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Heartland 2050

is our eight-county area’s first collaborative and strategic planning process that explores the future of our community

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Regional Equity Profile Release Event

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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


Classroom Grants

See news article here

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

Its time for the CEF AnnualGolf Outing!

July 17th 

12:30PM Tee Off

at Shoreline Golf Course

in Carter Lake!

Click here for your registration form and get your team together TODAY!

Generously Sponsored by:

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!



CB Community Education Foundation

will make


in scholarships

available to Council Bluffs

high school 2015

graduating seniors !



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