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 community

$2MM+

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


2023-2024 Important Dates & Events

January 2024

15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School


Februrary 2024

19

President's Day - No School


24

The Reading Games 2024 at O'Neill Middle School

Sponsored by the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 with proceeds from the Grove Express 5K

March 2024

25-29

Spring Break - No School


May 2024

TBD

Select 58 Awards Ceremony


TBD

Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony 


27

Memorial Day - No School


29

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