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The PPS Foundation is making it easier for donors to choose how they can make an impact on student achievement Right Now. The Foundation has created an annual giving program. To designate a particular destination for your donation, simply indicate the "Right Now Fund" on the online donation form OR use the printable pledge card. Our annual goal is to raise $50,000 to continue the important work we do. Please make a donation today and impact our students in Peoria Public Schools.
The Peoria Public Schools Foundation is pleased to announce the expansion of the Horizons Club to all 14 middle schools for the 2015/2016 school year. The Horizons Club intent is to allow students to investigate various industries and occupational possibilities, through lunchtime interaction with speakers who mentor the students as well. Trish O'Shaughnessy is the coordinator of the program. For more details on Horizons Club click here.
Click here to read the story on the Horizons Club in the Peoria Journal Star 11/25/14.
Click here to read our first official annual report. Please feel free to contact our office any time with questions.
Click here to see the special video highlighting our own Trish O'Shaughnessy and the Horizons Club!
The Peoria Public Schools Foundation along with the Community Foundation of Central Illinois (the Rena and Murray Yeoman Family) is once again offering classroom grants to District 150 teachers and staff. Teachers may apply for up to $1,000 each. The Grant Application deadline is Thursday, October 1, 2015. To apply click here.
PSD 150 Students need our help with school uniforms. Click here for A SPECIAL FOUNDATION EVENT. Thank you to everyone who supported the fundraiser and helped us raise $10,000 for school uniforms.
Please click here to see the list of 2015 PPS Foundation Scholarship recipients.
Please click here to print off the scholarship request form.
The Peoria Public Schools Foundation and Community Foundation of Central Illinois (Murray and Rena Yeomans Fund) are pleased to announce the 2014 Classroom Grant recipients.
Click here to see the 2014 Classroom Grant recipients.
Thank you to all who supported and participated in our 18th Annual PPS Foundation Golf Outing. The outing raised $6,000 more than the previous year, an all time record. Highlights were speaker Derrick Booth speaking about our Horizons Club, the original student art provided by Laura Bally and Rolling Acres students given to all dinner guests. Our annual golf outing allows us to continue the great things we do in District 150 such as Classroom Grants, Horizon's Club and much more! We look forward to our 19th Annual Golf Outing which will be held in June of 2016. Please contact Cindy Morris to sign up, volunteer and support our golf outing.
Quality education for Peoria’s children is not just a school issue but an issue for the entire community. Private gifts from caring people can make an amazing difference in the lives of young people and in the future prosperity of our city. School foundations are essential to quality education in America today.
Your gift to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation strengthens opportunities for our students today. Include support for public education in your annual giving; include support for public education in your will. Preparing young people for successful lives is one of the greatest contributions you can make.