Stewardson-Strasburg Education Improvement Endowment

Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation

“Ensuring that our students achieve academic success by improving public education through private support.”

In April 2011, the Stewardson-Strasburg School Board made the decision to establish an educational foundation in partnership with Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation. Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation is guided by a local fund advisory committee to fundraise and determine how the funds are dispersed within the school district.

The Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation focuses on assisting children in our community by supporting educational projects and scholarships. Gifts to the Education Foundation are used for scholarships, grants for teachers, classroom projects, and innovative technology improvements. All grants and scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation Advisory Committee.

The Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation manages two funds for the benefit of the school district. The Stewardson-Strasburg Education Improvement Fund has been established to meet immediate needs of the Education Foundation while the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Endowment provides a permanent source of funding for future school projects, grants and scholarships. The endowment fund acts as a savings account in which funds are invested and the interest gained is disbursed at the discretion of the advisory committee.

Invest in the success of our school!

With your gift of $500 or more in 2017, you will be recognized as a Founder. Donors with gifts less than $500 will be recognized as a Friend of the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation. Designation as Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation Founders and Friends of the Foundation is intended to permanently recognize those who love their school district and want to ensure its continued success for future generations.

Founders and Friends will receive the following benefits:

  • Gifts to the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation are tax-deductible!
  • Founders and Friends will be featured on the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation website!

With your help and financial support, the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation will continue to make a difference in the quality of education our kids receive for generations to come!

Download our donation form and make your contribution today!

Friends of the Stewardson-Starsburg Education Foundation


Howard & Kay Dust Justin Krile/Krile Auction Service

Kull Appliance Service

Mark & Melissa Luce C.L. & S.J. Nicholson Ray

Stewardson Lions Club

Mary & Jill Vogel Sweeney Travis & Gina Vonderheide

Founders of the Stewardson-Strasburg Education Foundation 


The Brock Vonderheide Family Christopher & Elizabeth Debolt and Family

Donald Debolt

Michele & Mitchel Lindenmeyer Otto & Lisa Rincker

Bob & Ronda Schlecthe

Strasburg Lions Club Jim & Phillys Weiss

First National Bank of Waterloo

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