Helping Mason Schools Go Above & Beyond

The Mason Schools Foundation is a community-driven non-profit foundation that facilitates grants, organizes community events, and recognizes teaching excellence for the betterment of the entire Mason City School District.

Thank You To Our Community Sponsors

What is the Mason Schools Foundation?


Since the founding in 2008, the Mason Schools Foundation has funded more than 300 grants and invested over $1 million directly into our schools.

Mason students at heritage Mason parade holding MSF Grants banner

$1 million+

in grant funding raised


Mason Students Impacted by MSF Grants


innovative projects funded

11 years

of consecutive $100,000+ invested

Photograph of Jonathan Cooper

The Mason Schools Foundation is really the spirit of Mason quality. They are the ones who make it possible to dream big and give our teachers the opportunity to think big and go beyond what we can offer as a school district.

- Jonathan Cooper, Superintendent/CEO, Mason City Schools

Latest News


Thank You Volunteers

We are grateful for the many volunteers who helped out during the reading challenge! THANK YOU!!!... Read more about Thank You Volunteers

Thank you Bud Strudthoff

Thank you Bud Strudthoff

Mason Schools Foundation would like to thank Bud Strudthoff for capturing so many special moments at our 15th annual Gala. When Bud isn’t behind the lens of a camera you can find him teaching social s... Read more about Thank you Bud Strudthoff

Thank You

Thank you to our community partners for their generous sponsorship. We are able to support the 10,000+ students in all five schools within the Mason School District thanks to our community's support.

Your support makes a huge difference!