Donors

Donors

Thank you to these donors and organizations for supporting our Campaign for 2020 and programming partnerships.


$20,000 and more

  • Association of Illinois Rural and Small Schools
  • Big Idea Program, Glenstone Square, Springfield, Missouri
  • Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Missouri
  • Galesburg Community Foundation, Illinois
  • Great Schools SI Initiative, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • Sixteenth Section Architecture and Development, Cambridge, Wisconsin

$10,000 and more

  • James T. and Jean Beddow, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Jana and Gary Funk, Cambridge, Wisconsin
  • Rural Community Alliance, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • The University of West Alabama, Livingston
  • West Central Initiative, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

$5,000 and more

  • Dakota Resources, Renner, South Dakota
  • Dean L. Lund American Family Insurance Agency, Inc., Cambridge, Wisconsin
  • Bruce and Julie Leeth, Springfield, Missouri
  • Carol Silvey, West Plains, Missouri
  • Teton Science Schools, Jackson, Wyoming

$1,000 and more

  • Alabama Friends of Rural Schools
  • David Ardrey, Murphysboro, Illinois
  • Ray F. Aton Memorial Fund, Springfield, Missouri
  • California State University, Chico
  • Cambridge WI Farm to School Fund
  • Cambridge Mountain Bike Park Fund, Cambridge, Wisconsin
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
  • Forefront, Chicago, Illinois
  • Josh Gibb, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Graham Local Schools, St. Paris, Ohio
  • Lavina Grandon, Everton, Arkansas
  • Parker Griffith Family Foundation, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Hood Family Donor Advised Fund, Springfield, Missouri
  • Mike Knutson, Watertown, South Dakota
  • National Rural Education Association
  • North Dakota Small Organized Schools
  • North State Together, Redding, California
  • Ohio Small Rural Collaborative, St. Paris
  • Brian and Denise Reid, Charleston, Illinois
  • Second Wind Fund, Springfield, Missouri
  • Steve and Laurie Struss, Cambridge, Wisconsin
  • Your Cause, Plano, Texas

Additional contributions

  • John Aeschlimann, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Deborah Anderson, Oakland, Nebraska
  • Kate Baird, Springfield, Missouri
  • Renee and Phillip Carr, Fox, Arkansas
  • Rand and Molly Chappell, Charleston, Illinois
  • Dr. Andrea Evans, Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Hal and Kathy Funk, Springfield, Missouri
  • Megan Funk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pat Funk, Springfield, Missouri
  • Randy and Cheri Funk, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Brent and Jeannie Glover, Springfield, Missouri
  • Rick Gregory, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jay and Kim Handy, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Grace and Galen Hasler, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jefferson County American Federation of Teachers Local 2143, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Dr. Steven Johnson, Lisbon, North Dakota
  • Kelly and Louise Knauer Fund, Springfield, Missouri
  • Larry Lee, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jonathan Lewis, Stoughton, Wisconsin
  • Taylor McCabe-Juhnke, Seattle, Washington
  • Susan McKim, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Arthur Mallory, Springfield, Missouri
  • Emily Meier, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jim and Sally Meier, Waunakee, Wisconsin
  • Karen Miller, Ozark, Missouri
  • National Governors Association
  • Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jim Shurts, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Terry Sivesind, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Howard Spiegle, Buffalo Grove, Illinois
  • Paul Theobald, Osmond, Nebraska
  • Third Cup Fund, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Sandra Thomastan, Alabama
  • Susan Twomey, Monmouth, Illinois
  • Horace Williams, Montgomery, Alabama
  • In memory of Evelyn Ruckman, by Pat Funk, Springfield, Missouri

We invite you to support our work by making an online charitable contribution. Thank you for your consideration!

You are also invited to view the people and donors who helped us launch the Rural Schools Collaborative from 2015-2017. We cannot say enough about their trust, risk taking and generosity!