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An image featuring the following GKED 2022 Mini-Grant Recipients:
KES - Stacie Hale
GES - Cathy Thomas
GES - Sandy Schlapia/ Kate Hopp
GKMS - Tiffany Thurlby/ Cory Jenkins
GKMS - Emily Fowler/ Karmen Ewald
GKMS - Faith Lee
GKHS/GES - Andrea Labin
GKHS - Tara Wilkins

Education Foundation

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The purpose of the Genoa-Kingston Education Foundation is to accept and disburse contributions, gifts and bequests from individuals, groups or businesses and to raise funds to support efforts to enrich and supplement the regular education programs offered students of Genoa-Kingston Community Unit District #424.

Ways to Help


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Use our Amazon Smile Link and AmazonSmile donates to the Genoa Kingston Education Foundation Inc!

Volunteer Your Time

The Foundation is a voluntary group of community members who have banded together to support a common goal of providing long-lasting support to our education system. Joining our board of directors can be a great way to give back to your community and support the Genoa-Kingston schools.


If you are interested in volunteering your time, please reach out to one of our board members directly or send us a note by selecting the button below:

Make a Donation

To make an online donation, use the button below:


Or, if you would rather donate by check, simply send your check to:


PO Box 414

Kingston, IL 60145


Donations can be accepted for memorials, specific school programs, foundation initiatives (like mini-grants) or as needed. 

Image featuring GKMS students working on a miscellanious science project.

Additional Information

Our group is funded privately, is self sustaining, and uses no tax resources. We welcome your input and look forward to working with you to bring to our children the best education and greatest opportunities possible.

Meet the Board:

  • ​Stefanie Hill

  • Jamie Sibigtroth

  • Pattie Klassen

  • Dodie Merritt

  • Cleo Mishler

  • Darla Woodson

  • Emily Nicholson

  • Stacie Hale

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