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!!

Save the Date… Saturday March 7th Project Graduation Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

Each year Project Graduation has more students attending and the fun seems to multiply!  Hopefully this year will be even bigger and better than the past. Saturday, March 7th, 2015, 6 p.m., DeSoto Middle School is the place to be to show your support for  this great project.  There will dinner, entertainment and silent auction … Continue reading Save the Date… Saturday March 7th Project Graduation Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

MIDFLORIDA participates in “Surrounded By Stars” Employee of the Year event

A jubilant crowd of over 220 community members, school personnel and elected officials watched as Mr. Wil Brunty was honored as DeSoto County's Teacher of the Year.  A 3rd grade teacher at West Elementary, Mr. Brunty was honored  by the guests in attendance, some of those being his current and former students.  " When I … Continue reading MIDFLORIDA participates in “Surrounded By Stars” Employee of the Year event

Teachers and Mini-Grants are working!

Using funding from a 2014-15 Mini-Grant award to purchase a DRA Kit, Ashley Grimaldi 2nd grade teacher at WES and Principal Bertie Alvarez, conducted professional development workshops for teachers. "These materials are a great tool for planning directed instruction for our children. We deeply appreciate the financial assistance that DCEF was able to provide," said … Continue reading Teachers and Mini-Grants are working!

MidFlorida Credit Union supports DCEF

  A big THANK YOU to MidFlorida Credit Union who will be a lead contributor for the Employee of the Year scheduled for January 13, 2015.  On behalf of the DeSoto County Education Foundation, we are thrilled to have your support as we recognize the teachers and staff who work hard all year!

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation supports programs in the schools

 Within the last few months Suncoast Credit Union Foundation has given generously to the DeSoto County Education Foundation to be used for programs within the schools.  “We are thrilled to be able to present these funds to the DeSoto County Education Foundation and to help teachers, students and the schools”, said Lee Smith, Arcadia Service … Continue reading Suncoast Credit Union Foundation supports programs in the schools