The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools partners with our school district, parents, students, volunteers, community partners and business community to support and enhance the legacy of excellence in Eden Prairie Public Schools. We do this in the following ways:
Grants: Through Staff and Teacher Grants, the Foundation funds innovative programs to enhance student achievement and development. Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded over $1,000,000 in grants. See the impact of our grants.
“Thank you again for your generous decision to fund our Maker Space materials and the 3D printer. We are excited to … utilize all of these great tools!” – Mrs. Knoph & the Oak Point Staff
Scholarships: The Foundation is proud to administer 12 college scholarships awarded to seniors graduating from Eden Prairie High School. Over $175,000 in scholarships have been awarded since 2000.
Receiving the Holasek-Griffiths scholarship has allowed me to truly focus on my studies and devote time to things I am passionate about. Without your support, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Thank you. – Akila Pai, Class of 2013
Legacy Awards: Established in 2008, the Legacy Awards honor outstanding teachers, staff, students, volunteers, alumni and community leaders who positively impact students in our district.
“I can’t thank you enough for your Legacy Award. It has and will continue to be a career highlight.” – Pat Sexton, Staff of the Year, May 2015
Events and Sponsorship Opportunities: The Foundation hosts a variety of fundraising events, including:
- Red & Black Gala
- Online Auction
- Staff Appreciation Gifts
Funds raised go directly back to our schools.
The Foundation also works with businesses and community members who are interested in sponsoring and partnering with us to support our great work.