There are multiple ways you can help the community by donating to CAEF. Below are just a few of our programs. Click the donate button to choose a program and donate. If you don't see a program you are interested in, contact us to discuss what you are passionate about. We are often able to customize a program to fit the areas that our donors are engaged in and interested in supporting by working in cooperation with ISD12 and our donors to build programs that benefit our community
CAEF General Fund
The general fund is used to fund the daily operating expenses. CAEF is a volunteer ran organization with one part time employee. Our operating expenses are monitored and controlled by the board with a goal to keep expenses as low as possible. Examples of operating expenses include one employee salary, required insurance, software prgorams that assist in improving efficiency, and other standard business expenses.
CAEF Dediscated Long Term Fund
CAEF has a dedicated fund. The goal of the dedicated fund is to secure a bright future for our community by working towards an endowment of $1,000,000 that will then in turn support our programs such as the grant program and scholarships. The dedicated fund has been established as restricted funds to be used only for the purpose of growing an endowment.
CAEF Power of Centennial Grant Fund
CAEF Power of Centennial Grants fund programs, educational tools, and various enhancments to our students educational experience. These grants are an important part of maintaining a wide variety of programs that would otherwise not be available to our community. As of 2023, CAEF has awarded over $222,000 in grants since 2011