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
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
2020-2021 Mini-grants ROUND 2! Applications are online-only this year. CLICK Here for the Application in a Google Form!
Student Success for "Virtually" Everyone! Print & Complete the 2020-21 Mini-Grant Consent Form here and upload it to your application!
Welcome back to a new year in education! The DeSoto County Education Foundation, along with local businesses and organizations, want to support your efforts with classroom mini grants! How can $500-$800 change your classroom? Is there a project you would like to do with your students? What about a training or conference that you've always … Continue reading 2019-2020 Mini Grant Application
Born in Clearwater, FL Working with Students: WES – 2nd grade (2002-2007) WES – 4th grade (2007-2011) DHS – Instructional Coach (2011-2013) MES – 4th grade (2013-present) Education Name of High School & location: Largo Senior High, Largo, FL Name of College & Degrees and location(s): University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL – … Continue reading Featuring Emily Morris
Teachers are getting the opportunity to get in each others classrooms to see different styles of instruction! This year (2017-2018) the opportunity was available for DeSoto County School District teachers in grades 3, 4 and 5. Once a month, P3 groups will engage in "Growth Showcases" where participants travel to each other’s classrooms and give … Continue reading Peers in Public Practice (P3)
Hello Friends and Partners, To celebrate the back-to-school season and to show our appreciation to local teachers for all they do for our students, McDonald’s of Tampa Bay is excited to host the fourth annual Classroom FUNds Contest for the greater Tampa Bay area* teachers with a chance to win $1,000 for their classrooms! From August 7 … Continue reading Win $1000 for Your Classroom!
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!!
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