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North Mac Public Schools Foundation

Supporting Excellence in Education                     
The Foundation welcomes your donation to help supports its programs.



Donor Information
The Foundation is currently soliciting donations in any amount from individuals in the Girard, Virden, Thayer, Nilwood, Lowder, and Sunset Lake communities. To donate to the Foundation, make your check payable to the North Mac Public Schools Foundation or "NMPSF." Mail it to NMPSF, 525 N Third St, Girard, IL 62640 or give it to any member of the Foundation Board of Directors

 Use this button to make an online donation/contribution


NMPSF Brick Paver Order Form

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Please print out a copy of the Donor Information Form and return it with your donation.
The NMPSF welcomes Memorial Donations also.

2019-2020 Donor Report

The students of the North Mac School District appreciate your generosity.
Classroom Resource Grants

Evaluations for those awarded Classroom Resource Grants need to be turned in before the end of the school day on December 1. They are to be emailed to Shelley Lewis @sablewis10@gmail.com.  Two to three, medium-sized pictures should be attached. Pictures showing students using grant materials are desirable for use in newspaper articles,  brochures, and social media. 

The Classroom Resource Grant deadline is the end of the school day on  April 1.  There must be one paper copy of the complete grant application, signed off on by the building principal, and forwarded to the Superintendent's Office by the due date. Additionally, one copy must also be emailed to Shelley Lewis.  


Approximately $10,000 is awarded each school year in Classroom Resource Grants. The Foundation is proud to serve our deserving staff.

Teachers may fill out grant application forms beginning January 1. Again, the annual deadline of grant applications is April 1. Please refer to the following links.

Grant Terms & Conditions                Annual Grant Request Form              Grant Evaluation Form

    Faculty Reimbursement Grant: Faculty Reimbursement Grant

    Pop Up Grants Request Form: Pop Up Grant Request Form

North Mac Public Schools Foundation, Est. 2009

The North Mac Public Schools Foundation held its organizational meeting on November 9, 2009. It incorporated as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation on November 24, 2009. It has further registered with the Illinois Attorney General as a charitable organization and applied to the IRS for recognition as a tax exempt/tax deductible 501(c)(3) organization. The Illinois Department of Revenue has granted the Foundation an exemption from paying sales taxes on its purchases. 2011 Tax Form 990

The purpose of the Foundation as a charitable and educational organization is to raise funds and accept donations, gifts, and bequests to support the North Mac School District, its students, teachers, programs, and activities. This support will generally include: scholarships for graduates; classroom grants for materials, supplies, and textbooks; media center grants; continuing education grants for teachers; grants for classroom equipment; and other types of assistance.

Contributions are tax deductible!

Contributions to the Foundation will help the district enhance its current educational program and provide scholarships for graduating seniors.

North Mac Foundation Documents

2011 Tax Forms:  990-EZ    Schedule A