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Making a Difference!

With your help, the Danville Public School Foundation provides funds to promote enhanced educational opportunities for the students attending Danville public schools.

What We Fund

Classroom Grants

Classroom Grants

Classroom grants provide funds to enhance your current curriculum and to provide additional resources for rigorous and fun educational experiences for your students

Schoolwide Assemblies

Schoolwide Assemblies

The Foundation provides speakers from across the country to present timely topics to your students.

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Collaborative Projects with District 118

The Foundation partners with Danville District 118 on larger educational projects in support of your students.

Our funding priorities are to assist in:

  • Providing creative, inspiring, and fun learning experiences in support of the curriculum, which offers students opportunities to expand their knowledge or understanding of a subject.

  • Piloting innovative educational opportunities.

  • Providing school-wide educational assemblies that enriches students’ learning experience.

  • Providing funding for projects in partnerships with Danville Community Consolidated School District 118 consistent with these guidelines.
Funding

Awards Granted

Through the generosity of our donors, the Danville Public School Foundation provides enhanced educational opportunities, above those provided by tax dollars, to the over 5,700 students attending Danville public schools. Our donors make a difference!

2018 - 2019

Total Awards: $41,500

  1. Amazing Science Adventure – All Elementary 4th-Grade Students
  2. Schoolwide assembly – Danville High School
  3. Schoolwide assembly – South View Upper Elementary
  4. A Walk-Through History (Virtual Reality Goggles) – Danville High School
  5. Peirpole Halo Recorders – Garfield Elementary
  6. Assistive Tech Library – Districtwide Special Education
  7. Graphic Calculator Loan Project – Danville High School
  8. Artist in Residence and Fine Arts Showcase – Districtwide
  9. VersaTile Project – Northeast Magnet School
  10. Music Sound Recording Equipment – Danville High School
  11. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge Middle School and South View Upper Elementary
  12. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2017 - 2018

Total Awards: $82,200

  1. Lego Robotics Project – Northeast Magnet School
  2. Eclipse Glasses – Districtwide
  3. Milo Robots – Districtwide Special Education
  4. Forever Young Show Choir Grant – Danville High School
  5. Adrenaline Drumming – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  6. Violins – South View Upper Elementary
  7. Stars in Our Lives Science Grant – Danville High School
  8. Drone Instructional Project – Danville High School
  9. Tower Garden – Meade Park Elementary
  10. Brick Lab Project – Liberty Elementary
  11. Bee Bot Stem Project – Mark Denman Elementary
  12. Escape Room Project – Danville High School and North Ridge Middle School
  13. Dance to the Beat Project – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  14. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge Middle School and South View Upper Elementary
  15. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2016 - 2017

Total Awards: $26,850

  1. Stem Kits – South View Middle School
  2. Drones – North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  3. Robot Kits – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  4. Cooking in the Life Skills Class – Mark Denman Elementary (formally East Park Elementary)
  5. Student Government Affairs – Danville High School
  6. STEM in the Classroom – Northeast Magnet School
  7. Adrenaline Drumming – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  8. Science Road Show – Garfield Elementary
  9. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  10. Physical Fitness Project – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  11. Pre-Advanced Placement Project – North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  12. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge Middle School and South View Upper Elementary
  13. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2015 - 2016

Total Awards: $73,800

  1. Pre-K Playground Structure – Pre-K Program
  2. Dance for Life – Danville High School
  3. Cannon Drama Program – Cannon Elementary
  4. The Lion King Experience – North Ridge Middle School
  5. Saxophone – South View Middle School
  6. Artist in Residence – Northeast Magnet School
  7. 1:1 Classroom Computer Pilot Project – Northeast Magnet School
  8. Physical Education Growth – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  9. Channel 1 Support – Danville High School
  10. Polar Express – Districtwide Pre-K-1st Grade
  11. KDBA Print Shop Program
  12. Science Road Show – East Park Elementary
  13. Non- Fiction Theater Books Sets – Cannon Elementary
  14. Tchoukball Set – North Ridge Middle School
  15. Ultra-Fit Bands and Fit n’ Flash Activity Cards – Garfield Elementary
  16. Teen Mental Health Focus Day – Danville High School
  17. Citizenship Project – Edison Elementary
  18. Mini One Gel Electrophoresis – Danville High School
  19. 120 Sets of Books – Districtwide
  20. Project Lead The Way Dragsters – Meade Park Elementary and South View Middle School
  21. Little Free Libraries – All Elementary Schools
  22. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  23. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2014 - 2015

Total Awards: $38,300

  1. Listening Centers – East Park Elementary
  2. Freedom Walker Book Project – North Ridge Middle School
  3. Strings Program – Northeast Magnet School and Cannon Elementary
  4. Piano and Keyboard – Liberty Elementary
  5. Arts in the Classroom – Cannon Elementary
  6. CPR Kits – Danville High School
  7. Bud, Not Buddy Book Project – East Park Elementary
  8. Beauty and the Beast Production – Danville High School
  9. Visiting Artist/African Dance – East Park Elementary and Danville High School
  10. Chemistry Ice Cream Project – Danville High School
  11. Graphing Calculators – Danville High School
  12. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  13. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  14. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2013 - 2014

