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Geneva Academic Foundation Teacher Grants Fund

Established 2017

The Geneva Academic Foundation (GAF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that raises money each year to fund grants for the purchase of equipment, tools, programs and services for our teachers and classrooms throughout the Geneva Community School District #304 (grades K-12), as well as two annual scholarships for graduating Seniors from Geneva High School.

Since 1987, the role of the GAF in Geneva has been to provide an ongoing bridge to academic enrichment for all students across all schools in the district. We provide larger funding to projects aligned with all District 304 schools and not funded by tax dollars, as compared to the PTOs and Booster clubs which are aligned with individual schools. The money that GAF uses to fund the grant applications comes from donations by community members and fundraisers that GAF holds each year.

Click here to download GAF’s “Inspiring Young Minds” Brochure

 

 


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Thank you for your considered support of the Geneva Academic Foundation! Please note that by donating to a Geneva Academic Foundation fund, you are agreeing that your information may be shared with the Geneva Academic Foundation.

We chose the Community Foundation because of its reputation. It’s well known, established and we can trust them to do the job for us.

Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

Being a part of the Community Foundation scholarship committee is the highlight of my year. For many, a scholarship from the Community Foundation is the reason they are able to continue reaching for their dreams and changing the future of our world. I hope each recipient knows just how inspirational they are to those of us who are lucky enough to read their stories.

Jessica Breugelmans

Board Member & Scholarship Committee Member

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

…you can always start small, even $25 can make a difference. Remember we can’t take our money with us. Even if it’s just your gift of time. Volunteer and get involved.

Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

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