25th Anniversary Donors

  • Visionary
    Schlumberger
    The George Foundation

    Innovator
    Fluor Foundation

    Achiever
    Chef's Produce

    Educator
    Comerica Bank
    HEB Tournament of Champions
    Indo American Forum of Fort Bend
    The Johnson Companies, LTD
    Wynn & Mary Greiger Foundation
    Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ralph

    Mentor
    Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Golden
    Mr. and Mrs. John Wantuch

    Apprentice
    Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Halford
    Mr. and Mrs. Claude Leatherwood
    Dr. Lori Molina
    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Porter
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sabouni
    Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmitt
    Mr. and Mrs. Dan Smith
    Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Stein
    Dr. and Mrs. Frazier Wilson

    Steward
    Achieve Fort Bend
    Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Alberty
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Barton
    Dr. and Mrs. Subodh Bhuchar
    Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bohnsack
    Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brown
    Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cabble
    Ms. Sue Chaing
    Drymalla Construction Company
    Dr. and Mrs. Charles Dupre
    Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Fessler
    Ms. Terri Gorney
    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Horak
    Mr. and Mrs. Allen Houck
    Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hrebenar
    Mr. Allen Jackson
    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Jackson
    Mr. and Mrs. Chetan Jhaveri
    Mr. and Mrs. Jason Kraynek
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mosley
    Mr. John Novak
    Mr. and Mrs. John Null
    Mr. and Mrs. Rick Pal
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Patton
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schiff
    Mr. and Mrs. Brian Shiller
    Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wang

    Friend of the Foundation
    Mr. and Mrs. Ron Bailey
    Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Bynes
    Ms. Brenna Cosby
    Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Dawson
    Ms. Carol Evans
    Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Fernelius
    Mr. and Mrs. Don Gill
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gonzales
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hill
    Mr. Allan Holley
    Mr. and Mrs. Brad James
    Mr. and Mrs. Greg Kamla
    Dr. and Mrs. Faisal Khan
    Mr. and Mrs. Scott Maddox
    Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Marth
    Mr. and Mrs. Frank Petras
    Mr. and Mrs. Albert Quiroga
    Mr. and Mrs. Les Saunders
    Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Tassin

25th Anniversary Campaign
Grants In Action
  • Fort Bend Education Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary of support to teachers and schools
    Support the Foundation’s annual campaign; become a donor and make a difference in education

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fort Bend Education Foundation. For more than two decades, the Foundation has served as a powerful catalyst for extraordinary academic achievement. Since its inception in 1992, the Foundation has provided educators with opportunities to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all students in Fort Bend ISD through its Grants to Teachers and Schools programs, professional development grants, corporate pass-thru programs and grants to assist new teachers who are beginning their educational careers by outfitting their classrooms.

    Thanks to generous corporate and individual donors, the Fort Bend Education Foundation has awarded more than $32 million to FBISD teachers and schools over the years.

    The Foundation receives hundreds of grant applications each year from educators representing every school in FBISD. The Foundation’s Board of Directors completes an extensive review of each proposal to ensure that strict criteria are met.

    “We have received really amazing grant proposals over the years that inspire and equip students for successful futures,” said Jim Brown, FBEF President. “The Foundation has funded literacy and math programs at the elementary level, agricultural and science projects at the middle school level, and fashion design and technical education projects for high schools. The list goes on and on.”

    In 1992, the Foundation funded $42,137 in grants compared to last year when the Foundation funded $477,000 in grants.

    Three districtwide programs recently funded by the FBEF include a Programming and Robotics Club in partnership with Schlumberger on 45 FBISD campuses; a Mobile Digital Film School, which teaches students advanced film-making techniques with a film showcase during the Annual FBISD Film Fest in the spring, and “Robots for Homebound Education,” which enables home and hospital bound students to virtually attend class.

    These programs are just a few of the thousands of grants that have been funded by the Fort Bend Education Foundation. The number of grants funded each year is limited only by the amount of money raised by the Foundation. 

    “The demands on school districts today are enormous, and budgets can’t always keep pace with the individual requests of classroom teachers who want to make education come alive for their students,” said Brenna Cosby, Executive Director. “Delivering this exceptional level of learning is neither easy nor inexpensive.”

    “Each grant is the result of the generosity of our local community – including businesses, corporations and individuals – who support the Foundation.” As we begin our 25th year of service, we are asking the community to be a part of enriching Fort Bend Future by donating to our 25th anniversary campaign. “We touch every school in Fort Bend ISD.”

    For more information or to donate today online, visit the FBEF at www.fortbendisd.com/foundation

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Announcements

  • 25th Anniversary

    Will you be a part of Enriching Fort Bend's Future?  We touch Every school in Fort Bend ISD!  View the article under Grants in Action on our homepage to find out more information.  Donate Today!  

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  • Houston Rockets Logo

    FBISD Nights with the Houston Rockets!  March 15 and March 24! The first 100 tickets are allowed early entry to watch the players warm up before the game.  Purchase tickets today at www.rockets.com/promocode using Promo Code FBEF.

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  • 2017 Education Expedition

     

    The 14th annual Education Expedition Bike Ride will take place on April 1, 2017.  Our ride promises to provide a quality ride whether you are training for the all-important BP MS 150 or just wanting a great day with friends.  Our routes are designed to minimize busy intersections while providing a smooth and scenic ride.  Riders have the option of three routes ranging from 31 to 77 miles long.  Rest Stops are themed and staffed by students and teachers from our FBISD high schools vying for the "Best Rest Stop" award.  You will be entertained along the ride!  Stay and enjoy lunch after the ride too.  SAG wagons and motorcycle support will be on the course to assist with any needs.  This is one ride you won't want to miss. Register online or by mail today

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  • Astros

    SAVE THE DATE!!  Fort Bend ISD Day at the Ballpark is April 29, 2017 at 6:10 p.m.  The Houston Astros will be hosting the Oakland Atheletics. Discout tickets available.  Proceeds benefit the Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation.  Get to the ballpark early!  The first 10,000 fans will receive an Alex Bregman giveaway jersey.  Click here for more information!

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