For nearly 25 years, the Chardon Schools Foundation has helped fund creative and engaging educational grants to teachers in the Chardon Local School District. We fund approximately $20,000 in educational enrichment grants annually.


Our Mission

By financially supporting innovative and creative educational programs, we help to ensure the highest quality education for the students of Chardon Local Schools.

The Chardon Schools Foundation is funded solely by contributions from local individuals and businesses. By providing funds to teachers and staff with innovative ideas, we hope to ensure the highest quality education for students in Chardon Schools.
— David Jevnikar, President Chardon Schools Foundation

What We've Made possible

  • Industrial grade instrumentation in the high school Science Department
  • Orf-Shulwerk musical instruments and updated elementary music curriculum.
  • Hilltopper Echo student newspaper
  • Internet Safety seminars for students and parents presented by Overnight Geek University
  • Elementary school literacy initiatives including Pick the Newbury Award Book, One School, One Book, and student author biographies of senior citizens at Heather Hill. 
  • Community Family Science Day.
  • Art initiatives including elementary Art to Go! and a new mural at the high school.
  • Children's Literature author visits and workshops.