Help Us Do It

Our mission is supported by many generous donors, including corporate sponsors, community merchants and individual donors. Thank you to our 2019 Barn Bash funding partners. We welcome contributions at any time, and host several events each year. For more information on how to partner with ZEF please see our sponsorship brochure.

Polo at Sunset

Pack a picnic and gather your friends for a casual, family friendly evening. Proceeds will support ZEF, Boone County 4H, and the Isenhower Family Scholarship Fund. The evening will include a 50/50 raffle, wine and bourbon pull, kids corner activities, and halftime candy drop.

Admission is $40 per car load while spots are available. For those that prefer a reserved spot with some special benefits, learn more about our event boxes available for $500, $750, and $1,000 by contacting Julie Bradley at 317.873.8052 or at

Help ZEF Support Teachers

YOUR donations make a difference. Help us fund teachers' IMMEDIATE NEEDS & INNOVATIVE IDEAS.

YOUR ANNUAL GIFT enables ZEF to continue funding teachers' creative ideas and be ready for unexpected needs.

2021 ZEF Bash

Save the Date!

Join us for the 2021 ZEF Bash on Saturday, November 6th as we raise funds for innovative projects in our schools. The event will take place either in-person or virtually depending on state and local guidelines at the time. This annual ZEF tradition is the perfect way to support the teachers and administrators that skillfully led us through early pandemic learning and continuously work to provide educational excellence for all students.

For information on how to become a community sponsor of the 2021 ZEF Bash, please contact Julie Bradley at or 317.873.8052. Sponsorship information and a list of 2021 benefits can be found by clicking on the button below.

Eagle Honors

ZEF Eagle Honor Awards are a special recognition to any ZCS teacher or staff member as a way to thank them for the impact they have made on your student, family, or community. Each certificate is sent with a personalized message for a donation to ZEF of $10 or more per honoree.

Eagle Honor Awards are presented by KI: Contract Furnishings. Matching funds provided by Trane, State Bank of Lizton, Zionsville Pediatric Dentistry, and Heigl Real Estate Group.

Amazon Smile

The Amazon Smile program makes it possible for ZEF to receive a donation every time you make an Amazon purchase. Visit Amazon Smile, search the list of charitable organizations for “Zionsville Education Foundation Inc,” and click the “Select” button when prompted.

Class Rings

Buy a class ring from Robert Goodman jewelers, and ZEF gets a donation of $20.

Other ways to help

There are many more ways to support ZEF’s mission, including:

Matching Funds

Your employer may offer matching funds for your donations to ZEF, effectively doubling your contribution.

Monthly Gifts

Arranging monthly gifts is an easy, worry-free way to provide ongoing support to ZEF. Visit our online donation form and select the “recurring donation” option near the top of the form.

Planned Gifts

Whether it’s a charitable remainder trust or a bequest through your estate, planned gifts can provide final advantages for donors while benefitting the students of Zionsville Community Schools.

Memorial Gifts

Our Memorial Gifts program offers a unique way to remember your loved one while honoring his/her commitment to educational excellence.

We are here to help. To learn more about Planned, Monthly or Memorial gifts, please phone 317.733.4805 or send us an email.

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Get In Touch

    Interested in volunteering?

    ZEF is always looking for great people to help further our mission. There are many ways to give your time and talents to ZEF. Feel free to contact us directly at 317.733.4805 or by clicking the button below.