DCEF receives $17,000+ Grant

Click HERE to Apply for a Mini-Grant (Jan-Feb 2021)! DeSoto County Education Foundation, Inc. Receives Grant for Classroom Mini-Grants             The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) recently awarded DeSoto County Education Foundation, Inc. $17,230.52 in matching funds through the School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program.  Thanks to DeSoto’s local supporters, DCEF is able … Continue reading DCEF receives $17,000+ Grant

DCEF to Name Two Suncoast Credit Union Scholars in 2021

The Suncoast Schools Credit Union Foundation is partnering with the DeSoto County Education Foundation to offer two of $2,000 scholarship awards to high school graduates in the Class of 2021.  Class of 2021 high school graduates in Suncoast Credit Union’s 21-county service territory have the opportunity to apply for financial support to continue their education, … Continue reading DCEF to Name Two Suncoast Credit Union Scholars in 2021

AXA is a new Supporter!

Thank you AXA for the $500 donation to match Chelsea Brown, Vice President's $500 donation. These dollars will go towards our 2017-18 Classroom Grant program, that is supported by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations. The CFEF will match $1000....it's amazing how a donation of $500 can result into a $2000 donation!! Thank you for these matching grant opportunities!!

Change For a Change

The change drive was a big hit for DeSoto County this Saturday! McDonald's, Arcadia Police Department and the DeSoto County Education Foundation partnered together to raise money for a scholarship fund. Just over $1200 was donated in 8 hours!!!  As customers showed up at McDonald's for their morning coffee or afternoon snack, they donated loose change from their pockets and … Continue reading Change For a Change