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!!

Welcome NEW TEACHERS!!

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!

Scholarship “change” exceeds expectations!

The 1st year of the “Change for a Change” Scholarship exceeded all expectations and because of loyal and generous McDonald's customers, $1,700.01 was donated to the new scholarship fund on Saturday, March 26th Applications for the scholarship will be available on the high school website tomorrow and students will have until April 12th to complete the process. Thanks to the … Continue reading Scholarship “change” exceeds expectations!