We Bridge the Opportunity Gap ... Equipping Our Students to Close the Achievement Gap

Education Foundation of Bloomington

The Education Foundation of Bloomington is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the educational experiences of students in Bloomington Public Schools. Our mission is to enhance the learning experience of students in Bloomington Public Schools by acquiring and distributing resources not available through public funding.

2019 Chip in for Schools Golf Classic


The Education Foundation of Bloomington will once again host the Chip in for Schools Golf Classic.  SAVE THE DATE of JULY 24, 2019!  Click here for registration information!  The day will include golfing, contests, awards, a dinner and great fun all to support the students and staff at Bloomington Public Schools. Our 2018 event was very successful and with your help we can continue that trend in 2019!   


The 2018 Chip in Schools Golf Classic raised more than $45,000 to improve and change the educational experience of our Bloomington public school students. Thank you to our many generous sponsors, 130 golfers, and talented volunteers. 


Bloomington Bookfest Recap


The First Annual Bloomington Bookfest event held on March 2nd was a success, with more than 225 families in attendance. Children, parents, and grandparents had the opportunity to hear from local children’s authors Nancy Carlson and Douglas Wood, visit book-themed rooms and have their pictures taken with Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and Clifford the Big Red Dog.  Every child received a free book!

Donate to EFB

If you would like to make a financial contribution to EFB, please click the "Donate" button below.

Upcoming Events

13 March 2019

EFB Quarterly Board Meeting


31 May 2019

Prodigy Award Nominations Due


24 July 2019

Chip In For Schools Golf Classic, Dwan Golf Club

What is the EFB's Role

in the community?

Watch the short video, at right,

to learn more about the

positive impact the

Education Foundation of Bloomington

has on public school students

in the community.

Education Foundation of Bloomington’s Programs


Prodigy Awards

Children’s Food for


Chip in for Schools

Golf Classic

Grants & Stipends

The foundation awards scholarships to qualified high school seniors to help finance their first year of college or technical training.



These awards, sponsored by former Bloomington Public Schools teacher Patrick Porter, recognize superb teamwork that improves the educational environment within Bloomington Public Schools.



Children's Food for Thought provides school lunches for students who would otherwise go without.



The EFB's largest  fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to improve and change the educational experience of students in Bloomington Public Schools. This year's event will be held on July 24 at Dwan Golf Club.



Innovation Grants and Student Success Stipends enhance classroom learning experiences and enable students to participate in learning and educational programs.



Please consider supporting our Bloomington students in need with a donation to the Education Foundation of Bloomington, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Mail: Education Foundation of Bloomington

2575 W. 88th Street Bloomington, MN 55431