Mission: To honor and champion the relevance today of the life and leadership of dwight d eisenhower through compelling programs and events that celebrate his legacy.
Programs: General program service involved in the accomplishment of the foundation's mission as stated above. This includes: the travel grant program encourages scholars to utilize the rich holdings of the eisenhower library to conduct research on topics that result in publication. In partnership with the eisenhower presidential libary and museum, we are developing comprehensive plan for refurbishing the exhibits at the museum and enhancing visitor experience.
ike education transforms primary sources from the eisenhower presidential library and museum into innovative, participatory experiences for k-12 students. These informative and entertaining programs provide students with a greater understanding of eisenhower's roles as supreme allied commander during world war ii and as the 34th president of the united states - and ways in which his legacy relates to students today. The foundation facilitates onsite programs for school groups and offers a website that provides teachers engaging lesson plans, online resources, primary sources and interactive student activities.
the foundation supports public programs and exhibits for the eisenhower presidential library and museum. These include: 1) world war ii remembered: leaders, battles and heroes is a multi-year, multi-faceted project that commemorates the 70th anniversary of d-day. It includes a major exhibition at the eisenhower museum, with rotating exhibits throughout the three-year project. 2)other major programs are symphony at sunset, an annual d-day commemorative concert by the salina symphony; and book signings and lectures on topics related to the world war ii remembered exhibit.