To partner with like minded citizenry to advance our communities and promote education excellence. ​

Who We Are

​​Our Goals: 

 - Provide funding from donors to advance the

   District’s mission and strategic plan in support of  

   student achievement with integrity

 - Serve as catalysts for creating partnerships with

   the community and the Lincoln County R-III  

   School District

 - Ensure the perpetuity of the Foundation by    

   creating an endowment and observing prudent

   fiscal policy​


To have a philanthropic community culture that enriches opportunities to maximize the potential of all children in the Lincoln County R-III School District. 

 Our School District

    - Covers 238 square miles and three

      municipalities with over 6,450 students

    - Operates 13 schools (including the LARGEST

      middle school in Missouri)

    - Free/reduced lunch program has grown from

      22% to 45% in the past eight years

   - 26th largest district in Missouri (out of 524)  

     with an assessed value of $430M. Most districts

     our size have an assessed value of $1B or


​   - Highly transient student population rate of

      ~20% annually

   - Our school district is the largest employer in

     Lincoln County

951 W College St. Troy, MO 63379

636-462-6098 ext. 21450



Our Community

 - Located one hour northwest of St. Louis, Lincoln County is largely rural with many residents commuting to the St. Louis

   metro area for employment

 - Lincoln County is the second fastest growing county in Missouri ~ 35% growth from 2000 to

   2010; stabilizing at 1.2% growth from 2008 to 2012

 - The 1.2% population growth (2008-2012) is dwarfed in comparison to a 19.3% increase in​poverty over the same period

 - Lincoln County’s median household income was $53,542 in 2012 compared to $54,938 in 2007