education foundation


The Harrisburg School District Education Foundation is the philanthropic partner with the Harrisburg School District. We support all schools, students and staff in the District by aligning charitable gifts with projects that need funding to provide enhanced educational opportunities. We promote excellence in education by forging relationships between the District, alumni, community and local businesses.

Annual Fund Drive

First Time Teacher Grants

  • The Education Foundation provides first-year teachers with grant monies to purchase materials for their classroom.

Student Success Fund

  • Social workers in the District work closely with students and families in need. The Student Success Fund is used to meet emergency needs of students and families in crisis.

Endowment Fund

The Harrisburg School District Education Foundation has an endowment established with the South Dakota Community Foundation. Donations to the endowment are placed in a long-term investment pool. Each year, a portion of the fund’s average fair market value can be used to support the following:

  • Special Projects Supporting Excellence in Teaching & Learning

  • Supporting Innovative Programs

  • Professional Development for Educators

  • Enrichment Activities for Students

  • Culture Activities for Staff and/or Students

  • Pre-School Education

The Education Foundation Supports the Entire Harrisburg School District


Donate to the:

Gifts to the Harrisburg School District Education Foundation are Tax Deductible.