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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.

NEED A SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE?

EFB is now accepting applications for college scholarships. Click the thumbnail at left to download a printable copy of the applications.

The DEADLINE for completed applications is MARCH 2 at 3PM

The Education Foundation of Bloomington (EFB) announced the 2017 Scholarship Award recipients on May 23 at Jeffferson High School and on May 30 at Kennedy High School.

The Education Foundation of Bloomington awarded $58,000 in 2017 Senior Scholarships to 54 graduating seniors. These students demonstrated academic excellence, community service, school involvement and financial need. Thanks to the generous support of local businesses, school and community organizations, individuals, and memorials we continue our tradition of honoring our high school graduates.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

MARCH

  2 –   Deadline for Scholarship

          Applications, 3p

14 –   EFB Board of Directors Mtg.,

          ESC Room 601

 

MAY

22 –   Jefferson Awards Ceremony

          7p, Auditorium

25 –   Deadline for Prodigy Award

          Nominations

29 –   Kennedy Awards Ceremony,

          6p, Auditorium

 

JUNE

20 –   EFB Board of Directors Mtg.,

          ESC Room 601

 

JULY

25 –   Chip In for Schools Golf

          Classic, Fundraiser, Dwan GC

 

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

In fiscal year 2017 the Foundation raised $183,000 in contribution income and increased program giving by 69%. Check out our annual report to see how we put your generosity to work in our schools. Click the thumbnail above to view our annual report.

Have someone to nominate for the 2018 Prodigy Awards?

Nominations are being accepted until May 25. Please download, complete and return the nomination packet on or before May 25. To download a printable copy of the packet, please click the thumbnail at right.

PRODIGY AWARD NOMINATIONS

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.

Education Foundation of Bloomington

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

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

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

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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.

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

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To learn more about the Education Foundation of Bloomington, please contact the EFB by completing the contact form below.

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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

 

www.efbmn.org