The Waukee Community Schools Foundation supports the school district by providing classroom grants, professional development funding, and scholarships to graduating seniors. The Foundation also recognizes the wonderful work of our educators with the annual Waukee Schools Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence.


  • Grants

    Classroom Grant Information Classroom grants are designed to inspire and assist Waukee teachers at all grade levels to accomplish the best in class learning for Waukee students. Teachers are encouraged to apply for grants for classroom supplies and innovative learning tools that are not supported by the district budget.  ​ Professional Development Grant Information The Foundation is pleased to provide funding for...

  • Scholarships

    The Waukee Schools Foundation has pledged a minimum of $25,000 per year for our senior scholarships. We award $1,000 scholarships to 25 students who have made a positive impact on their families, school, or community. The number of scholarships can be increased based upon donation support. This scholarship is not GPA-based and is open to anyone that...

  • Teaching Award

    The Waukee Schools Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence Innovation. Leadership. Integrity. This award was created to recognize the work of one person within the Waukee district who elevates the standard and works to integrate and elevate education. This person goes above and beyond in the classroom, and truly makes an impact on students. Nominations are...