Hope School Foundation


The Hope School Foundation encourages and provides support for all of Hope’s programs and services.

Education Assistance Program

The Hope School Foundation provides educational assistance for job related courses offered by approved institutions of learning, such as accredited colleges, universities, and trade schools.

Through the Hope School Foundation, Hope employees have an opportunity to seek financial assistance for continuing education while employed at Hope. To receive funding, degree programs, classes, or course of study must be related in general to the mission of Hope or the employee’s work at Hope. For more information, employees may consult the Educational Assistance Program Policy.

Grant Assistance Program

The Hope School Foundation’s mission is to encourage and provide support for all of Hope’s programs and services. In the spirit of this mission, the Hope School Foundation provides families with financial limitations an opportunity to seek grants for services at Hope. Under this grant program, any person or family receiving services who is uninsured, underinsured, or otherwise unable to pay for services at Hope may apply for assistance through the Foundation.

Recent News

Hope Foundation Board

Josh Renken, Chair


Clint Paul | Julie Cellini | Susan Danenberger | Taryn Grant | John Jordan | Kay King | Sarah Phalen | Jim Wilson

About us

Hope's vision is to provide state of the art services in the most inclusive environments to encourage persons to fulfill their individual potential through evidence-based treatment, advocacy, and community education. 



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Springfield, IL 62712