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for Education

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Our Mission:  The Foundation for FCPS energizes the power of the community to invest in educational excellence and prepare students for the future.

Our Vision: Every student has a path to success.

 

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The Foundation for FCPS launched its inaugural Teacher Grant program in spring 2018, aimed at developing the workforce of the future. More than 70 creative and innovative proposals were submitted. The Board of Directors selected 28 projects for funding. Grant amounts ranged from $500-$2,500, and total amount to be distributed is $45,500. The grant program supports classroom initiatives that focus on enhancing work-based learning, career exploration, or workforce readiness opportunities for students in grades K-12. Proposals will be implemented in … read more

The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools is the recipient of the first grant from newly established Environment Fund at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The Foundation for FCPS received $25,000 in support of Get2Green, the environmental stewardship program within FCPS. The program’s goal is to integrate environmental stewardship into the PreK-12 curriculum throughout the entire school system. The grant will support a countywide implementation of new and continued environmental projects in over 30 schools, including expansion of Eco-Schools (a … read more

When students at Julia Turnbull’s voice studio learned about the music therapy program at the Kilmer Center, they wanted to help. They held a charity karaoke hour at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA, and unanimously voted to donate all proceeds to music therapy.  The students felt so strongly about giving to the Kilmer Center that they also held a bake sale, to offset the rental fees at Jammin’ Java, so that their contribution to Kilmer could be as large as … read more