The Mustang Foundation, Inc. is organized exclusively for the charitable, educational, and scientific purposes which benefit or support extra curricular activities of the Independence Community School District. A 13 person board appointed in staggered terms by the Independence Community School District Board governs the Foundation.

Questions regarding the Foundation can be directed to board member and treasurer Rob Robinson at 319-334-7181 or

Questions regarding the Trotter Trail or Paver Project can be directed to Brian Eddy at 319-334-3704 or


Dennis Emberton Recognized On Trotter Trail

November 16, 2021

November 10, 2021, (Independence, IA) – The Mustang Foundation and Independence Community School District would like to extend their appreciation to the family of Dennis Emberton for naming a bench after him along the American Trotter Trail.  The plaque reads “In Loving Memory.  Dennis Emberton.  Proud Mustang Fan”.  Dennis wasn’t just a proud Mustang fan, Read More ... Read More

Jensen Family Donates to the American Trotter Trail

October 26, 2021

October 18, (Independence, IA) – The Mustang Foundation would like to extend their thanks to a recent donor of the American Trotter Trail project, the Everett and Marilyn Jensen Family. The Jensen family has been a positive presence in the Independence Community for decades and represents how well the Independence Community Schools prepares students for Read More ... Read More