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About Rockford Sports Coalition (RSC)

RSC was founded by community leaders in 1992 when proposed budget cuts threatened to eliminate public school sports and close all high school pools.Formed by area parents and leaders, RSC intervened and directly provided funds to the schools to reopen programs including all high school and middle school pools. Since then, RSC has provided more than $850,000 directly to schools without the overhead of traditional funding.

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Get your running shoes ready for 2.05 Run

The Rockford Public Schools 2.05 Run is scheduled for May 26.

This year will be the fifth 2.05 Run. The 2.05-mile race stars and finishes at the Rockford City Market site at East State, Water and Madison streets. All participants receive a food and drink ticket to be redeemed at the post-race social at a local restaurant.

The race benefits the district’s physical education programs and materials at all levels. Particulars remain to be worked out. If you want more information on sponsorship opportunities or race particulars, contact Emily Tropp at District 205. Click here to sign up.

Efficient, Effective Giving

Efficient Giving
  • Funds provided to RSC are tax-deductible
  • Funds distributed directly to schools - no unnecessary overhead
Effective Giving
  • District and school Athletic Directors recommend funding needs
  • RSC oversight ensures accountability