Annual Campaign

Did you know that Hernando County Education Foundation (HCEF) provided over $70,000 in Student Scholarships, over $100,000 in Classroom grants and over $200,000 in classroom supplies during the 2021-2022 fiscal year? It’s true! We rely on business and community donations, partnered with state funding and our own fundraising efforts to be able to have this kind of impact on the future of our students and on our educational partners (like teachers, aides and school programs) equipping them for success!

At Hernando County Education Foundation, we believe that tomorrow’s leaders are created by investing in today’s students.  We are able to invest in our future leaders in a variety of methods.  Here are  few:

 

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Make a Donation to Your Team below or Make your Pledge Here!

 

2024 Taste 4 Education

Location: Marker 48 Brewing

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Teachers in Action Showcase

Why Sponsor?
– Brand Exposure: Your organization gains significant visibility and brand exposure
among a large, relevant audience.
– Networking Opportunities: This event provides a platform for your organization to
connect with educators and decision-makers on future collaborative initiatives.
– Market Insights: Sponsoring such an event allows your organization to gain insights
into the needs, trends, and challenges in the education sector.
– Product Showcase: Your organization can showcase available products or services,
demonstrating their relevance and value to educators.
– Long-Term Impact: Investing in education can have a long-term impact on the future of our students and our workforce.

Sponsor Here

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

Did you know that Hernando County Education Foundation (HCEF) provided over $70,000 in Student Scholarships, over $100,000 in Classroom grants and over $200,000 in classroom supplies during the 2021-2022 fiscal year? It’s true! We rely on business and community donations, partnered with state funding and our own fundraising efforts to be able to have this kind of impact on the future of our students and on our educational partners (like teachers, aides and school programs) equipping them for success!

Volunteers play an important role in our ability to serve the Hernando County community.  To help us achieve our goals and offer services and programs to our community members, we need the help of many volunteers.  Join us in our efforts by completing the Volunteer Application and make an impact today!

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Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond to impact their school? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year (TOY) or School-Related Employee of the Year (SREOY)!

TOY and SREOY

Grant Funding Deadlines 2023-2024

Click here to view the Grant Funding Deadlines Page – This can also be accessed by clicking ‘Grants’ in the top menu on any page.

 

First Round Funding:

  • Grant Submission Deadline Date: September 6, 2023
  • Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date: September 8, 2023
  • HCEF Board Approval Date: September 21, 2023
  • HCSD Board Approval Date: District change to October 10, 2023
  • Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools: October 16, 2023
  • Approved Grant Mid-Year Report Due to HCEF: December 15, 2023
  • Approved Grant End of Year Report due to HCEF: May 3, 2024

Second Round Funding:

  • Grant Submission Date: October 6, 2023
  • Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date: October 9, 2023
  • HCEF Board Approval Date: October 19, 2023
  • HCSD Board Approval Date: November 14, 2023
  • Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools: October 30, 2023
  • Approved Grant Mid-Year Report Due to HCEF: December 15, 2023
  • Approved Grant End of Year Report due to HCEF: May 3, 2024

Third Round Funding:

  • Grant Submission Date: November 3, 2023
  • Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date: November 8, 2023
  • HCEF Board Approval Date: November 16, 2023
  • HCSD Board Approval Date: November 28, 2023
  • Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools: TBD
  • Approved Grant Mid-Year Report Due to HCEF: December 15, 2023
  • Approved Grant End of Year Report due to HCEF: May 3, 2024

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