Funding Innovation in Education Since 1991

Last year, the Rockford Education Foundation awarded $125,000 to Rockford schools and our community. This fall REF funded 40 grants to Rockford Public Schools, Our Lady of Consolation School and Assumption School.

Let REF fund your ideas!

Student Grants – Accepted all year through 4/30/18

Winter Grants Due – Tuesday, 1/23/18
Founders’ Grant Due – Friday, 4/13/18

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Innovation Begins Here

Rockford Education Foundation grants fund projects and programs for learners of all ages in our community.

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Student Grants – Accepted all year through 4/30/18

Winter Grants Due – Tuesday, 1/23/18
Founders’ Grant Due – Friday, 4/13/18

Learn More

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

– Malcolm X