Mokena Educational Foundation


Public education is in a crisis.  Cuts in national and state funding have caused educational programs to be severely slashed.  

The goal of MEF is to ensure the continuation of academic initiatives,  programs and services that propel the students of Mokena School District 159. 

Recent MEF Grants Awarded

$12,500 for Collaborative Learning Centers
$35,000 for Computer Equipment
$20,000 for Computer Lab Equipment
$7,900 for Classroom LCD Projectors
$6,000 toward playground equipment
$3,500 for ConnectEd Parent/School Communication

MEF annually distributes scholarships in the community.  More than   $18,000 in scholarships have been awarded to Lincoln Way East college bound seniors and over $6,000 in 8th Grade Washington DC Scholarships