Funds & Endowments - Current
Bittner Family Children's Fund
In 2015 this fund began with a gift from Cynthia Bittner Donelson. Each year awards are given to support programs and supply resources to bring more joy to children in the Prairie Central School District who may need additional help due to disability, illness, or abuse.
Boy's and Girl's Club Endowment Fund
Established to help support the club's operational expenses.
Dominy Library Fund
Provides financial assistance with the building's updates and maintenance.
Fairbury Police K-9 Fund
Provides support to the city police's K-9 program.
Funds are used at the Boards discretion for general and other expenses or projects.
John and Tula Wade Endowment Fund
John and Tula Wade began this fund to provide a continual support for cultural, recreational and community services for those who live in the Fairbury/Cropsey school district. Their desire was the income earned from this fund would be used to support or create parks, museums, libraries and other similar projects.
Lions Club of Fairbury - Scholarship Fund
The Lions Club of Fairbury created this fund to provide scholarships to Prairie Central graduates.
Lions Club of Fairbury - Boy Scouts of America Troop #1870
The Lions Club of Fairbury established this fund to provide support for equipment and scouting experiences for the Boy Scouts of America Troop #1870.
Marjorie Fulton Girl Scout Fund
Marjorie Fulton began the Girl Scout fund to provide financial assistance to Scouts for trips, projects, or other activities that the Central Area Girls Scouts is not able to support.
Prairie Central Educational Endowment Fund
Established in 1996 by Dr. and Mrs. David Voris, to provide financial assistance and support for educational activities within the Prairie Central School District as well as provide scholarships to Prairie Central graduates for continuing education.
Prairie Lands Parks / Trails / Timber Projects
Supports the development, maintenance and other projects at the parks, trails, natural habitats, and timbers associated with Prairie Lands. Click on the Parks Trails and Natural Habitat button for details about each property.
Memorial Scholarship Funds
Jeff Kafer Memorial Scholarship FundThe Kafer family established this scholarship fund in memory of Jeff Kafer. Each year an award is given to a Prairie Central graduate who is continuing their education in either agriculture or business.
Brian J. Munz Memorial Scholarship FundFriends and family established this scholarship fund in memory of Brian Munz. Scholarships are awarded to employees or volunteers, their spouse, or children, of the City of Fairbury Fire Department, City of Fairbury Police Department or SELCAS, who would like to further their education.
Matt Rambo Memorial Scholarship FundThe family of Matt Rambo established this scholarship fund in his memory. Each year an award is given to a Prairie Central graduate who is continuing their education at a junior or community college with an interest in golf, baseball, or farming.
Todd Stemke Memorial Scholarship FundThe Stemke family established this scholarship fund in memory of Todd Stemke. The awards given from this fund are awarded to Prairie Central graduates continuing their education in agriculture or other industrial arts.
Ellen Zick Memorial Scholarship FundThe Zick family established this scholarship fund in memory of their daughter Ellen Zick. The award each year is given to a Prairie Central graduate continuing their education in nursing or a health-related field.