Sycamore Education Foundation


How to Donate

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Sycamore Education Foundation. Your generosity truly makes a difference to our Sycamore schools and is greatly appreciated! To learn about the impact your gift can have, please check out the awarded grants now.

We want to make giving simple for you! Here are the ways you can make a gift to the Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF). SEF is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Gifts made to SEF are tax-deductible.

Credit Card/Online Giving

This is an easy and convenient way to make a gift from your computer or phone. Click here to visit our online giving page.

Cash Donations

Gifts of all sizes are welcome and all gifts matter! To make a donation by check, please make your check payable to SEF. Our mailing address is:
Sycamore Education Foundation
245 W. Exchange Street
Sycamore, IL 60178

Gifts of Securities

A way to make an impact to our Sycamore schools is to make a gift of stocks or bonds. For more information about how to make a gift of appreciated securities to SEF, please contact us at and a board member will reach out to you.

Bequests and Planned Gifts

Creating a lasting legacy through an estate gift will impact students, teachers and programs in Sycamore schools for generations to come. If you are considering making a planned gift through
your will, please consult with your financial planner or attorney.

If you have ALREADY included the Sycamore Education Foundation in your estate plan, please let us know so we can thank you and recognize your generosity!

Creating a Named Fund

If you are interested in creating your own named fund, please contact our office for more information.

Request more information

The SEF is eager to hear from you and to answer any questions you may have about our mission and the impact you can have on educational excellence in Sycamore!  Please email us at or give us a call at 815.899.8264.