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Thank you for your interest in making a donation to help support the Foundation’s mission. As a 501(c)3 organization, any donations made to the Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by law.  Below, you will find a list of programs for which the Foundation is currently raising funds.  Simply click on the appropriate link to learn more about each program, and then follow the directions to complete your online donation. Once your donation has been completed, you will receive an e-mail confirmation, which can be used for tax purposes. For further information, please contact us at 815-626-0022 or

Classroom Technology
~Matching Funds Available~
Help SSF purchase personal computers for students throughout Sterling Public Schools!

SHS Academic Booster Club
The Academic Booster Club provides financial support for important clubs and organizations at Sterling High School. 

Athletic Booster Club Patrons Drive
Support all of the athletes and all of the teams at SHS with a donation to the Sterling Athletic Booster Club! 

General Fund
Support programs that the Sterling Schools Foundation has determined to be its current areas of greatest need.

Bucks for Books
~Matching Funds Available~ 
Help the Sterling Schools Foundation purchase additional textbooks, library books, and related supplies for Sterling Public Schools' students.  This is a matching grant campaign--every dollar you donate is matched by another local charitable organization.

Blue & Gold Fund
~Matching Funds Available~ 
Help us continue to provide our alumni newsletter, the Blue & Gold!

A+ Initiative
Help the Sterling Schools Foundation safeguard vital fine arts and athletic programs, which are essential to our students' educational success. The A+ Initiative fundraising campaign helps ensure the long-term financial stability of these important programs.

Classroom Mini-Grants
Put your donation to work in classrooms throughout the Sterling Public School system.

SHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Help the Hall of Fame Committee continue to honor the best of the best Golden Warrior athletes, teams and coaches!

Centennial Auditorium
Support continued operations at Centennial Auditorium, Sterling High School's state-of-the-art performing arts center!