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Shakopee Educational Endowment Foundation Mission:

The purpose of the Shakopee Educational Endowment Foundation (SEEF) is to enrich and improve the quality of education in the Shakopee School District by funding projects that provide innovative learning opportunities for our students. 

SEEF Video

Check out our video to see highlights of a few of the exciting teacher projects funded by your contributions to SEEF. (Click on the arrow to view.)

SEEF Welcomes New Member to its Board of Directors

Recently the SEEF board welcomed Joanne Block to join the 13 other sitting directors. We are grateful and excited to have Joanne join the board and bring her unique talents, expertise and perspectives to the work of the Foundation.  Our heartfelt thanks to Joanne for agreeing to help us further our mission to preserve and enhance the quality of education in the Shakopee School District. 


Shakopee Valley News Editorial (Feb. 14, 2013):

SEEF adds to educational experience in Shakopee

SEEF Seeking Grant Proposals

The Shakopee Educational Endowment Foundation is proud to announce the opening of the 2017-18 Teacher Grant Program. District staff are invited to submit a proposal for an innovative, student-based project that will engage students and enhance the curriculum.

Since 1990, SEEF has provided grants to teachers totaling over $314,000 for special projects supporting the excellence that has always highlighted the Shakopee School District. Funds to support these grants come from generous donations made by area businesses, service clubs, school district staff, community members and alumni.

To apply for a grant:
Technology based applications will be reviewed by the Director of Instructional Technology to ensure that the technology is approved and supported by the district.
Deadline for technology based applications: October 24, 2017, 4:30 PM.

Deadline for all other applications: October 31, 2017, 4:30 PM.

For tracking purposes, submit the signed, completed Grant Application via BOTH of the following methods:

1. Send a paper copy interschool mail to:

  • Technology based applications - Attn. Bryan Drozd, Director of Instructional Technology, SPS District Office
  • All other applications - Attn. SEEF Grant Committee, SPS District Office

2. Email a PDF of all applications to

2017 Grant Application Guidelines and Criteria

2017 Grant Application (download, enable editing and complete electronically)