Pecatonica Excellence in Education Fund

The Pecatonica Excellence in Education (EIE) Fund is an endowment fund that provides private resources for the support the Pecatonica Area Schools. Grants from the fund enhance educational programs, offer extended educational opportunities, encourage innovation, and recognize the achievements of students and staff. The Fund was established in 2010 with donations from Blanchardville/Hollandale area citizens. Since its founding, the Fund has awarded $5,487 in grants to Pecatonica Area Schools.

The Pecatonica EIE Fund is led by the advisory board of the Blanchardville/Hollandale Community Fund operating independently of the school district. The advisory board leads fundraising efforts and determines the annual grant awards.

To Donate

Donations to the Pecatonica EIE Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Give Now online or mail a check to the following:

Pecatonica Excellence in Education Fund
P.O. Box 13
Blanchardville, WI 53516

Visit the Ways to Give section of this website for information on planning your gift.


Once per year the advisory board awards grants to the local school district for projects and/or programs that fall outside of the confines of the District’s operating budget. Grants are awarded at a ceremony in May.

Annual grant application deadline: March 15.  Apply here!