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Why We Do This

The Vermillion School District is fortunate to have dedicated teachers and administrators working to make the schools excellent.  There is, however, always a need to expand educational opportunity and meet the needs of our children beyond the core program that is provided by the public schools.

School districts alone, unfortunately, cannot fund the additional financial support that schools and students require. The Vermillion Public Schools Foundation provides a means for our community to become involved in public education and to make a difference in our schools and the lives of our students. Funds raised in our communities will support innovative programs and provide and enrich educational opportunities. Your contribution will ensure the success of our children today and in the future.

How We Do This

The Vermillion Public Schools Foundation relies on funds that are raised from generous individuals, business sponsors, and from community members by direct appeals and through community-wide educational and social events. This is done using a variety of mechanisms, including:

  • General donations – cash, online giving, or pledged donations
  • Planned giving – wills, trusts, estate plans
  • Gifts of stock
  • Matched giving – donations matched by employers
  • Fund-raisers

How You Can Help

There are many opportunities to make a lasting impact in the lives of our community’s children. Find out about the many programs, events, grants, and donation opportunities by spending time on our website.  Contact Us at any time with questions or ideas. Thank you!

  • Donation by Mail
    Contributions may be made directly to the Vermillion Public Schools Foundation, by cash or check. Simply download our donation form, print and complete it. Mail the completed form to: Vermillion Public Schools Foundation, P. O. Box 569, Vermillion, SD 57069
  • Online Donation
    If you’d like to donate now, click here.
  • Planned Giving
    Remembering the Vermillion Public Schools Foundation in your will or charitable trust helps our future leaders today. Planned giving includes gifts of life insurance, retirement accounts, appreciated assets, gifts from your estate and gifts through a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trusts. Call 605-677-7000 for more information.
  • Matching Gifts
    Many employers maintain a matching gift program. Check with your employer to learn the details, limits and procedures of any similar programs they may offer.
  • In-kind Gifts
    From school supplies for students to food assistance, we welcome your in-kind gifts. Please call 605-677-7000 for more information.
  • By Phone
    Please call 605-677-7000.

The Vermillion Public Schools Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

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