The Harrisburg School District Education Foundation is the philanthropic partner with the Harrisburg School District. We support all schools, students and staff in the District by aligning charitable gifts with projects that need funding to provide enhanced educational opportunities. We promote excellence in education by forging relationships between the District, alumni, community and local businesses.

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New Teacher Grants

The Education Foundation Supports
the Entire Harrisburg School District.




Deliver your cash gift to:
Harrisburg School District Office
200 E Willow Street
Harrisburg, SD 57032

Mail your check to:
Harrisburg School District
c/o the HSD Education Foundation
PO Box 187, Harrisburg, SD 57032

Credit Card

Payroll Deduction

You can make your donation
on this site.

HSD Staff members can initiate
regular charitable donations
directly from their payroll.

Online Donations

Gifts to the Harrisburg School District Education Foundation are Tax Deductible.
A 3% fee is deducted from credit card donations.

Choose Where to Give

The Annual Fund

The Annual Fund supports two main initiatives: First-Time Teacher Grants and the Student Success Fund.

First-Time Teacher Grants

  • The Education Foundation provides first-year teachers with grant monies to purchase materials for their classroom.

Student Success Fund

  • Social workers in the District work closely with students and families in need. The Student Success Fund is used to meet emergency needs of students and families in crisis.

See How We're Making an Impact

The Endowment Fund

The Harrisburg School District Education Foundation has an endowment established with the South Dakota Community Foundation. Donations to the endowment are placed in a long-term investment pool.

Each year, a portion of the fund’s average fair market value can be used to support the following:

  • Special Projects Supporting Excellence in Teaching & Learning

  • Supporting Innovative Programs

  • Professional Development for Educators

  • Educational Enrichment Activities for Students

  • Culture and Cohesion Experiences for Staff and/or Students

  • Pre-School Education

Contact Us

Recognition of Donors

Thank you to these donors for their generous support of the HSD Education Foundation; their contribution is helping us provide quality education and opportunities for the students in our Harrisburg community.

Special Recognition Levels

Donor Levels

Foundation Members

Linda Dunham | President | The Dunham Group
Daren Ketcham | Vice President | Legacy Developments
Superintendent Tim Graf | Past President | Harrisburg School District 
JoAnne VerMulm | Secretary | Harrisburg School District 

Trent Bruce | DGR Engineering 
Jay Hutton | Harrisburg School Board 
Mike Knudson | Harrisburg School Board 
Amber Langner | Sanford Health
Breanne Lynch | Harrisburg School District