Foundation for Educational Excellence

  • Peggy Johnson

  • Tina Koonce

  • Brian Lyons

  • ‚ÄčNick Ramsey

  • Rod Stevens

  • David Townsend

  • Margaret Bausman

  • Bradley Bull

  • Dennis Dargel

  • Sheila Erickson

  • Janell Hartje

  • Rebecca Hazzard

officers & board members


  • Sally Huggins - Chair

  • Lynn Edwards - Vice President

  • Jason Smith - Treasurer

  • Stefanie Kluck - Secretary

WHAT IS A 501(C)(3)?


A 501(c)(3) is the portion of the US Internal Revenue Code that allows for federal tax exemption of nonprofit organizations, specifically those that are considered public charities, private foundations or private operating foundations.  It is regulated and administered by the US Department of Treasury through the Internal Revenue Service.

SECTION 501(c)(3)

about us


Winnebago Foundation for educational excellence is a 501(c)3 organization that was established TO insure that all children in district #323 are provided with the finest possible learning opportunities.

We operate on three primary revenue sources:

  • March madness dinner

  • Golf outing

  • Fall mailer

Our goals:

  • Provide annual school grants

  • Loans for school and athletic projects

  • Community support and involvement

  • Secondary revenue support for the Winnebago School District 323

  • Encourage students to strive for the highest possible level of academic achievement

  • Stimulate growth and development of new educational programs

  • Promote excellence  in classroom education

  • Enhance and enrich programs provided by the district

  • Strengthen the partnership between the community and the school district