We Bridge the Opportunity Gap ... Equipping Our Students to Close the Achievement Gap
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.
Chip in for Schools
Wed., July 25, 2018
Dwan Golf Course
at Minnesota Valley
For details and
to register online,
click green bar below
Chip In for Schools
Online Registration & Payment
VOLUNTEER SIGN UP NOW ONLINE!
If you would like to volunteer to help with our Chip In for Schools Golf event, we would like to have you! Please
click this link to see what opportunities are available and to sign up: Chip In Volunteers
DONATE to EFB
If you would like to make a financial contribution to EFB, please click the "Donate" button below.
22 – Jefferson Awards Ceremony
25 – Deadline for Prodigy Award
29 – Kennedy Awards Ceremony,
8 – Deadline for Innovation Grant
20 – EFB Board of Directors Mtg.,
ESC Room 601
25 – Chip In for Schools Golf
Classic, Fundraiser, Dwan GC
American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation
Classroom Innovation Grants
The Education Foundation of Bloomington (EFB) was selected to be the recipient of an American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation Grant in their Adopt-a-School Program.
The grant money is intended to be used for grants to staff in the Bloomington School District who submit grant requests to the EFB for innovative classroom projects that fall outside the normal funding priorities of the Bloomington School District.
The EFB is now accepting applications for the American Family Insurance classroom innovation grants. Applications will be accepted until 4PM on June 8.
If you would like to apply, please complete and return the appplication. To download a printable copy of the application, click the thumbnail at left.
SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION WITH A NOTE OF THANKS!
Show your appreciation for a Bloomington Public Schools teacher or staff member with a note of thanks and they'll get some ice cream at Scoops, too!
Complete the form with your note and pay online -- each note is a $5 donation to help EFB do great things for our students!
NOTE: If you are sending more than one Note of Thanks, you will need to complete the form for each person. However, you only need to pay the total amount ONCE. Check the "Other Donation'' button on the form if you are paying for 2 or more donations.
CHIP IN FOR SCHOOLS GOLF CLASSIC RECAP
The Education Foundation of Bloomington hosted its largest fundraiser of the year in July. The day included golfing, contests, awards and barbecue dinner. The EFB raised more than $50,000 to improve and change the educational experience of our Bloomington public school students. Thank you to over 34 generous sponsors, 130 golfers, and the many who contributed making it a successful and fun day!
HERITAGE DAYS PARADE BOOK DRIVE
More than 1,500 books were collected and distributed to children of all ages during Bloomington’s 2017 Heritage Days Parade in mid September.
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.
Click the links below to learn
more about each program.
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 25 at Dwan GC.
Innovation Grants and Student Success Stipends enhance classroom learning experiences and enable students to participate in learning and educational programs.
To learn more about the Education Foundation of Bloomington, please contact the EFB by completing the contact form below.
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