I am requesting 3 iPad minis to use in my ELA clas...

Read more iPad Minis ($818)

Maria Dripps-Paulson

All Kaneland Schools
The purpose of these events is to provide free opp...

Read more Technical Theatre Workshops ($500)

Rachel Ramos

Harter Middle School
Endeavoring to support and enhance the Kaneland 20...

Read more Learning Commons ($3,000)
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)

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