About

“Our mission is to support, enhance, and promote excellent educational opportunities for students in the Waterloo Community School District.”

Our Vision and Goals

The Waterloo Schools Foundation’s long-term vision is to be a catalyst for educational excellence and pride in the Waterloo Community School District. We will:

• Generate resources to enhance educational opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to students
• Fund programs and pilot projects that align with the District’s Strategic Plan
• Develop, maintain, and support partnerships between the schools and community
• Build a sustainable endowment

Improving Academic Achievement

In six years, the Waterloo Schools Foundation has gifted more than $900,000 to the Waterloo Community School District. This has been in three areas:

1. Innovative Learning Grants: Outcomes based teacher grants
2. Young Scholars Grants: Funding for students to pursue academic interests
3. District Initiatives: Large-scale projects with the potential to impact learning District-wide