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.
An Ideas with Impact grant awarded to Kelsey Major sparked a classroom project on mass shootings. His students created the First Shot club and now an Ed Fund Student Power grant will help students take their message to congressional leaders.
The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need, is teaming up with local and national partners, Miami-Dade County high school students, and professional football players to host Super Goal: Miami 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 30 at Miami Beach Senior High School. Backpacks will then be delivered on Friday, Jan. 31 across Miami-Dade County to elementary schools that are a part of The Education Fund’s Food Forest for Schools program.
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.