The Kaneland Foundation MissionOur mission is to support academic excellence through innovation.



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.

Thank You to the Sponsors of the Foundation's
28th Annual Golf Outing!
2021 Golf Outing Sponsors
Beer Sponsor
Marquette Hamlin Group

Local Prize Donors
Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill
Paisano's Pizza & Grill
Schmidt's Towne Tap
Bliss Creek Golf Course
Ream's Meat Market
SignFX
Obscurity Brewing and Craft Mead
Whiskey Acres
Four Seasons Contracting, Inc.
Lamb's Elite Detail
GSF USA
The Diamondaire
Erin Art by Creations, an Etsy shop
Glenn Fuchs
Laura Gampfer Photography
Skin Deep Day Spa
Elburn Liquors
The Corner Grind

Special Thanks
Bliss Creek Golf Course
Open Range Bar and Grill
Dave Anderson
Dave Rissman
Cheryl Krauspe
Kaneland High School Jazz Band

The 29th Annual Golf Outing will be held at Bliss Creek Golf Course
Friday, September 23, 2022
~ Please join us! ~

Grant Recipients

2018

Lisa Campise and Cynthia Campisi

Middle School
Our program would have general education students ...

Read more Peer Buddy ($150)

Alexandra Hay

John Shields
Seating options would include hokki stools, ball c...

Read more Personalized Seating ($1,605)

Stephanie Unger

Blackberry Creek Elementary
The materials I am requesting would be used to tea...

Read more Ozobots ($1,000)

Stephanie Ortegel & Stephanie Unger

Blackberry Creek Elementary
Asking the majority of students to sit for an hour...

Read more Math Manipulatives ($487.98)

Marisa Nichols

Middle School
Bloxels are essentially a toy, but they're a smart...

Read more Bloxels ($250)

Tracy Mazurkiewicz, Elizabeth Orman, Carrie Svihlik, Anne Olsen

John Stewart
We are asking for funds to build a Lego Wall at KS...

Read more Lego Wall ($840)

Natalie Smith

Middle School, John Stewart
During the 2017-2018 school year, Cynthia Campisi,...

Read more Reading Buddy Program ($300)

Kyle Ahlmann, Raney Good

Middle School
The money from this grant would be used to support...

Read more Podcasting Equipment ($780)

Christine Lynn Kukovec

Middle School
Studies show that some students do much better whe...

Read more ($300)

Sharon Marcellis

Middle School
In support of and in alignment with the Kaneland 2...

Read more Standing Desks & Headphones ($564.53)

Jason Lim, Dylan Donley, Samantha Gonzalez

Middle School
Middle School Spanish students will benefit from t...

Read more Spanish Novels & Reading Starter Packs ($884)

Elizabeth Orman

John Stewart
This past school year we opened our very first Mak...

Read more Ozozbots, Makey Makey, & more. ($292)

Cindy Babich, Katie Reilley, Stephanie Rogers

Blackberry Creek Elementary
Last year, Kaneland students worked to develop a l...

Read more Flexible Seating ($1,500)

Charri Trembley

Middle School
I am representing S.I.C.K. (Student Innovation Clu...

Read more Supplies ($1,025)

Kaneland Arts Initiative

All Schools
...

Read more Donation ($300)
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)
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.

To achieve our goals, we are looking to expand our group of Foundation Friends. Foundation Friends are invited to join us at meetings, assist in the planning and execution of our fundraising activities, and impact the educational opportunities we provide to Kaneland students. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. Go Knights!

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.

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