Supporting Students Today,
Preparing Students for Tomorrow.

The District 54 Education Foundation hosts fundraisers throughout the year in partnership with local restaurants and other businesses. If you would be interested in partnering with us to raise money to benefit the children in our community, please email [email protected] or call (847) 357-5141.

Windy City Bulls Takeover Night – Feb. 29, 2024

The Windy City Bulls will be hosting a District 54 Takeover at their game on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased will be donated back to the Foundation – our last event raised over $5,000! Purchase tickets at The night will feature School District 54 students participating in performances and other on-court experiences before and throughout the game, and a District 54 Special Olympics basketball match at halftime. Show your #54Happiness spirit by wearing orange to the game.  

Souper Bowl of Soups – Feb. 29, 2024

Are you a foodie? Join the Rotary Club of Schaumburg A.M. at Chandler’s Chophouse Grille & Banquets on Thursday, February 29 for their Souper Bowl of Soups tasting event! Sample soups prepared and served by area restaurants and vote for your favorite. Proceeds from the event will benefit the District 54 Education Foundation and the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry. All ages are welcome – purchase your tickets at

Mardi Gras Casino Night – March 1, 2024

Join the District 54 Education Foundation as we bring back our Mardi Gras event! Enjoy dinner, dancing, casino games and raffles – all while raising money for breakfast programs and food pantries, extracurricular grants, STEM programming and emergency financial assistance for District 54 students and families. More information about the event, including sponsorship opportunities, can be found on the Mardi Gras event page.

Lou Malnati’s Give Back Day – May 22, 2024

Order from Lou Malnati’s on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 and 20% of sales will go back to the Foundation! Proceeds will go toward the Crisis Fund to aid School District 54 families. You can participate in this fundraiser by Dine-In, Take out and Delivery. **3rd-party delivery apps are NOT included.**

  • Phone Orders: Call (847) 985-1525 and mention that you are with District 54 Education Foundation before placing your order.
  • Visit Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria’s online order website ( Use the promo code GRPRSFUND23 and 20% of your meal’s price will be donated back to District 54 Education Foundation.

Golf Outing – June 10, 2024

Our largest fundraiser is a golf outing in June at the Schaumburg Golf Club. Thank you to all the sponsors, donors, golfers, diners and volunteers who participated in the 26th Annual District 54 Education Foundation Golf Outing on Monday, June 12, 2023 to benefit the students of District 54. We are looking forward to another great event on 2024!

Labor Day Weekend Septemberfest- August 31-Sept. 2, 2024

When you head to the village of Schaumburg’s Septemberfest festival over the Labor Day weekend, support the students of School District 54 and the D54 Foundation by parking at Collins Elementary School. For the low, low price of $10, you can park all day on Saturday or Sunday at Collins, located at 407 S. Summit Drive in Schaumburg just down the street from the festival. Then come back on Monday, Labor Day, and purchase food in the Foundation booth on nonprofit day.

Craft & Vendor Fair

The first annual SEA/SEEO Craft and Vendor Fair benefitting the D54 Education Foundation was a huge success on Sept. 23, 2023. In addition to the crafters, there was a concession stand and a raffle with more than 30 prizes including restaurant gift cards and tickets to Santa’s Village.

Thank a Teacher

Are you looking for a unique gift to give your child’s teacher or another staff member who has made a difference in their life? You can donate to the District 54 Education Foundation in their honor by visiting and choosing THANKS from the “Give…” drop-down menu. We will mail a certificate to the staff member you are honoring, and your donation will support students in need in District 54. If you would prefer, you can fill out our Thank a Teacher printable form and mail it to the Foundation with your donation.