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


Last Tuesday, DCEF provided breakfast for the new teachers in the district.  WOW!  What a great group!  One of the highlights of the morning (for me) included speaking with them about the foundation and the work we do.  Welcome and we are delighted that you have chosen DeSoto County to live and work.  We’re going … Continue reading Welcome NEW TEACHERS!!

Senior Awards Night

 $682,690 in scholarships were awarded on Tuesday May 10th to the graduating seniors at DHS!  What a memorable evening for the students and their families. DCEF is proud to be a part of such a special evening. A special "thank you"  to the local donors who support our students each year!

Honoring the Top 10%

On April 28th, the DeSoto County Education Foundation hosted a dinner and recognition event for the Top 10% of the DHS Class of 2016.  This is such a great group of young people from our community.  Thank you to Suncoast Credit Union for their support by being a Platinum Sponsor for this event!