• August 2017 – President’s Blog

    August 2017 – President’s Blog

    my daughter on her first day as a 1st Grader at Yorkville Grade School If you're anything like me, you are still trying [...]

  • Welcome to the Yorkville Educational Foundation

    Welcome to the Yorkville Educational Foundation

    Welcome to the official webpage (and the official President’s Blog) of the Yorkville Educational Foundation (YEF). If you are reading this, then you have already [...]

  • Why the YEF Website is Special

    Why the YEF Website is Special

    The World Wide Web and its core pillar, websites that connect with each other in a seemingly endless world-wide network, have fundamentally changed the way [...]

November 2017 – The Power of Grants

We had an extremely busy October with lots of great things to celebrate!  First, we gained our first sustaining donors this month.  What exactly does that mean?  These are people who have pledged to donate to the foundation on a recurring basis throughout the entire year.  It's important that we [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|President's Blog|

September 2017 – Asking for Help

While I was at a business meeting last week, someone posed a question around the table:  "What is one of your weaknesses".  My mind went blank and when it was my turn to speak, I told them that I tend to overcommit myself - which is true. I want to [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

YEF Welcomes Two New Directors

The Yorkville Educational Foundation officially welcomed two new directors to our Board at it's August Board meeting. Doug Williams joins us as a director with strong community ties.  He is a graduate of Yorkville High School and is the son of a Yorkville teacher and coach.  He is the Director [...]

By | August 19th, 2017|Blog Post|

August 2017 – President’s Blog

my daughter on her first day as a 1st Grader at Yorkville Grade School If you're anything like me, you are still trying to figure out how summer flew by.  We enjoyed our opportunities this summer to travel, to sleep late, and to veg out.  But I look [...]

By | August 19th, 2017|President's Blog|

YEF Statement

The Yorkville Educational Foundation (YEF) recently approached many local businesses and organizations to take part in our inaugural "Ignite Your Summer" event. In response to questions raised in public comments at the last Board of Education meeting, we would like to clarify that YEF did not take a vendor fee [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|President's Blog, Statement|

Welcome to the Yorkville Educational Foundation

Welcome to the official webpage (and the official President’s Blog) of the Yorkville Educational Foundation (YEF). If you are reading this, then you have already taken the first step to get involved with the YEF. You have shown interest in what the YEF has to offer the Yorkville Community. You [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|President's Blog|

Why the YEF Website is Special

The World Wide Web and its core pillar, websites that connect with each other in a seemingly endless world-wide network, have fundamentally changed the way we transport and receive information. They have changed the very basics of how we communicate with each other and what decisions we make. Of course, [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Blog Post|