CFEF Names 2016 Outstanding Public and Private-Sector Partners

As the conduit for private-sector investment and involvement in public schools, Florida’s local education foundations foster deep public/private-sector partnerships school districts throughout the state. With 1,100 business and community leaders now raising more than $63 million annually for classroom innovation and targeted student-support initiatives, countless partners are contributing to the success of school district-wide local […]

Florida Chamber: Turning Today’s Learners into Tomorrow’s Earners

In Orlando on June 2, Florida’s business community, workforce professionals and education thought leaders came together at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Education Summit for interactive discussions on how to connect today’s learners to tomorrow’s career opportunities. This year, the Florida Chamber Foundation held the Learners to Earners Education Summit in conjunction with […]

$1 Million Duke Energy Foundation Grants Energize Florida Students and Teachers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy is providing more than $1 million in grants to 33 Florida-based educational programs through its Duke Energy Foundation. More than 100,000 students will benefit directly from the grants, which will help fund projects in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. “Supporting educational initiatives is […]

CFEF Partners with Florida Chamber Foundation and their 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit, June 2

Join Florida’s business community, workforce professionals and education thought leaders at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit for interactive discussions on how to connect today’s students to tomorrow’s opportunities. 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit June 2, 2016 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate Click HERE […]

EdWorks Virtual Forum: 2016 Legislative Session Recap, April 26

The CFEF is partnering with the Florida Philanthropic Network to provide an overview of legislative outcomes on education topics resulting from Florida’s 2016 Legislative Session that will impact our schools.  Learn what passed and what didn’t and the expected consequences for our students, teachers and districts.  Covered topics include: Education funding Student assessments School grades […]

KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0 Presentation in Bradenton April 7

CFEF presents KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0: The Future of Learning by National Speaker Andrea Saveri. Andrea will share a new national report and we’ll explore how five drivers of change will dramatically impact education & discuss implications for our efforts to advance student achievement in our state. 3:00 – 4:30 PM Courtyard Marriott 100 Riverfront Drive Bradenton, FL Register HERE

CFEF Releases 2015 Annual Investment Report

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations has recently released its annual investment report for 2015.  The report includes a wealth of information about the past year, including the financial overview, statewide impact of the School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program, and CFEF award winners.  Click here or click the cover image below to read the […]

CFEF and AT&T ‘STEM@Work’ Connecting Classroom Curriculum to Real World for Florida Students this School Year

DECEMBER 16, 2015 To provide a critical link from classroom to careers, AT&T is once again partnering with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) this school year to provide experiential learning opportunities for students in school districts across Florida. Real-world application of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education concepts, problem-solving and critical thinking […]