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The Community Education Foundation has established the Gold Star Fund to provide opportunities for individuals, businesses, and organizations to invest in the success of our community’s children. In the effort to raise community awareness of and financial support for programs that are not funded by tax dollars, the Community Education Foundation actively solicits community support for the projects of the Gold Star Fund.

Working With...

Once a donation is received, the Foundation’s administrative staff works with the school district to implement the project. The Foundation also works with the donor or designee to provide all necessary documentation.

The Community Education Foundation is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c) (3) organization under the direction of a Board of Directors. All contributions are deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Tax identification number: 42-1374146

Fernando 'Butch' Lecuona
Community Education Foundation
300 West Broadway, Suite 212
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

712-322-8800 Opt. 5

e-mail Butch Lecuona




CB Community Education Foundation

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Classroom Grants

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The Community Education Foundation (CEF) is pleased to announce this year’s Classroom Grant awards. Each year, the CEF solicits grant applications for Classroom Grants from teachers in the Council Bluffs Community School District.

Click here to see a list of Grant winners

Again this year, were awarded a

Match Grant

from the Iowa West Foundation.

We are continuing to seek funds in order to be able to recieve the full $33,500.00 from IWF.

We still need to raise almost


to reach our goal and receive matching funds from IWF

Please consider a donation to our Classroom Grants project! Every dollar you give is worth TWO!

The grants are competitive and made available to teachers to provide innovative classroom projects for students that are not funded by the district.

April 2014 Newsletter


See what we've been up to!

The Community Education Foundation is pleased to announce the

2013 Classroom Grant Recipients!

Click here to see a list of awardees

Congratulations to everyone who received funding for their projects this year!








of the Year!

Janine Crain - Teacher

Mindi Richardson - Support Staff

Jane Conaway - Substitute Teacher

Robert Johnson - Substitute Teacher

Dick Leeper - Volunteer

Keebie Kessler - Volunteer

Thank you to All of our CBCSD teachers, staff, and volunteers for making our schools GREAT!


2013 DISCO Prom a Success!

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Click here to see photos from our 2012 Nerd Prom

Verne Welch, Jr. President, Community Education Foundation

October 2, 1937-August 13,2016

CEF and Council Bluffs have lost a partner, and dear friend.

Our deepest condolences go out Verne's family. He has made an impact, not only on Council Bluffs, that will live on for generations, but on each of us, who were blessed to know him.

Our 2016/17

Annual Campaign is underway!

Please consider a contribution to the Community Education Foundation Gold Star Fund!

These funds help provide classroom grants that allow our teacher's to use innovative and creative activities that give our students meaningful, hands on learning experiences.

Click on the Donate button to the left of this page, and be sure to mention which fund you are contributing to in the "Purpose" box.


Send a check or money order to:

Community Education Foundation

300 W. Broadway, Ste 212

Council Bluffs, IA 51503


Building Pride!

Join us in the effort to build pride in our community and Council Bluffs Schools.

Click here for details

Click the Donate button Now!

(at the left) to contribute to the Council Bluffs Schools Athletic Complex!



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