About the Foundation

Our Mission

Plainfield School District 202 Foundation for Excellence is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the development of enrichment programs and services that make a significant contribution to the quality of education. Since its establishment in 1983, the Foundation has raised and contributed more than $400,000 to support District 202 students and staff by funding grants, scholarships and projects. It has also supported special programs such as the Great Read, a District Art Gallery and the 1847 Schoolhouse Restoration.

The Foundation for Excellence will:

  • Promote excellence and achievement for learners
  • Encourage innovation in the teaching/learning process
  • Enhance collaboration between the Foundation and greater community


Total Funds Raised


Horizon Grants


3rd Grade Field Trip


Outdoor Ed

Get Involved

Apply to become a trustee, make a donation, or volunteer to help with events. The Foundation for Excellence appreciates the support of our generous community!