The Education Fund provides private sector leadership and support for innovation in public education. We design and implement initiatives that involve the entire community in improving our schools.

The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation is making $600,000 in grants to benefit nonprofit groups that promote equitable education, address growing concerns of economic inequality and more. The Education Fund was one of 10 local and national organizations awarded a grant from the Perez Family Foundation.

"Amscot’s annual campaign gives our organization a boost every year, allowing us to funnel more money to programs for students and teachers in public schools in Miami-Dade County,” said Linda Lecht, president of The Education Fund ( “We’re grateful to be part of this initiative that supports schools in Florida.”

We focus on what The Education Fund is doing to dispel the myths of FAFSA and encourage young people who need​ financial aid to apply for it.