Impact Education, Empower Strategic Innovations & Build Partnerships with our Community 

The Panther Foundation mission is to impact the education of all students, empower strategic innovations and to be a bridge between the community, students and staff of Spring Lake Park Schools.

Support for the volunteer, community-based Foundation comes entirely through contributions and special projects. These contributions are turned into grants awarded by the Foundation for innovative projects initiated by staff, parents, and students. Since 2004, the Foundation has awarded more than $750,000 to Spring Lake Park Schools to fund more than 200 projects and initiatives. For grant highlights and details click here.
The Panther Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation independent of the Spring Lake Park School District    FED ID# 43-2003471.

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Upcoming Events

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Panther Carnival and 5K/2K - Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9 a.m. - Noon

We're happy to announce the Panther Foundation is partnering with Spring Lake Park Schools to offer this affordable, family-friendly, and fun event for the fifth year in a row! Join us for 5K/2K walk or run course that winds through the Spring Lake Park community. Children, families, strollers, wagons, etc. are all welcome to participate! Carnival activities will be ongoing throughout the event and will include inflatables, facepainting, crazy hair, nail painting, tatoos, carnival games, minnow races, Home Depot Kids Clinic, live music, food vendors and more! Read more.

Recent News

June 24, 2015 | Golf Tournament supporting SLP Athletics and Activities
The 3rd Annual Panther Foundation Golf Fundraiser was again a huge success raising more than $15,000 for the Spring Lake Park Schools Athletics and Activities programs.  Special thanks to the participants and sponsors that helped make this event a great success.  


February 29   I   11th Annual Hear the Roar Gala

The 11th annual Panther Foundation Gala was February 28, 2015 at the Harvest Grill Event Center at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids. Attendees raised over $134,000 for Spring Lake Park Schools, including over $22,000 towards the Fund-A-Dream: Inspiring Learners through Innovative Spaces. 
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September 20   I   5K & Family CarnivalGala 2015The fourth annual 5K & Family Carnival was a huge success, raising over $3,300 for the students of Spring Lake Park Schools. The beautiful fall day produced over 550 participants and 100 volunteers coming out to support the Panther Foundation and healthy living.
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June 25 | Panther Foundation Golf Tournament 
More than 150 golfers teed off at the 2nd Annual Panther Foundation golf fundraiser on June 25 at Bunker Hills Golf Course. As a result of this year’s event over $15,000 was raised to benefit the Athletics and Activities programs in the Spring Lake Park School District.
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