The Big Event

an evening of excellence


The Big Event is the EXCEL Foundation's annual fundraiser that funds grants awarded to individual educators and counselors in the Coeur d'Alene School District. For 36 years, the Big Event has enabled the foundation to award nearly 1,400 grants and has raised almost 2.5 million dollars.

The 2022 Big Event will be hosted Saturday, November 5th at the Coeur d'Alene Inn Best Western. Individual tickets and tables will go on sale fall 2022.

Tickets & sponsorship available at:

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