Welcome to Peoria Public Schools Foundation

The Horizons Program


 This is a lunchtime educational opportunity for middle school students to investigate various industries and occupations which will allow them to make more informed choices during middle school, high school class selection, and beyond. 

Learn more about Horizons and become a mentor today.


The goal of the program is to work with the community including, businesses and organizations to adopt schools. The main areas of support is tutoring, mentoring and in-kind donations of school supplies or other items and financial support, but not limited to those.

Learn more about the Adopt-A-School Program.

Uniforms Funds

The PPS Foundation offers uniform assistance to any student in Peoria Public Schools. The request for uniforms must be made by a PPS staff member.  Please contact your school office so they can facilitate the access to this resource.  

Foundation Leadership

The Peoria Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors, Officers and Staff includes some of the finest leaders in Peoria who are devoted to investing in the success of the students in our public schools.

Foundation Leadership



Emergency Funding for PPS Students

The PPS Foundation also offers emergency fund assistance to students and their families.  These request must come through a PPS staff member and be signed off by the school principal.  Examples of funding request can include emergency assistance for basic needs, dental work, eye exams and glasses, or transportation needs. 

If you are a PPS staff member, click HERE to download a copy of our 2020 Emergency Request Form.    

A Deeper Look Into Peoria Public Schools Foundation

Our Mission

To develop and provide a permanent source of supplemental funding for improving the quality of education within Peoria Public Schools.

The Foundation shall work in partnership with businesses and the greater community and shall raise and disburse funds only for the use and benefit of the students, staff and alumni of Peoria Public Schools.

Our Vision

The Peoria Public Schools Foundation champions real and positive change in Peoria Public Schools.  It successfully devotes its expertise and fundraising capabilities to serve as a catalyst to implement bold ideas that achieve remarkable outcomes for our children.

Our History/Donors

The Peoria Public Schools Foundation gratefully acknowledges our gracious Donors for their generosity.

2019-2020 Donor List

Click here for more information on the history of the Peoria Public Schools Foundation.

IMPACT E-Newsletter

To read our most recent IMPACT E-Newsletter, CLICK HERE

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Check out the videos below to find out more about the PPS Foundation!