We are the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58

We represent various areas of the community, including District 58 administration, staff, principals, teachers, the board of education, village elected officials, and local business owners committed to enriching education for the district. 

The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 works throughout the year to increase private support of educational activities not funded by tax dollars. This effort provides additional support to district-wide programs, as well as providing grant opportunities for teachers to supplement current programs as well as bring innovative ideas to District 58.

The impact of recent funding raised for the District 58 school community


The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 has raised over $2 Million for more than 20 years

Expanded innovative instructional opportunities through individual classroom teacher grants

Funded school-wide student experiences and activities through “Reaching New Heights” Principal grant program

Provided funding for the District 58 annual Reading Games Literacy Event

Provided support for the District 58 PTA Council’s annual young Authors and Writers Fest

Donated to honor outstanding District 58 staff members through the Green Apple Recognition program

2024 Important Dates & Events

May 2024


Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony — May 15, 2024


Memorial Day - No School


Last Day of School (if no emergency days are used)