Our Mission…

We invest in educators and students by supporting creativity, innovation, and excellence in Champaign and Urbana public schools.

Distinguished Alumni Home Page Banner Nominations are now open for the 2024
Distinguished Alumni, Local Business Community Impact and Local Hero Awards

Deadline to nominate is DEC. 8, 2023
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Photos are here!
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Teaching Excellence Award Recipient
Abby Donovan
Kenwood Elementary 1st Grade
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is Saturday, April 29, 2024

Strong Foundation. Promising Future.

CU Schools Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization designed to enhance the quality of education in Champaign-Urbana through community support of the public schools. The Foundation’s mission is to invest in an equitable and empowered future for Champaign-Urbana by strengthening the community’s commitment to our public schools, teachers, and students.

The Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; our EIN # is 37-1273798

As of FY23, CUSF has funded over $2.5 million of locally-raised dollars to our schools, through grants, targeted gifts, scholarships and endowed funds.