Total Awards: $62,000

  1. Einstein Project (Installment 2) – Danville High School
  2. GPS Units – Danville High School
  3. Educational Software – All Elementary Schools
  4. Library Enhancement – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  5. Trade Books – East Park Elementary
  6. Common Core Book Collection – Cannon Elementary
  7. Making the Grade Conference – Danville High School
  8. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  9. Listening Centers – Southwest Elementary
  10. Poster Printer – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  11. Band and Orchestra Instruments – North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  12. Schoolwide Assembly – North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  13. Project Lead The Way – Cannon Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Meade Park Elementary and Southwest Elementary
  14. Fitness Adventure Software – Edison Elementary
  15. Die Cutter – Danville High School
  16. Sound System – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  17. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  18. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2012 - 2013

Total Awards: $58,900

  1. Science Road Show – Danville High School
  2. Greenhouse Project – Northeast Magnet School
  3. Einstein Project (Installment 1) – Danville High School
  4. Student Response Systems – Danville High School and Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  5. Flutes – South View Middle School
  6. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  7. DNA Ancestry Project – South View Middle School
  8. 3D Cubed Project – South View Middle School
  9. Common Core Book Set – Cannon Elementary
  10. Movement & Learning Project – Meade Park Elementary
  11. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  12. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2011 - 2012

Total Awards: $45,000

  1. 28 Document Cameras – Danville High School, Kenneth D. Bailey Academy, North Ridge Middle School, Cannon Elementary, East Park Elementary, Meade Park Elementary and Northeast Magnet School
  2. Digital Camera – Kenneth D. Bailey Academy
  3. Leap Frog Tag System – Meade Park Elementary
  4. Leap Pad Systems – Edison Elementary
  5. Kobo Readers (12) – Meade Park Elementary
  6. Software lease (1 year) – Northeast Magnet School
  7. VersaTiles (two sets) – Cannon Elementary
  8. Don’t Be A Bully, Be A Star Program – North Ridge Middle School
  9. Future Problem Solvers Project – North Ridge Middle School
  10. Hispanic Leadership Council Cultural Trip – Danville High School
  11. Science Road Show – Liberty Elementary
  12. Iron Chef Program – Northeast Magnet School
  13. Attendance Incentive Program – Danville High School
  14. Tour Around the World Project – South View Middle School
  15. Climbing Walls – Edison Elementary, Liberty Elementary, Cannon Elementary and Garfield Elementary
  16. Weight Equipment – Danville High School
  17. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  18. Schoolwide Assembly – All Elementary Schools
  19. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  20. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2010 - 2011

Total Awards: $26,600

  1. True Color Assessment Project – Danville High School
  2. Math Online Subscription – East Park Elementary
  3. Illinois State Achievement Family Prep Program – Cannon Elementary
  4. Science Road Show – Edison Elementary
  5. Lincoln Presidential Museum Trip – Liberty Elementary
  6. Listening Centers – Liberty Elementary
  7. ECOS 905 Anti Littering Project – North Ridge Middle School
  8. Cool Tool Video Project – Southwest Elementary
  9. Drop Everything and Read Day – South View Middle School
  10. Classroom set of Kobo e-Readers – Southwest Elementary
  11. Phonics and Literary Workstations – Garfield Elementary
  12. Document Cameras – Danville High School, Edison Elementary, Northeast Magnet School
  13. NEO 2 Computers (5) – Edison Elementary
  14. Planetarium Trip – South View Middle School
  15. Enrichment Novel Study Project – Cannon Elementary
  16. Artful Leaning (ACE) House (2nd installment) – Danville High School
  17. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  18. Excellence in Teaching Awards

2010 - 2009

Total Awards: $34,000

  1. Attendance Incentive Program – Danville High School
  2. Backdrops for Guys & Dolls Production – North Ridge Middle School
  3. We Can Do Anything Field Trip – Danville High School
  4. Climbing Wall – Northeast Magnet School
  5. Non-fiction Travel Tub Book Project – East Park Elementary
  6. Fire Safety for Students – Danville High School
  7. Schoolwide Assembly – All Elementary Schools
  8. Hi/Lo Library – Danville High School
  9. Artful Learning (ACE) House (1st installment) – Danville High School
  10. I Will Prevent It Campaign – North Ridge Middle School
  11. Upgrade computer wiring – Alternative School/Laura Lee
  12. Boxcar Children Books – East Park Elementary
  13. Schoolwide Assembly – Danville High School, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  14. Evening of Singing and Dancing Show Choirs – Danville High, North Ridge and South View Middle Schools
  15. Excellence in Teaching Awards