Matching Grant Program

State Funds Provide $1 for $1 Match Incentive for Charitable Giving to Increase Student Achievement in Florida

Since 2001, $42.8 million dollars has been allocated by the Florida Legislature for the School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program which has leveraged more than double that in private matching dollars. This year, $4 million has been allocated to support 146 projects in 63 county-wide school districts across Florida.  Click HERE to view summaries of those projects.

Matching Program Graphic - How it works


In school year 2016-17, $4.5 million was allocated and used to fund 151 projects in 60 school districts across Florida to help raise student achievement.To review the outcomes report from 2016-17 School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program projects by district, click HERE.

Okaloosa Student in career tech program

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Students reading with a mentor

Student working with a circuit board

Teachers in a meeting

Student working at a computer workstation